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Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden

Mayor Magrath Drive S | Next to Henderson Lake, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6, Canada
+1 403-328-3511
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Peace, tranquillity and friendship await you at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. The gem of Southern Alberta is celebrating it's 50th year with cultural activities and the very best omotenashi (hospitality) every day. Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden season officially begins Saturday May 13th and the season runs to Sunday October 8th. Enjoy the Lethbridge Japanese Garden from the first spring blossom to the final autumn leaf.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mayor Magrath Drive S | Next to Henderson Lake, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nikka Yuko is a treasure to have in our city. It is a small Japanese garden, but it has big heart. The staff are knowledgeable and kind. They host many events throughout the year, from yoga to cultural story telling for kids, to moonlight viewings...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Five of us visited the Nikka Yuko Japanese garden. Beautiful landscaped gardens. We visited on a Sunday morning and it was very quiet.

Thank Edwin F
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Always take visitors here and they have a great time. Very friendly and a peaceful setting.The grounds are amazing and the staff very informative.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place. Staff was very kind. The garden was beautiful and the pond was great. If you need to let stress melt away, this is the place!

Thank Gareth T
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garden tends to be rather bi-chromatic: green and grey. The house is also bi-chromatic: white and brown. There are, however some flowers (in June, the peonies are in bloom) around the periphery. A fun thing for adults and children to do is to swing...More

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review Profession-Pilgrim. You are correct, the garden and pavilion are bi-chromatic, but it should be noted that this is not by chance. As with all things in a proper Japanese garden, great though in put into selection of design, colour, sound...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It’s certainly not the biggest garden but what a gem. This strolling garden deserves one taking the time for the guided tour which describes the symbolism giving more insight. Our guide Indy was very knowledgeable and welcomed all questions. Make sure to look at the...More

Thank thirketf
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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks so much for a wonderful review. I will let Indy know you enjoyed her tour!

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Adjacent to Henderson Park, it is a peaceful oasis where you can walk and relax at your leisure. I visited early afternoon; so I didn’t see any light displays. I still enjoyed my visit very much.

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review. The Winter Light Festival will start up again next December. If you are in Lethbridge, please visit us for the winter experience of Nikka Yuko. Safe travels Mishka01

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Reviewed 13 March 2018

If you ever have the chance the Christmas lights is a must. We took our Grand daughter and she loved it.

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much. It was our second year. We hope we can grow on the Winter Light Festival for years to come. I hope you can enjoy the green or fall colours of our garden as well.

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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

The Gardens were beautiful with the way the lights were arranged. I was very impressed by the Mt. Fuji display.

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting for the Winter Lights Festival Raymond.

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Reviewed 2 February 2018

It's a good place to spent time, stroll leisurely summer or winter. Easy to find and a safe place to relax.

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NYJG, Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and for visiting Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden jovenciop.

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Irene A
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Response from Raymond B | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if any specific tours that would include Nikka Yuko.
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Response from Reno C |
The information above is a bit outdated. Currently as of May of 2017 the rates are: Admission Rates Adults - $9.00 Seniors (60+) - $6.00 Youth (6 to 17 years) - $4.00 Children (5 and under) - Free The open hours are from... More
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