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Yume Japanese Gardens

2130 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712-3102
+1 520-445-2957
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Search and Ye Shall Find - A Gorgeous Japanese Garden in Tucson!

For anyone interested in Japanese Garden and/or the Japanese eye for design, this is a Must See... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Ron W
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Good design, but poorly maintained

We were in Tucson to visit Saguaro National Park and thought we'd take a couple of small detours... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
losalamos239
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Los Alamos, New Mexico
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Opened January 2013. A formal Japanese Garden with very nice Koi Pond. The specimen plants are new and still need development but the garden is a nice addition to Tucson. Yume is a half block away from the Tucson Botanical Garden.
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  • Poor5%
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2130 N Alvernon Way, Tucson, AZ 85712-3102
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

For anyone interested in Japanese Garden and/or the Japanese eye for design, this is a Must See! It is easy to drive past because it is not well marked with signage, but once you find it, you will have arrived! While it does not look...More

Thank Ron W
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were in Tucson to visit Saguaro National Park and thought we'd take a couple of small detours, which included the Yume Japanese Gardens. The Gardens are oddly set up; the visitor's center was obviously originally a private dwelling and the Gardens have been inserted...More

1  Thank losalamos239
Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

This is a well laid out series of small Japanese gardens. But the admission is very pricey for what you get. It takes about 30 minutes to see the entire place. When we were there, they also had a small exhibit of kimonos.

Thank yellowlabmom
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Yesterday was my first time visiting the Yume Gardens, and, though it didn't seem so "in the moment", it has left a lasting impression on me. And I must say, I WILL be visiting again. For only being 3 years old the gardens seemed older...both...More

1  Thank amkarei
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

Very unique find in San Antonio. Lovely waterfall, garden, ponds, and historic site. I only wish it were bigger.

Thank Travis H
Reviewed 22 February 2016

These five small simple gardens opened three years ago and cover three-quarters of an acre. Desert materials, such as river rock, have been used in the design, which focuses on scaled reduction and symbolism. For example, the stone and gravel garden uses asymmetric groups of...More

4  Thank Rumples
Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

A bit pricy. $9 per adult and $5 per child over 3. It's a decent size garden. Took us 30 mins to finish walking around. Needs more improvement.

Thank Jack N
Reviewed 16 January 2016

The Yume garden, located within the city of Tucson (and less than a block from the Tucson Botanical Gardens) is a 3-year-old garden that is working toward becoming a mature garden. There are many nice features here, including a number of different viewing areas, a...More

1  Thank prairiewolf
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Tucson is blessed to have this lovely little oasis in its midst, for those who care to stroll and maybe sit awhile. At a small 3/4 of an acre, one can cruise through quickly (in even under 30 minutes)... or behold the amazing glory for...More

Thank JazzyKris
Reviewed 16 December 2015

If you just need to take a break and relax, come here. Its lovely and peaceful and nice to wander through for 30-60 minutes. Or you can bring a drink and meditate or just relax and stay longer.

1  Thank Lisa S
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