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Sunken Gardens

27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
+1 402-441-7847
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Always worth a visit!

Lincoln's Sunken Gardens are always worth a visit. Lovely gardens, water features, and surprising... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ZipZip54
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Lincoln, Nebraska
Beautiful Gardens

Really worth visiting but wait for Summer when all the flowers are blooming. A very peaceful and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
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"rose garden"
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"across the street"
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"enjoy the beauty"
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"beautiful place to visit"
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"relaxing place"
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"lily pads"
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"water features"
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"summer and fall"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lincoln's Sunken Gardens are always worth a visit. Lovely gardens, water features, and surprising tranquility for a location on major streets. It's different every year, and different from summer into fall, so it's worth repeat visits. Occasionally a friend and I will pick up lunch...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really worth visiting but wait for Summer when all the flowers are blooming. A very peaceful and calming. exhibit.

Thank robertkG72YW
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful relaxing and calming place. Full of color and wonder. Peaceful pond and full of butterflies.

Thank Charlene S
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A beautiful, relaxing spot in the center of the city. Love the lily ponds with the large fish. No charge!

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

Sunken Gardens is a beautiful space to walk around in. During season, the flowers are well placed, full and gorgeous. Paths line the space to walk around in. Coy ponds with lillies and sculpture. Just a wonderful place to visit. There is no charge to...More

Thank Deborah B
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

Have only been on a walk through this garden during warm weather. What a variety of plants and trees. The plants when I have been there are a beautiful array of many colors and the "perfumy smell" of all the different flowers is so enjoyable....More

Thank Deanna O
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This is a well kept area that has beautiful flowers, and then has butterflies, Koi ponds and small water falls. Great place to go and unwind, let the kids roam, or to photograph.

Thank Tricia B
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

First rate attraction of beautiful plants, flowers and trees. Definitely a place to see and bring friends and family to. Designed very wonderfully and easy to walk around and see. Parking is handy.

Thank chuff903
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The gardens are absolutely beautiful and a wonderful oasis in the middle of the city! One of our favorite places to go when we are in Lincoln.

Thank jacquelinecF5545XK
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

An easy stop with parking just west of south 27th st. Always beautiful during the spring to fall seasons. Kudos to staff and Volunteers who do a wonderful job caring for this gem in the city

Thank Kevin M
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Mangay R
7 April 2017|
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So, sorry for the delayed response, hopefully your trip hasn't come and gone already. If not let me know and I will share some of my thoughts on additional places to go.
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Lorraine G
7 March 2017|
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Response from jules45667 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! No charge, its free and wide open to the public. That said, however, its Nebraska and plants still are dormant or not planted. Taking a nice stroll down the walks can give you, however, a feel for the architecture of... More
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Michael E
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Response from AnonymousLiving | Reviewed this property |
Yes and its even more beautiful to look at at night especially with your significant other..
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