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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
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06:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 23:00

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The Most Beautiful Place in the City

Lincoln's Sunken Gardens are breathtaking at any time during spring, summer, and autumn. I love to stop there when I'm in town and take photos of the flowers. This is a popular... read more

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Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lincoln's Sunken Gardens are breathtaking at any time during spring, summer, and autumn. I love to stop there when I'm in town and take photos of the flowers. This is a popular spot for photographers and weddings.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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23 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful display of annuals starting in Mid-June. New landscaping each year. A must see in Lincoln. Easy parking

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Seward, Nebraska
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking through Sunken Gardens is like stepping into another land for little while! Beautiful foliage and art!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016 via mobile

Best place for outside wedding.. love the fresh smell of flowers, the rushing of the running water fall is relaxing and beautifully done. It's also a nice place to just get away during the day or night in the summer or spring..

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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8 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Very quaint, beautiful flower garden that offers levels of flowers to walk alongside. In the early summer evenings, this garden offers laughter of children from nearby zoo, couples walking hand in hand, and even hosts many summertime weddings.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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15 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

A beautiful spot in Lincoln. Depending on the season, the flowers, setting and decor can be extremely beautiful. When my aged mother visits, this was one of her favorite spots to go and there are often weddings being held here. It is not huge but oh so peaceful and beautiful. They do an excellent job of transforming this place from... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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267 reviews
119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

This would get a 5 if it were a little bigger. We knew winterization had taken place, but wanted to see it to see if we would come back during the summer months. We definitely would. Loved the Koi ponds and serene atmosphere. My only downside, is it is small. If you are wanting to get a walk in, then... More 

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Ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2016

It is a nice and beautiful garden at the crossroads of two busy streets. The ponds the fishes, the flowers and the landscape helps to transfix yourself in a different world. A world of calm and relaxation.

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Thank thor2705
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

We have been going here for years. I go alone, take my children or go for a stroll to a perfect ending for date night. I love the koi fish and the lily pads. Beautiful flowers and history. Great place for a wedding.

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Lincoln, Nebraska
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11 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

This area is bounded by two busy streets, but my visits there are very peaceful. The traffic simply disappears when you immerse yourself in the beautiful ponds, waterfalls and plantings.

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