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lovely afternoon in the park!

First stop for out of town guests to enjoy...beautiful! And we took a bus from our Capitol Hill... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Seattle, Washington
Colorful autumn!

The Seattle Japanese Garden is a quiet place with some very nice flora. There is also a pond in the... read more

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An oasis of tranquility in the city, Seattle Japanese Garden invites visitors to indulge their senses and immerse themselves in quiet beauty. The Seattle Japanese Garden is open from March through November each year. More information on hours at...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
1075 Lake Washington Blvd E, Seattle, WA 98112-3755
+1 206-684-4725
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Reviewed 6 days ago

First stop for out of town guests to enjoy...beautiful! And we took a bus from our Capitol Hill B'n'B....how easy is that.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank ruze
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Seattle Japanese Garden is a quiet place with some very nice flora. There is also a pond in the center filled with koi fish and a bridge. If you are lucky enough to see this garden in Autumn, the colors are surreal, especially with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank nomadfamilytravelers
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a fan of the Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco. The Seattle garden is well maintained and has beautiful walking paths. The main entrance is a bit plain and ordinary but once inside, it's a lovely 5-acre stroll.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Mark W
Reviewed 12 December 2018

You can't go wrong here if you want some quiet time. Take a walk in any part of the gardens. Hushed. Colorful and subdued. Zen.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank lindamillerplays
Reviewed 27 November 2018

It's a beautiful place year round but especially in the spring. Well maintained, neat, and detailed. Feeding the fish is a fun experience for kids and adults alike.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank YamasMama
Reviewed 23 November 2018

This was close to where we were staying. It was a lovely stroll and it was close to the Arboretum as well. We also had coffee and a treat at a nice coffee shop across the street from the Japanese Garden.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bonniebart
Reviewed 10 November 2018

We spent about an hour here just before closing. The winding paths and water bridges are beautiful. There are many benches to rest and take in the ambiance.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank thegangof4inNJ
Reviewed 2 November 2018

This was such a fantastic garden to visit! I'm yet to visit Japan, but I'd like to think that this is what the beautiful gardens there look like. Do buy the fish foo so you can get a closer look at the fish! Peaceful and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank thetompsons57
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

If you come to the Seattle Arboretum stop in at the Japanese garden it is worth the admission and don’t forget to buy the fish food for 1.00 it was worth it and the fish come to you! I think it closes for the winter...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

What a secret jewel in the crown of the great Northwest. The Seattle Kubota Garden is one of the finest Japanese Gardens I have been to. It was even more authentic than Jenny Butchart’s lovely first garden at the Butchart Gardens in glorious Victoria British...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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19 April 2018|
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Response from stacicooperhoffmann | Reviewed this property |
Nope. Much of this garden is not accessible with a wheelchair
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.