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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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Relaxing Park

Two of us dropped in to take a stroll through this park. It is lovely & relaxing the way they have... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Gord P
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Calgary, Canada
History with a beautiful twist

If you can take a guided tour, do so, because you'll learn about Japanese-style landscape... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Victor P
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Calgary, Canada
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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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  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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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

Two of us dropped in to take a stroll through this park. It is lovely & relaxing the way they have things put together. There isn't too much of anything...just the right amount. We enjoyed spending time at the pond too ... watching the mother...More

Thank Gord P
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

If you can take a guided tour, do so, because you'll learn about Japanese-style landscape architecture using plant species indigenous to Alberta and Canada. The tea pavilion begs to be experienced barefoot (no, not even with socks), just so you can feel the incredibly smooth...More

Thank Victor P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited the Japanese Gardens on a very hot afternoon. Luckily there are lots of shady spots to sit and enjoy the peaceful surroundings. The pavilion is air conditioned and there are guides to explain various Japanese customs such as the tea ceremony and to...More

Thank Garth Stanley W
Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited this garden with my wife and in laws. The grounds are very well kept. We did a tour with a guide, Thomas who was very knowledgeable about the way the grounds are laid out. There was a lot of provided information he shared...More

Thank KelsterG
Reviewed 1 week ago

The garden here was beautiful with such nice and helpful staff. Very clean and organized place and so peaceful it was hard to believe where it is located it's so quite. Truly enjoyed the visit.

Thank Charlene A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Incredibly clean and well landscaped garden tucked behind lovely greenery and scenery. The place was quite busy and there were noticeable amounts of people of varying ages wearing Japanese-traditional or martial arts costumes. The water/pools looked great. The garden itself is serene and a welcome...More

Thank Marshymiss
Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though this place is near a busy road, you would hardly know. It's surrounded by trees of all types, and the gardens are very well kept. An oasis in a busy world :)

Thank MikeFitton
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are ever in Lethbridge you should stop and visit the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. It is a real nice attraction. It is right in Henderson Lake Park. They offer guided tours every so many hours. Or self guided tours any time they are...More

Thank Darren B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Definitely take the tour as you learn so much more about the garden. Take your time and enjoy the serenity of the garden.

Thank Tracey C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gardens are based on Japanese culture with structures constructed 50 years ago, with materials from Japan, in celebration of Canada's centennial and the City of Lethbridge's significant relationship with the people of Japan. The Garden offers great insight into the Japanese culture with a quiet...More

Thank leov965
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Brandy H
21 May 2017|
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Response from bnlw | Reviewed this property |
The cost of admission is $9 Adult; Sr. (60+) is $6; youth 6 -17 is $4; 5 and under no charge. There are tours at 10am, 1pm, and 5 pm. The hours of operation are from 9am with the last entrance admissions allowed at 5:30pm... More
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