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Sunken Gardens

27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
+1 402-441-7847
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I finally got the chance to wander through this amazing garden and will be making it a frequent... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Carl Junction, Mo
via mobile
Beautiful Hidden Gem

This park is an oasis in the city. Beautiful, quiet and tranquil. Great place to walk and take... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Christine H
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
+1 402-441-7847
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I finally got the chance to wander through this amazing garden and will be making it a frequent stop. The design and flower choices are beautiful and butterflies we're everywhere! The gardens are located at 27th and Capital Parkway and ample free parking is around...More

Thank ShelleyA564
Reviewed 1 week ago

This park is an oasis in the city. Beautiful, quiet and tranquil. Great place to walk and take some time to sit and enjoy the gardens along with the Koi ponds. Restrooms were clean and available.

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Sunken Gardens is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Lincoln during the summer and fall. This year the theme was Purple Rain in a tribute to Prince and the flowers were absolutely stunning. The team at Sunken Gardens never fails to impress...More

Thank HuntingLife
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am constantly amazed when I find people who live in LIncoln and have not yet been to the Sunken Gardens. It is a neat place to take special occasion photos, enjoy a picnic lunch or just relax and take in the serenity. Located on...More

Thank dpurt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful and a must see. No charge to enter. The most beautiful flowers and landscaping. The Lily pond is lovely. Serene and peaceful. Amazingly maintained.

Thank Marie T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In late spring the sunken gardens seem to be planted overnight. Throughout the summer it is the most beautiful spot in Lincoln. Many a wedding has been held on the grounds. It is free to visit and easy to find.

Thank justvisiting4fun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sunken Gardens is a beautiful small garden tucked in at the corner of 27th and Normal Boulevard near the Children's Zoo, blocks away from the state capitol and downtown Lincoln. This year all of the plants seem to have outdone themselves and are bigger...More

Thank Lori N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not big on looking at flowers just because, but we went twice. Once, the after we arrived because it was recommended by the hotel staff, and then again the next morning. Very relaxing watching the Koi ponds and people passing through. Historically interesting and...More

Thank David U
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had some time last night so took Uber from our hotel. This place in September will not disappoint. Many areas to sit and relax and plant and people watch. It is not that big but has a lot packed into the space. There are some...More

Thank MaryModesto
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a must see garden. The flowers, trees and plants are well maintained and breath taking! When you close your eyes and take a deep breath the small is amazing. The colors and various textures are bold and beautiful.

Thank Vicki L
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Mangay R
7 April 2017|
Response from Movn4wood | Reviewed this property |
So, sorry for the delayed response, hopefully your trip hasn't come and gone already. If not let me know and I will share some of my thoughts on additional places to go.
Lorraine G
7 March 2017|
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Response from jules45667 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! No charge, its free and wide open to the public. That said, however, its Nebraska and plants still are dormant or not planted. Taking a nice stroll down the walks can give you, however, a feel for the architecture of... More
Michael E
9 September 2016|
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Response from AnonymousLiving | Reviewed this property |
Yes and its even more beautiful to look at at night especially with your significant other..