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Staceyleft wrote a review Aug 2020
East Aurora, New York104 contributions34 helpful votes
Three of us had such a nice peaceful stroll through the gardens! Not sure it would have been as quiet if not for Covid. We also came on a weekday. The gardens were beautiful, koi were active, we even saw the turtles, and great spider webs!
Date of experience: August 2020
imrico wrote a review Aug 2020
338 contributions46 helpful votes
This is definitely worth a visit if you enjoy Japanese gardens. Thankfully on the day I went there were very few people. The koi and turtles in the pond were great! I also very much liked the lily pads with flowers.
Date of experience: July 2020
WanderingOttersons wrote a review May 2020
Denver, Colorado230 contributions45 helpful votes
After running around Seattle and all of the activities, you should stop here to take your breath. A quiet stop in a bustling city. The location is away from the center of the city but not that far away. We happened to be staying nearby so were able to walk over and then get an Uber to downtown after. Take the time to slowly walk around and look at all there is to take in from every angle. We went on a hot summer day and there was not a crowd so we were able to sit a few times and just relax. There is a large variation of flora in these well-manicured gardens. Beautiful and tranquil.…
Date of experience: July 2019
cougar_df wrote a review Apr 2020
Sydney, Australia230 contributions60 helpful votes
It's not a large garden and can easily be covered in a couple of hours, but what a tranquil and serene piece of paradise. The architecture and design cleverly captures the Japanese philosophy of peace and rest, and it does wonders for the hectic soul. If you ever need to reset your perspective and focus on whatever is on your mind, a few hours in this magical garden could do the trick for you.…
Date of experience: March 2020
StefJax wrote a review Mar 2020
Tampa, Florida2,371 contributions218 helpful votes
This is a small but very pretty garden. It was full of people and yet everyone was quiet and respectful. The fall foliage was just starting to show through and it was a lovely scene.
Date of experience: October 2019