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Anderson Japanese Gardens
Ranked #1 of 37 things to do in Rockford
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: OPEN SEASONALLY MAY 1 - OCTOBER 31: Anderson Japanese Gardens is proud of its longstanding reputation as one of the highest quality Japanese gardens in North America. Our passion, however, is how the Garden positively impacts individuals and the communities where they live. We are committed to presenting first-class programs, events, and opportunities that bring people together in this uplifting natural setting.
Reviewed 28 January 2018

So peaceful! We loved it. Quiet and calm. Great fresh food items in their restaurant. We want to return soon.

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"take your time"
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

The gardens are a beautiful place to walk around or even hold a wedding ceremony at. I highly recommend visiting at least once!

Thank Dani F
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Pictures can't justify this place, you need to see it in person. Would also highly recommending having breakfast or lunch (both are outstanding) at the restaurant, Fresco at the Gardens.

Thank BRUCE S
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Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Surround yourself by beauty and tranquility. This little garden is filled with surprises and beauty. My husband and I accidentally found it on our way to Chicago, and couldn't be happier.

Thank Fati H
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

The gardens are not only beautiful but very tranquil. You can easily get lost in your own thoughts here. Plan on spending enough time for a leisurely stroll.

Thank bclarke292
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