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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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Absolutely awesome!

From gravel pit to a wonderland of lush greenery, colorful blooms, ponds & Lilly pads, and great architecture - Lincoln's Sunken Gardens is a must see. It's easily accessible and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Holly Z
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

From gravel pit to a wonderland of lush greenery, colorful blooms, ponds & Lilly pads, and great architecture - Lincoln's Sunken Gardens is a must see. It's easily accessible and FREE!

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Thank Holly Z
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Need a night out to just walk around, breath in beauty and fresh flowers? Sunken Gardens is the place for it! Clean and Beautiful!

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Thank Danielle S
Lincoln, Nebraska
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We have been three times this year and always see something new. The flowers and plants are beautiful. My granddaughter enjoys the fish. Well worth the time to go And walk around the sunken Gardens

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Thank PatiLeaHughes
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

So we weren't sure what to do while we were in Lincoln and this popped up on our Trip Advisor things to do list. It is so beautiful and peaceful here! Loved that you could just walk through at your own pace and there is no fee to do so.

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Thank Pamela R
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29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

All the hard work in setting up and maintaining the flowers in here pays dividends all spring, summer & fall. Definitely worth a visit.

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Thank John J
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here before lunch one day and it was beautiful. It's a lovely and colorful little garden. It's a great way to spend 20 minutes or so. That's about how long we walked around. There's also a rose garden across the street.

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Thank Andriana R
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82 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The sunken gardens are lovely. Lots of beautiful water features and flowers. Would be a great place for a photoshoot or picnic. It's not huge but they make good use of the space.

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Thank Bizzled
Kearney, Nebraska
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place to relax and read a good book, or to take memorable pictures!!! We spent hours just walking around and enjoying the view!

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Thank Traveler73_13
Melton Mowbray, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely little garden with superb variety of plants and flowers...extremely well kept, and very peaceful

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Yucca Valley, California
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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ideal for just taking a tranquil walk after dinner, or anytime really. Centrally located and cannot be seen by the street, other than the outer top area. The garden drops well below ground level, however the path is very easy to travel for all ages.

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