Beautiful garden year round. Easy to get to by bus from downtown. Convince with a visit to the anthropology museum and the Pacific Museum of the Earth.
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worth a walk around, good for photos and a very relaxing environment. within the bc campus, is easy to get there. not a massive place but you can spend a few hours walking and relaxing
Nature at it's finest with lots of cool gardens and just spectacular to see. I happened to come on this as I was heading to the Museum of Anthropology.
I doubt you will find anything like this anywhere else on this continent. So serene and lush. Not too big, but a great place to have some time to reflect on your day or your life. I would hope this gem is not invisible to...More
Having been to Japan earlier this year, we were very happy to see another Japanese garden and were not disappointed. It was very well kept, peaceful, well worth a visit.
A visit to the Nitobe Memorial Garden provided a welcome respite from the pace and the scale of the city of Vancouver. The symbolism and design features of the garden was beautifully explained by our tour guide in hushed and reverent tones consistent with the...More
This was a part of a combo pass we purchased for the University sites. It was beautiful, and nearly empty. I'm not sure I would have felt it was worth admission or the trip over for only that, but together with the other sites, it...More
Though only 2 1/2 acres, its design & execution are magnificent!! Many marvellous gardens in Japan are very small in scale [as compared to those in Canada & the UK]!!! The garden is located adjacent to UBC's remarkable Botanical Garden [which also serves research purposes]....More
Several UBC students studying in the grounds. Small exquisite garden which needs a guided tour unless you are well versed in Japanese garden layouts and structure. Very Zen. Lovely mix of Buddhism and Shinto. Expected to see more varieties of plant - but they are...More