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Seattle Japanese Garden

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Address: 1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112-3755
Phone Number: 206 684 4725
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On the third Saturday of every month at 1:30 PM, a Japanese tea ceremony is...

On the third Saturday of every month at 1:30 PM, a Japanese tea ceremony is staged in this beautiful garden.

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Lush and serene garden

Take a stroll through the Japanese Garden and enjoy the shade the trees provide. Buy food to feed the Koi at the entrance gate and see them gather just at the sound of your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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North Carolina
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78 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Take a stroll through the Japanese Garden and enjoy the shade the trees provide. Buy food to feed the Koi at the entrance gate and see them gather just at the sound of your voice. Watch for the turtles that stay partially submerged in hot weather. Listen to the babble of the waterfall running over the rocks. Walk along the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice garden and a quiet oasis in downtown Seattle but at a cost of $30 for our family it was not worth the cost. If this is your thing I suggest the Pacific Bonsai Museum. It's a bit out of Seattle but free and the beautiful bonsais are stunning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Such an amazing japanese garden, it's a decent size and the price is not bad at all. They also sell food for the fish which is also cheap. They have discounts for students so my ticket was $4 and adults were $6, the fish food was $1. So not bad at all considering most of Seattle's tour sites are well... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing park. Best time to visit would be summer or fall. Perfect for kids! However they don't allowed wedding pictures. May be you can request a personal tour and conduct wedding photo, but I am not sure about that!

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Whitefish Bay, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After having visited the San Fransisco Japanese Garden and hiked across Japan, this small garden was not the most amazing place, but....in the context of a relaxing hike through the Arboretum, this garden was a wonderful add on.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sure, this is a small garden in US terms, but has many hidden spots to discover. Don't rush. Take your time to see everything from every point of view.

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SEATTLE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Be sure to bring your camera! Beautifully designed Asian park with artistic trees and blooming plants. Ponds contain Koi, which you can feed (fish food available at entry). A favorite for wedding photos--spring and autumn are particularly lovely.

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Framingham, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2016

This is a small but beautiful Japanese garden. The paths lead around and over a lovely pond that has large koi, some turtles and lilies. The trees and bushes have been lovingly trimmed making this a very beautiful and peaceful garden.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

We visited this park on a Sunny, Sunday in July. Entrance fee is $6 p/p but it's still well worth a visit. This park would be best to visit in spring or fall, for the beautiful maple tree colours in fall and wisteria in spring. The garden houses a pond filled with large Koi fish and some turtles, these are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

It is tiny but worth the visit. Unfortunately, the sound of continual car traffic kills the tranquility one expects visiting a Japanese garden.

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