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Japanese Friendship Garden

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2215 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92103


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Japanese Friendship Garden - Reviews from across the web

A Place To Relax. - user review
Last 5/17/06 was not my first time visiting Japanese Friendship Garden. When I first game to America my parents took me there. It was a place that reminds me of back home. Now, 6 ...

Japanese Friendship Garden | Museum/Attraction Review | San Diego | Frommers.com - expert review
Of the 11 1/2 acres designated for the garden, only 1 acre -- a beautiful, peaceful one -- has been developed. The gardens Information Center shows a model of the future installation, San-Kei-En (Three-Scenery Garden). A self-guided tour is avail...

San Jose Historical Museum | Museum/Attraction Review | San Jose, CA | Frommers.com - expert review
Twenty-six original and replica buildings on 25 acres in Kelley Park have been restored to represent life in 1880s San Jose. The usual cast of characters is here--the doctor, the printer, the postmaster--with an occasional local surprise, such as the ...

History San Jose | San Jose Sights & Activities - expert review
Southeast of the city center, occupying 25 acres of Kelley Park, this outdoor museum highlights the history of San Jose and the Santa Clara Valley. You can see 28 historic and reconstructed buildings, hop an antique trolley, observe letterpress pr...

fantastic - user review
i love this place nice experience,im totally happy about the place,it is clean and peaceful i like the fishes i have fun very nice...

Smallest Japanese Garden I've ever been to - user review
I have to say I was very disappointed in this Japanese Garden. First of all, its so small it only takes about 10-15 minutes to see it all, and that includes a few minutes ...

Free is Always Good - user review
Pros: numerous of huge koi fishes, we can feed the fishes, different sorts of trees, not too crowded, free!!!, near: kelly park, happy hallow zoo & history park, ducks are c...

The place is awesome. - user review
A very typical eastern style garden. You cannt see this kind of garden in many places here at U.S. I went there with my parents and we all enjoy the garden, the pond, the f...

Beautiful! - user review
Me and my BF go here on dates all the time. It is very beautiful and the koy fish are always fun to look at! I take my nephew.. he loves to feed the fish. its only a quarter to ...

It's my haven. - user review
Its the ideal place to destress from school or work. Just reading here is relaxing and there are koi that you could feed. The scenery is just wonderful and the sounds of wa...

I got great ideas! - user review
It is small, but My family and I had a great time...We got great ideas on pond decorating and the use of plants with rocks...after we left the garden, we had a late lunch right ...

Cool park - user review
I have been to the sister citys park in Okayama, Japan and i have to say that park is spectacular. This park, although not like the park in Japan, is a very nice and peaceful...

Not well-managed - user review
The park is nice and well designed but it was crowded and dirty. The people who were there that day were not respectful of park or other visitors. It is not in a good neighborhoo...

Don't make the same mistake i did - user review
Now the place was beautiful and very tranquil but dont go on monday because it is closed and my whole trip was almost ruined because of i...

Not big, but still pleasing - user review
This garden was a nice tranquil place to take a moment to relax. There is a building which features some traditional dolls, and a pond featuring some beautiful, LARGE, brightly colore...

A beautiful place to relax or bring the kids. - user review
This beautiful garden has many different types of plants including cherry trees. There are two huge ponds filled with koi that you can feed. Many pathways are available to stroll up...

Pretty but small. - user review
Very pretty little garden but I'm not sure where they spent the $3 million they spent updating/fixing it up. Quite small, ending in what looks like a parking lot/party area. The bonsa...

nice fish - user review
good pond with beautiful fish and ducks. kids will enjoy. good place for picnic. feeding the fish was funny and dont forget to carry quarters. a $6 park...

Nice Place to Relax in Summer - user review
I visited in Winter and it was freezing sometimes. I guess in Summer it would be a great place to have a picnic with family and kids. The Japanese Friendship Garden has a nice ...

Japanese Friendship Garden Society of San Diego, San Diego CA 92101 -- MerchantCircle.com
The family of a man who died after tonsil surgery is suing a La Mesa hospital alleging an incorrectly adjusted breathing tube caused the suffoca...

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego- San Diego, CA - VirtualTourist.com
With the development of San Diego's Sister City relationship with Yokohama in 1950, forty years of gift exchanges followed, kindling feelings of shared ideals represented by t...

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego
In Balboa Park, features a koi pond and Japanese art exhibits. Available for weddings,tours and special events. Open Tues.-Su...

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego -
The mission of the Japanese Friendship Garden Society of San Diego is to create a Japanese-style garden dedicated to the well-being of all people which provides educational programs that encourage understanding of the Japanese heritage among people of diverse eth...

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego, San-Kei-En : INCLUDED with the Go San Diego Card
As with many of Balboa Park’s most distinctive features, the Japanese Friendship Garden traces its origins to the 1915 Panama-California Exposition. A Japanese Tea Pavilion was built for the expo, and strong community interest kept it open for thirty years after the fair ended. In 1950 San Die...

MediTour.Org » Blog Archive » Japanese Friendship Garden Balboa Park San Diego
If your looking for a quite place to relax after a hectic day visiting San Diego attraction try the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park. The gardens surround the Tea house built in 1915 for the Panama-California Exposition. garden was a nice tranquil place to take a moment to relax. There is a...

Japanese Friendship Garden in San Diego - DiscoverSD.com
. With a history that dates back to the origins of the Park itself—the 1915 Panama-California Exposition—this hidden jewel offers a transcendental experience at every turn with its lush manicured landscapes, rock gardens, pavilions, winding pathways, koi pond, and waterfall, as well as exhibits ...

Tea Pavilion Cafe At the Japanese Friendship Garden - Balboa Park - San Diego, CA
Just outside the gates of the tranquility of the Japanese Gardens in Balboa Park sits the Tea Pavilion which is a lovely spot to grab some refreshing lunch and set a spell on the adjoining patio at a table under an umbrella.The food here is all Japanese food including cold soba noodle salads, and st...

TravelGator: Japanese Friendship Garden in San Diego, California, USA
The Japanese Friendship Garden sits on 2 1/2 acres within San Diego's Balboa Park. It features a koi pond, exhibit house, courtyard, and tea pavilion, which serves Japanese, herbal...

Marriott.com City Insider
These absolutely lovely, tranquil grounds Japanese Friendship Garden began their long history when the garden was built as part of the World Expo of 1915. Because the public enjoyed it, the garden remained cared for by volunteers for the next 30 years. The permanent spot has been maintained as, 'San...

Japanese Friendship Garden - San Diego - Reviews of Japanese Friendship Garden - TripAdvisor
This garden was a nice tranquil place to take a moment to relax. There is a building which features some traditional dolls, and a pond featuring some beautiful, LARGE, brightly colored koi (there were no pellets to feed them however). It is inexpensive, and after you're done you can enjoy a snack fr...

Japanese Friendship Garden of San Diego -
Come and spend your afternoon at the 2nd Annual Cherry Blossom Festival located in the Garden's expansion site-Gold Gulch Canyon from 11am-2pm. A bento lunch will be served. Craft vendors and entertainment for the entire family will be present. A free shuttle to the canyon will begin at 10:30am leav...

Japanese Friendship Garden, San Diego, CA
The beautiful gardens are home to a waterfall, lily pond, tea houses, a tea garden with walking trails and a viewing pavillion. The gardens also houses a koi pond and moon viewing deck, a ceremonial gate, courtyard, exhibit house, and a ceremonial plaza, which are popular for wedding ceremonies and ...

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