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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
Phone Number: +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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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... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Lethbridge, AB
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW 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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Thank ivylab
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

If you're looking for some peace and quiet, a place to think and reflect or just enjoy a moment with nature, this is the place for you. Not really recommended for young children, in my opinion.

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Conrad, Montana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

I was surprised to find out there was a Japanese Garden in Lethbridge, but it was a wonderful visit. It was very tranquil there and a unique experience. It was disappointing that the building was closed while we were there.

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Thank Steggie86
NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this review

Steggie86 we are sorry that you were not able to visit the pavilion. All guests should be allowed access to the building. We will ensure that our staff are made aware of your experience so that this does not happen in the future. More 

Airdrie, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Would recommend this to anyone who loves beautiful scenery, a very peaceful place to visit. We went when the trees were starting to change. Soooo many different colors Great place to get beautiful pictures of trees, water and the heritage of Japan. You could wander through at a slow pace to totally enjoy the relaxation the setting provides.

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Thank Sally M
NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for the kind review. It sounds as though you timed your visit to the garden perfectly. The Amur Maples turn a beautiful gold and red. More 

Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

So much to see and enjoy in this lovely garden on Henderson lake. It is nearly unimaginable that so much beauty can be fit into a relatively small space.

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Estevan, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Very peaceful and very beautiful. My Mom and Uncle Brian were there to enjoyed it too. The staff is very friendly.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

This is a beautifully executed, authentic Japanese garden that celebrates culture. Walk it's lovely paths

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Lethbridge
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

It gives some incite to another culture. i found it very beautiful and very peacefull and quite relaxing.

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are glad you enjoyed and relaxed in the garden. More 

Alberta, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Spent some time here with our son on a visit. I felt the 27 dollar admission for the 3 of us ( 9$each) was a bit steep for what was offered

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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this review

Do you know about our "Throw Back Thursday"? Admission is only $5. We are sorry that we were not able to meet your expectations. More 

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