I expected more at this Japanese garden. It is clean and well maintained but somehow it did not fulfill my expectations.
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This Japanese garden is compact and serene, not fussy like many other Japanese gardens. The only disappointment of our visit was that there were very few koi -- perhaps because some of the water features seemed to be under renovation. Highly recommend spending an hour...More
This is apparently one of the top 5 traditional Japanese Gardens outside of Japan Not a large footprint but everything is thought out and has meaning
Great place to study (UBC wifi works just fine, I found), and you have the option of shedding your bad luck and your demons by going across the zigzagging bridge. Its authenticity is certified by Akihito, then Crown Prince (now Emperor) of Japan, who visited...More
This is one of the top Japanese gardens outside Japan and is big enough to work its magic as you are somehow part of it and not just looking at it. It is beautifully maintained and a short walk from the Anthropology Museum on the...More
I've wanted to visit the Nitobe Garden for some time, and I'm very glad I was able to this week. Set on the cliffs above the Georgia Straits on Vancouver's spectacular University of British Columbia's campus, the Nitobe is a very beautiful Japanese Garden with...More
The Nitobe Japanese garden has to be the most peaceful of all gardens I’ve seen. Giving a feeling of mysticism even to an atheist that cannot deny the tranquility of this well put together garden with waterways, fountains and dense shrubbery. The garden will bring...More
Wonderful site, so clam and in full bloom. Very instructive we enjoy it very much, it is one of the best places.