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Sunken Gardens

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Address: 27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
Phone Number: 402.441.7847
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Nice selection of plants, great for pictures!! Coy ponds. Small but sweet park and it is free!!! We are there for about 45 minutes, but very nice to sit and relax.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
MichelleK1212
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice selection of plants, great for pictures!! Coy ponds. Small but sweet park and it is free!!! We are there for about 45 minutes, but very nice to sit and relax.

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Thank MichelleK1212
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I was born and raised close to these gardens. They've changed a lot over the past 50 years and are well worth a visit. Part of the river walk trail goes through here now so it is easy to access.

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Thank Chuck H
Lincoln, Nebraska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Lincoln's sunken gardens has been around for a long time. My parents visited it on their honeymoon around 1950. They said it was very beautiful then, as it is now. Those that work on all its plants take great care and pride in the setup of the floral arrangements. It has great walking paths widening through the flowers, a large... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A great place to stroll and enjoy the various plants. Plants that are pretty from spring to fall. The rose gardens scr the street are fun to look at also.

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Thank nefamilyfive
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Spend a half hour at this Lincoln legend. Annuals, perennials, fish, sculptures coexist in this well kept, outdoor garden. Sit a spell on a bench and let nature's sights, the fountains, and reflecting pool relieve some of the everyday. Read or watch, you'll leave a bit calmer than when you arrived. Catch a wedding throughout the spring and summer as... More 

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Thank Mike M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice public garden I have visited many times, though I've been warned not to go there alone at night due to the area of town. There are often weddings there on Saturdays.

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Thank Karin A
El Paso, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful, Beautiful and catches your eye from the road. Nice place to visit if you ever go to Lincoln, NE.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is about the best time to visit the gardens. Talk a walk among the many beautiful plants and flowers or sit and relax along one of the paths. This is a gem of Lincoln!

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Thank Thauder
Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a hidden gem in Lincoln. I go about once a month, just to see things evolving through the seasons. Great place to get ideas for plant and color combinations. My out if town visitors are always impressed.

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Scottsbluff, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The water gardens are beautiful with water lilies and lotus . The statuary is elegant. The flowers are well kept and well planned every year it is a treat for the senses!

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