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Seattle Japanese Garden

1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112-3755
+1 206-684-4725
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beautiful way to spend an hour

It was our last morning in Seattle, beautifully sunny with perfect temperatures which we hated to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Jessica D
Plano, Texas, United States
Relaxing Garden

This is a Japanese style garden with many winding roads. You get mental and physical relaxaion... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Sydney, Australia
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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 4 days ago

It was our last morning in Seattle, beautifully sunny with perfect temperatures which we hated to waste indoors or on more concrete. A 25 min bus ride dropped us at the Arboretum park area where we enjoyed a short shaded walk to the Japanese entrance....More

Thank Jessica D
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a Japanese style garden with many winding roads. You get mental and physical relaxaion here. Water flows throwout the garden with colorful fish to watch and feed. A 5 dollar entry fee is charged.

Thank PCM199
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is a bit remote, but it adds to the serene feel in the garden. The garden is quite small, but very beautiful and well kept. The teahouse was not open when we visited. Feeding the koi fish was fun, so do purchase the...More

Thank Ada S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a great way to spend an afternoon in the sun! The plants and flowers are gorgeous and well worth a visit.

Thank JordiBee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A gorgeous and relaxing place. If you are needing to relax, this might be the ideal spot for you to go. My wife and I came here to simply walk around and enjoy ourselves. Sometimes they have free days, which we found out because we...More

Thank PrestonBradleyStell
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took an Uber out to the arboretum and then walked from there to the Japanese Garden. It's very peaceful and lovely, and makes for a lovely break from downtown.

Thank NJChisoxFan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Maybe we are a little spoiled but we were both a little disappointed here. It's a nice garden but just not super impressive. I just expected more from Seattle on this one. It was fairly easy to get around for a handicap scooter. It was...More

Thank Kim D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently went for the first time. Grounds are beautiful and well manicured. The gardens offered peaceful serenity in the midst of the busy city. This is a great place to spend an hour or so!

1  Thank Bellinghamster64
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went during one of the Japanese cultural festivals, Otsukimi, or moon viewing. It was a beautiful park with an amazing atmosphere. It was definitely worth the price. The tea ceremony was incredibly interesting and inspiring.

1  Thank Jessica B
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We visited on a Thursday and entry was free. This is a beautiful spot in Seattle that was a very peaceful retreat after a busy day of sight-seeing in the city.

1  Thank Amydwoodward
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1 January 2017|
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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.