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Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden

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Great Daily Walk

This is an amazing garden. There is a charge for admission, adults $4 and children 12 and under are... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leslie J
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Marshfield, Missouri
walk your senses

Is a good place to be in contact with nature. It own a special beauty and peace. Kids can run and... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
juanitavazquezmo
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Branson, Missouri
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The Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden is open from April 1 through October 31 annually. The operating hours are 10 AM to 7 PM April - September and closes at 6 p.m. in October. Admission is $3/adults; children 12 and under are free. The Garden sits on...more
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2400 S Scenic Ave, Springfield, MO 65807-3220
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing garden. There is a charge for admission, adults $4 and children 12 and under are free. This location is very pretty and a great quiet walk. I sometimes walk here on my lunch when i need somewhere quiet.

Thank Leslie J
Reviewed 3 September 2018

Nice walking path for couples or by one's meditative self---but for flowers as we expected: was a little disappointing. Nice quiet area---but does have a breeze coming from a nearby field and all smells associated with that. Close to other gardens that did have the...More

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Katie S, Manager at Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you for your observation! The Japanese Garden is built on the foundation of the basic elements of plants, water, and rocks with simple, clean lines to create a tranquil retreat. The interest is not found in the flowers, but the subtle differences in color...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Is a good place to be in contact with nature. It own a special beauty and peace. Kids can run and enjoy nature, couples can re-connect and single can just be in contact with nature.More

Thank juanitavazquezmo
Katie S, Manager at Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for your comments! This quiet corner of the park is the only place I have consistently spotted indigo bunting & green herons. You will also find bluebirds, goldfinches, cardinals, robins, great blue heron and other birds as well and through the entire Springfield...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

I lived in Japan for 2 years a long time ago, and this was a way to revisit that wonderful time. And it was a way for my husband to experience, in a small way, what I experienced when I was there. It's a very...More

Thank Jeanne C
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We were in Springfield for a long weekend and visited the Nathanael Greene park for the free Butterfly Garden festival and stumbled upon the Japanese Stroll Garden. It's so centrally located in Springfield! It was free that day and we had some extra time so...More

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Katie S, Manager at Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2018

Thank you! We typically offer a free day during our Cherry Blossom Kite Festival (usually 1st Sat in April) and Butterfly Festival (late June). Regular admission is $4/adult; 12 and under free. Supporters of the Friends of the Garden and/or Springfield Sister Cities enjoy free...More

Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

I love this little stroll garden. It is so beautiful and peaceful. The water features make it very relaxing. A must see!

Thank Ellie R
Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful little less than 1/2 mile walk total. Great place to take young children to feed fish & walk across water on secure stepping stones. A lot of shady quiet spots to sit, reflect, cry, read, .... It was 90 degrees & sunny & I...More

Thank CGSteven
Reviewed 25 June 2018

My teenager wanted to add this stop to a family trip, and it was well worth it. A paved trail loops through it, and there are lots of beautiful plants. A pond sits in the middle of the trail, and it was beautiful and peaceful....More

Thank see_the_midwest
Reviewed 24 June 2018

This was a 4.00 dollar worth garden. You take awesome pictures. Very relaxing and great place to walk.

Thank SAMIS27
Reviewed 18 June 2018

I visited in Feb. which is definitely the wrong time of the year to go. Lots of people around but no plants and stuff to seeMore

1  Thank Larry C
Katie S, Manager at Mizumoto Japanese Stroll Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2018

Thank you for your response. Most of our favorite attractions are seasonal. The Japanese Garden is normally open April- October. The native butterfly house is open mid May to September when insects are most active. However, if you do visit in winter, there are over...More

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Jess0419
25 June 2018|
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Response from DustinHolmes | Reviewed this property |
Not if you are just taking personal photos or pictures of your family. They do charge if you are working as a professional photographer taking photos of someone who is paying you.
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MaryFromMissouri
10 April 2018|
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Response from Katie S | Property representative |
The date has varied every year for the past 10 years... Generally the Yoshinos and Higan Weeping forms bloom the first week of April and the double pom Kwanzans bloom the 2nd-3rd week of April. The blooms have come and gone... More
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j1ceasar
20 July 2017|
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Response from Benn D | Reviewed this property |
Never have seen any offered
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