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Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden

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Address: Mayor Magrath Drive S | Next to Henderson Lake, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6, Canada
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+1 403-328-3511
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Nikka Yuko is currently closed for the season. However, this December we...

Nikka Yuko is currently closed for the season. However, this December we will be opening the garden for the inaugural Winter Lights Festival. Visit our website for more details.

The Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is a Municipal Historic Resource providing guests with a unique cultural experience in a beautiful authentic Japanese garden.

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I have been here for a long time ago. The place is small but nice for taking a rest in summer hot day. I also take part in a tea ceremony and it's quite interesting.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have been here for a long time ago. The place is small but nice for taking a rest in summer hot day. I also take part in a tea ceremony and it's quite interesting.

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Thank Ái Mỹ L
Lethbridge, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Wonderful, relaxing, zen! So peaceful. Try to go when they are serving tea in the pagoda. Make sure you make a wish and sound the gong.

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Thank 279canadiantravelers
Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This authentic Japanese garden is a place of quiet solitude and simple beauty. Not to be missed when in lethbridge.

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Thank Brian W
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The staff are phenomenal. Very helpful and want you to be happy. The venue is beautifully manicured and absolutely well maintained.

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Thank Salina J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful garden set beside a park and man made lake. Very peaceful and beautiful just like the gardens in Japan. Love going to take a break from life. Enjoy the peace! As a side note, they also have live music perform at the park. I saw the Lethbridge Taiko Drummers and that was fantastic!! The drums in the park... More 

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Thank Tabercorn
Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The gardens were lit up for the Christmas season and it was beautiful!! More light next year I hear! Also 50th anniversary this year! Don't expect flowers-this garden is more Japanese traditional with trees, rocks and water! It is meant to be a peaceful place. More information is provided in the gift shop!

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Thank rdharvey110
Lethbridge, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

My family and I went when they decorated the garden with tons of Xmas lights, it was quite beautiful and entertaining. Hay rides, concession, historic tour, the whole family loved it. Wandering through the trails and seeing the lights was the highlight.

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Thank Garnmc
Osoyoos, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

I always take the time to visit this park when I am in Lethbridge. It is always serene and even when loaded with tourists you can still find the peacefulness that the park is designed to invoke. It is not an expensive place to visit. It is great for people of all ages.

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Thank Dale H
Lethbridge, AB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

This is not an action adventure. It has been around a long time and it's a very relaxing venue, specializing in peace and tranquility. Only open in the summer for more of the more mature crowd, situated along Henderson Lake in Lethbridge. They also do Yoga here during the summer, can't get more authentic than that. Enjoy!

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

It may be small but be ready to spend at least a couple of hours here. Very relaxing and calming. We felt like we were in a different country.

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