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Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

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Peaceful zen

A walk through this immaculately tended Japanese garden is so very calming and peaceful. Every... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Elena M
Long Beach, California
Small Oasis

The Japanese Garden at CSULB is a lovely setting, very peaceful in the middle of a busy city... read more

Reviewed September 22, 2018
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1250 N Bellflower Blvd, California State University, Long Beach, CA 90840-0004
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A walk through this immaculately tended Japanese garden is so very calming and peaceful. Every vista is picture perfect and the koi fish charming. Lovely to look at and very educational to learn about. Great for children. And a fabulous wedding venue.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Elena M
Reviewed September 22, 2018

The Japanese Garden at CSULB is a lovely setting, very peaceful in the middle of a busy city. Spend some time to take in all that is there and rejuvenate a little!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is real Gem of California state University at Long Beach. It is very small garden Inside the University campus. Garden is truly Japanese in style. There is very shooting and meditative music always. This garden is really stress buster for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank vegtra
Reviewed July 22, 2018

Right in the middle of hustle and bustle of Cal State, Long Beach, you can stroll through this lush garden and enjoy the water and koi. I have attended a wedding here. It was intimate and beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 762carolc
Reviewed May 8, 2018

First, this is a really lovely garden, well worth the visit. It's very small, but it's so well designed and laid out, that it feels spacious. Upon entering, you feel the tranquility in your bones. The plantings are lovely, and there are a great many...More

Date of experience: May 2018
4  Thank venckman2017
Reviewed May 7, 2018

It's a lovely wedding venue, and actually, I married my beautiful bride here as well. My niece also got married there. The gardens are very well kept, and most wedding ceremonies take place either on the bridge or the wooden platform that overlooks the pond....More

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank OfficiantGuy-com
Reviewed April 29, 2018

Beautiful, serene, shielded from the wind by tall trees. Central large pond with giant koi and ducks. Perfect for a wedding. Guests sit around a pond with a ceremony at a focal point bridge. Plenty of parking across the street. Easily handled my son's recent...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank princeofpinot
Reviewed April 20, 2018

Finally had an opportunity to visit the Japanese Garden at CSU Long Beach, since it is not open on Saturdays. Parked across the street. Beautiful, compact garden and pond, meticulously kept. Despite being able to hear traffic noise, this oasis is like another world. Once...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank randylee223
Reviewed April 12, 2018

Wanted to share the EBMJG with some good friends. Knew about the new charges for admission starting 1/1/2018, so I checked on line and all web pages indicated admission was FREE. I had visited in January and discussed the admission charge with one of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank SoCal-CDS
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This small garden was just beautiful and relaxing but I do have to say if you are traveling this little garden would net be my first option, there are bigger gardens in California that are free. Since the garden is at the university you have...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sandra S
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Yeneyev R
December 22, 2015|
Response from jteble | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any cherry blossom trees; however, this is not the time for them to be blooming so there may be some that we did not notice. Unfortunately, things were not well-marked.
henry h
October 25, 2015|
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Response from Phych99 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any when I was there but doesn't mean you can't. I'd call ahead and ask