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Seattle Japanese Garden

1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112-3755
+1 206-684-4725
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Peaceful

A great place for photography, this Garden is located alongside the Washington Park Arboretum. Free... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Tloc1986
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New York City, New York
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Japanese Garden

This nice little garden is located within the Arboretum near Washington University. It's not too... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Stoic E
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An oasis of tranquility in the city, Seattle Japanese Garden invites visitors to indulge their senses and immerse themselves in quiet beauty. The Seattle Japanese Garden is open from March through November each year. More information on hours at seattlejapanesegarden.org.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112-3755
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+1 206-684-4725
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"fall colors"
in 11 reviews
"washington park arboretum"
in 8 reviews
"water features"
in 7 reviews
"stepping stones"
in 5 reviews
"peaceful place"
in 6 reviews
"photo shoot"
in 3 reviews
"trees and plants"
in 3 reviews
"enjoy the beauty"
in 4 reviews
"admission fee"
in 7 reviews
"full bloom"
in 4 reviews
"year round"
in 3 reviews
"per adult"
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"nice walk"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful park"
in 3 reviews
"public transportation"
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"sunny day"
in 6 reviews
"walk around"
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A great place for photography, this Garden is located alongside the Washington Park Arboretum. Free parking and restrooms available. From downtown you can take a bus ($2.50) or Lyft ($12-$15). Though small, you can spend an hour enjoying the grounds while snapping photos or basking...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This nice little garden is located within the Arboretum near Washington University. It's not too far from downtown Seattle. I paid a little under $15 one way for my Lyft ride. The garden is well-maintained, one of the wooden structure is under construction and blocked...More

Thank Stoic E
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a small garden, but it is beautifully maintained. My daughter is a photographer and was able to take several great photos. There are events here such as tea ceremonies. There weren't any on the day we went, but I bet they'd be really...More

Thank Snyder1966
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Reviewed 6 days ago

A beautiful garden, but small. $8 is a bit much to pay for such a small place. I have a membership at another garden, and usually get free/discounted admission to places like this all around the country, but the Japanese garden does not participate, so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Seattle Japanese Garden at 1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA is Lovely in the Summer. Japanese gardens are so peaceful.

Thank AptosAmy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful garden! Not very big and I'm not sure worth $8/person, but stunning flora and huge, bright and friendly koi make for a lovely walk in the garden

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This garden was very traditional in its layout and is very much like the gardens you will find in Tokyo and Kyoto, but smaller in scale. The garden costs to get into but it is well taken care of and worth the fee. It is...More

Thank jehenson81
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a little early for the full flowering of this garden, but even in mid-March, on a sunny day, it was glorious.

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Reviewed March 7, 2018

A beautiful, peaceful place to visit! Such a great escape from the crowded Downtown. Conveniently located, close to the public transportation.

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Visited the Japanese Gardens for my first time in the fall season. The first time I went was in Spring and it was beautiful but the fall colors are stunning. It’s small, with easy walking paths. If you want to get in to some really...More

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sdayt0n
January 1, 2017|
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Response from 60sgal | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty at any time of year but best in the spring.
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HPNY_12
July 26, 2016|
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Response from Kathy H | Reviewed this property |
No, cafe or food. We ate at the waterfront.
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