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Sunken Gardens

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Address: 27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
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+1 402-441-7847
06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00

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A gem in the city

A beautiful garden in the heart of the city. Many unusual annuals and some tropical plants like banana plants. Different color scheme every year. Winter interest with statuary... read more

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Hastings, Nebraska
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Hastings, Nebraska
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A beautiful garden in the heart of the city. Many unusual annuals and some tropical plants like banana plants. Different color scheme every year. Winter interest with statuary and large pavilion.

Thank dogapproved
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8 reviews
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had a picnic lunch on a Spring day. Joy! The flowers and pools were clean and colorful. Great for a few moments of nature in the middle of town.

Thank Guy T
Southington, Connecticut
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5 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Sunken Gardens are a great place for a short visit. The gardens are multi-level having many flower beds and some coy ponds. On our last visit some of the early sun exposed daffodils and tulips were past their prime. Other shaded plants were still in a nice blooming state. There were also some ornamental trees that were in full... More 

Thank Don S
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50 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This garden is free to the public and is in constant change as different varieties of flowers bloom and grow. Right now the tulips are the "pretty" part, but as the season continues, many other flowers bloom and change. The ponds have large goldfish and interesting plants, too. A relaxing place to walk and a fun place to take photos.... More 

Thank 123456grands
Newton, Iowa
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90 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was a bit early in the season, but just walking the grounds, one can see that when all the landscaped gardens are planted, this will be a spectacular place to be. They did have a few tulips and other early Spring flowers in bloom and the dome entrance to the Garden was fun to see all the animals, trees... More 

Thank MALaehn
Hastings, Nebraska
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16 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very relaxing & comforting place to just relax and enjoy...a must visit when all the foliage has bloomed.

Thank mg68901
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36 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Sunken Gardens are a beautiful place to see when in season. Many weddings and photos are taken there.

Lincoln, Nebraska
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5 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully manicured,impressive display of water & soil plants, calming place to walk, relax, take photos, & TOTALLY enjoy every moment you're there. A FREE & enjoyable adventure

Thank geminimlc
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Sunken Gardens are always a delight. There's always something from Spring to Fall that's just arriving at its peak or you can plan another visit just in time to catch it bursting out.

Thank DeFrost42
York, Nebraska
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Visited the Sunken Gardens one Sunday afternoon with family. Everyone had a nice time looking at all the beautiful flowers.

Thank travelbug37th

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