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Really beautiful and very relaxing. The complementary tour was excellent and completely worth the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Beautiful and relaxing

Beautiful and tranquil, very relaxing to just sit and have a conversation in the sunshine... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sherie B
Marysville, Washington
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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...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112-3755
+1 206-684-4725
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Really beautiful and very relaxing. The complementary tour was excellent and completely worth the wait. I would recommend joining the tour and afterwards revisiting your favorite locations for some relaxation and reflection.

Thank omada1235
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Beautiful and tranquil, very relaxing to just sit and have a conversation in the sunshine. Although, I wish it was a little bigger area with a little more to see.

Thank Sherie B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Great Japanese garden located next to and separate from the Seattle Arboretum is about 3.5 acres and can be covered in less than an hour. Small entrance fee goes to maintain garden.

Thank dmasu2005
Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful peaceful day. The gardeñs are wonderful. The only down side is you hear the road noise. No religious symbols in the garden at all. Very unusual for a Japanese garden.not too big. You can walk the entire garden easily.borrowed views.

Thank lindeee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only came here because we picked up a hirecar close to the park, but it turned out to be great. If you have not been to a Japanese garden before, you have to like Green! This one was very well designed and maintained. Clean,...More

Thank 955Roger
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a gorgeous and tranquil place. This is the most beautiful garden I have ever been to. The Japanese Maples are breathtaking. I can’t say enough about the beauty and splendor this garden has to offer.

Thank Adie W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice place to visit. Very serene once you get inside. I would highly recommend wearing comfy shoes. I would recommend NOT going on the weekend. Parking was a NIGHTMARE.

Thank digene
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting in winter is 3, but spring and summer with the gorgeous foliage makes this a 5 for sure. If you don’t like plants, flowers, Asian garden decorations or tea ceremonies you’ll be bored. Those of us who love flowers will be in heaven.

Thank TravelinSuz
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped to walk for a bit while on vacation. It was smaller than I had anticipated. We were in and out in 20 minutes

Thank doni1824
Reviewed 10 August 2018

If you haven't visited this wonderful and extensive garden you're missing a gem. Regrettably even after several years of construction to replace the "sinking" Evergreen Point floating bridge the access work isn't finished making it a bit of a challenge to access particularly during the...More

Thank Ken D
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20 April 2018|
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Response from stacicooperhoffmann | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Much of this garden is not accessible with a wheelchair
1 January 2017|
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Response from 60sgal | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty at any time of year but best in the spring.
26 July 2016|
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Response from Kathy H | Reviewed this property |
No, cafe or food. We ate at the waterfront.