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Why You Should Visit The Japanese Tea Garden in San Francisco

The Japanese Tea Garden, located inside the Golden Gate Park in San Francisco, is the oldest public Japanese Garden in the United States. It contains over 4-acres of manicured trees and plants as well as Japanese inspired architecture.  For non-residents, entry is $10 per adult in Fall and Winter and $12 in Spring and Summer. …

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San Mateo Japanese Garden: Tranquility In The Peninsula

Visiting all the Japanese gardens in the Bay Area is definitely a hobby of mine. I’ve been to just about all of them! And although the San Mateo Japanese Garden is small, it certainly doesn’t disappoint!  Here are some other Japanese gardens you may enjoy in the Bay Area:  Hakone Estate in Saratoga Japanese Gardens …

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Japanese Friendship Garden In San Jose

It’s no secret that I love Japanese gardens. I’ve been to almost every Japanese garden in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Japanese Friendship Garden in San Jose is amongst that list! Check out my other adventures at other Japanese gardens below! Hakone Estate in Saratoga Japanese Garden in Hayward San Mateo Japanese Garden in …

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The Arizona Garden: Amazing Cactus Garden In Stanford, CA

The Arizona Garden is a quaint garden located in the north-western part of the Stanford campus, adjacent to the Children’s hospital. Entry is free and you can enjoy the variety of cacti as well as get some great photo opportunities and is open 24/7. Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links in which I may …

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Japanese Gardens: Hidden Gem In Hayward, California

The Hayward Japanese Gardens is a quaint gem in the East Bay Area. Tucked away in a quiet neighborhood, this Japanese Garden is perfect for photo shoots, an afternoon stroll, or just enjoying the koi fish. You can even have a small wedding here if you make reservations 30 days in advance! The Hayward Japanese …

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Hakone Estate: Best Japanese Garden In The Bay

Hakone Estates, located in Saratoga, California, is a privately owned Japanese garden. The property includes a bamboo garden, elevated and flat trails, several Japanese style homes, and of course, a koi pond. You can host events here such as weddings, corporate meetings and any other special occasions. This San Francisco Bay Area estate offers serenity and tranquility, great views and a true Japanese experience.

California Nursery Historical Park - Fremont, California

California Nursery Historical Park – Fremont, California

The California Nursery Historical Park, located at 35660 Niles Blvd. in Fremont, California, is a nursery full of history and beautiful plant life. There is no entry fee and the park is fully accessible for wheelchairs and strollers. The park is open at 7:00 am and closes 30 minutes before sunset. There is a huge …

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