Seattle Japanese Garden, Seattle

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Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
The Seattle Japanese Garden is a 3.5 acre (14,000 m²) Japanese garden in the Madison Park neighborhood of Seattle. The garden is located in the southern end of the Washington Park Arboretum on Lake Washington Boulevard East. The garden is one of the oldest Japanese gardens in North America, and is regarded as one of the most authentic Japanese gardens in the United States.
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  • Three of us had such a nice peaceful stroll through the gardens! Not sure it would have been as quiet if not for Covid. We also came on a weekday. The gardens were beautiful, koi were active, we...  more »
  • This is definitely worth a visit if you enjoy Japanese gardens. Thankfully on the day I went there were very few people. The koi and turtles in the pond were great! I also very much liked the lily...  more »
  • My first time here, I attended the Moon Viewing Event. It was such an amazing experience to be there at night. The landscape was amazing, tranquil and beautiful. There was a good amount of people at the garden for the event, but not too overwhelming to crowd the entire area. I'm glad they made the event intimate.
  • Such an amazing place! We live in Japan, but when we come home our children love to come here with their grandparents, as it reminds them of Japan. Everything here is truly Japanese and nicely styled. Very good place to get to know Japanese garden culture if you don't have a chance to travel to the land of the rising sun in the near future.

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