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Japanese Tea Gardens

3800 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78212-3170
+1 210-559-3148
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  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
3800 N Saint Marys St, San Antonio, TX 78212-3170
Uptown Broadway
+1 210-559-3148
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Reviewed yesterday

This site that was once home to a quarry and cement plant was transformed into a beautiful tea garden. The history of the site, which is described in historical markers in the garden, makes you appreciate the gardens even more.

Thank journeysavannah
Reviewed yesterday

This tea garden is connected to the botanical gardens which is a must see....waterfalls, bridges- just gorgeous...

Thank cc4cats
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I ALWAYS bring visiting family and friends to the Sunken Gardens. It remind's me of Alice in Wonderland! There are trails that go up and down and all around! There is even a waterfall. You'll be surrounded by beautiful plant's flowers & Koi fish! By...More

Thank Sofo32
Reviewed 2 days ago

A beautiful, quiet spot and did I mention it is free? You can walk almost all the way to the Gardens from the central River Walk area; the last mile or so is off the River Walk so take a map or have a useful...More

Thank CocZamudio
Reviewed 2 days ago

We visited this place on a Saturday. It was very busy and there were a lot of people getting photographs taken- so that was kind of a pain because by walking through the garden, we kept having to interrupt their sessions. I've been to many...More

Thank QuadTB
Reviewed 3 days ago

Very nice, peaceful and quiet place to spend some time at. Is well maintained and close to the entrance of the botanical garden.

Thank IsmaelT
Reviewed 3 days ago

The gardens are nice for about a week on April.Then the heat ruins it. Even when it's cooler there isn't much here. You'll see it all in 15 minutes.

Thank m0thersays
Reviewed 3 days ago

This is a beautiful walk in San Antonio. The history is here, the beauty is here. I'd highly recommend taking the time to visit. It's near the zoo so it can be combined.

Thank clifton234
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

While in San Antonio, make sure to find time to visit this beautiful sight! This picturesque venue boasts delightful ponds with fish, a cascading waterfall and inviting trails. Most likely, someone will be taking pictures--quinceanera, engagement, graduation...the list goes on. And why shouldn't it! It...More

Thank 482annmariem
Reviewed 5 days ago

The sign said Chinese Tea Garden and the name may have changed. It was a nice spot to stop and take in the beauty of the garden.

Thank cindyvvmke
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Beth S
Is this a place I can bring a picnic too? Are there spots that my kids could sit and eat?
5 April 2017|
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Response from Hazel668 | Reviewed this property |
Best to call the place for picnics. There are small cafes for eating.
how far is it from central San Antonio/river walk
7 February 2017|
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Response from hrider602016 | Reviewed this property |
It is not in walking distance but a short taxi ride.
Denise S
Is it good to go in February? Or just sad and no green at all?
25 January 2017|
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Response from Mike N | Reviewed this property |
Anytime is worth a visit.