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Seattle Japanese Garden

1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112-3755
+1 206-684-4725
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Subtly Exquisite

This really is a small jewel, especially in fall when we visited. A true Japanese garden, serene... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Beautiful Area, Bright Colors in Fall

This is a beautiful area year round. The price of admission is $6 for adults and well worth it. It... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2016
Everett, Washington
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On the third Saturday of every month at 1:30 PM, a Japanese tea ceremony is staged in this beautiful garden.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112-3755
+1 206-684-4725
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

This really is a small jewel, especially in fall when we visited. A true Japanese garden, serene, the path meanders giving constant new views. The water features are wonderful. Well placed rocks allowed us to cross the little brook which feed a good sized pond....More

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Reviewed 20 October 2016

This is a beautiful area year round. The price of admission is $6 for adults and well worth it. It is especially gorgeous in fall when the many varied maples turn color.

Thank Michael_Keller
Reviewed 18 October 2016

You'd never know you are in Seattle walking this excellent Japanese Garden just a couple miles from downtown. The #11 bus from downtown (pick it up at Nordstrom's as just 1 location) takes you directly to its entrance at the corner of Madison Avenue and...More

Thank AirWavesC42MKII
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Our son and his fiance wanted a couple of snaps in the garden with the fall colors for their "save a date" wedding cards so the 6 of us piled into cars and went on a Sunday afternoon. Finding a parking spot for 3 cars...More

Thank SandJbusytravelers
Reviewed 11 October 2016

I love this place. I visit often during the Fall Colors season and in the Spring. It's a nice, tightly-packaged, well-manicured visual feast. You can also cross the street and wander through the Washington Park Arboretum for free if you need more trees and colors.

Thank seattlenativemike
Reviewed 5 October 2016

One of the most beautiful hidden spots in Seattle, this small garden has treasures around every corner. Very well maintained, with a brochure that provides good background information. Hungry koi, sunning turtles, a stream with bridges and stepping stones, benches to sit and admire the...More

Thank Elle454
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Did not want to drive in the Seattle traffic so opted to take public transport. Street cars took us as far as the Zoo only to find that the shuttle does not work in the week only a service bus, both of which only runs...More

Thank Festie
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This little garden gem was an unexpected but wonderful treat. Tucked away in a somewhat residential area, the garden offers a gentle walking path through various styles of Japanese Gardens. The garden is well maintained and the Koi pond was lovely.

Thank heatherf744
Reviewed 19 September 2016

My husband and I visited the Garden in early September and we'll definitely go back as autumn colors show up more. (This really is a garden for all seasons!) Walking is very easy; the hardscape is thoughtfully done and plants are stunning. The brochure gives...More

Thank Sue W
Reviewed 11 September 2016

I love gardens and was looking forward to my visit to Seattle to see all of the greenery (it's pretty brown in Texas in September). The gardens did not disappoint. While I loved all of the Japanese Maples (and the moss-like grass growing on the...More

Thank austinfamilyof4
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Response from 60sgal | Reviewed this property |
It's pretty at any time of year but best in the spring.
26 July 2016|
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Response from Kathy H | Reviewed this property |
No, cafe or food. We ate at the waterfront.