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Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Admission
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Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden Admission
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Peace, tranquillity and friendship await you at the Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden. The gem of Southern Alberta is celebrating it's 50th year with cultural activities and the very best omotenashi (hospitality) every day. Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Mayor Magrath Drive S | Next to Henderson Lake, Lethbridge, Alberta T1J 3Z6, Canada
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This is a fabulous time to visit the gardens. They do a superb job year after year. We cannot wait to go again this year once there is more snow.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Irene F
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone back to the Nikko Yuko Japanese gardens many times at different ties of the the different seasons. We take friends there several times. We were just there to see all the beautiful Christmas lights...awesome a must to see

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Dan L
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Peaceful place to meditate. Beautiful scenery. They have weekly event during the summer that can be found on their website.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LH614
NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for visiting and for providing your feedback.

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We have been to the Japanese Gardens many times ovet the years at least once a season. But this time we were guests at a wedding. The day was spectacular, lovely and warm, the colors ever changing. Henderson Lake a jewel of a backdrop. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Celeste P
NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Hello Celeste, thank you for sharing your experience and for supporting Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden.

Reviewed 17 September 2018

We chose an after hours event at the gardens and were not disappointed. Toro Nagushi is an annual event where you can light a lantern for friends or family who have passed and release it in the calming waters of the Nikka Yuko Gardens. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Pendancer44
NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for visiting and for supporting the Garden with a 5 star review!

Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

I visited on a week day afternoon and found the place quiet and peaceful. I sat on a bench and did some reading after a guided tour which lasted less than 30mins. Our guide infused good humour in the narrative, which I liked. I'd say...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lucy A
NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2018

Thank you for visiting Nikka Yuko and for sharing your experience.

Reviewed 1 September 2018

The Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden is filled with history. The staff there were super friendly and knowledgeable. It is very pretty and has many beautiful landscapes. When we went there was entertainment being presented in the garden. The entertainment we saw was drumming. It was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jonah A
NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hello Jonah A, we are so happy that you were able to enjoy a taiko drumming performance on your visit to the Garden. Thank you for supporting Nikka Yuko and for the 5 star review!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

Nice gardens, but not used to paying just for a self guided walk through gardens. Perhaps would be more vibrant later in the summerMore

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank S1115UGlindab
NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hello S1115UGlindab, you will see the most vibrant colours in really spring, specifically when the apple tree and peonies are in bloom. However, our Garden does not have a lot of showy flowers. Emphasis is placed on creating a tranquil and peaceful setting by limiting...More

Reviewed 28 August 2018

It was surprising to me who quiet and peaceful these gardens are. You end up being insulated from the outside noise of the adjoining pool, park, and roadway as a result of the lovely treed landscape. Great place to take a book, write a journal,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hello cherylmeheden, you can always find your focus at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden! It is a excellent place to reconnect and ground yourself after periods of hustle and bustle. Thank you for supporting Nikka Yuko and for the 5 star review!

Reviewed 28 August 2018

When in Lethbridge, be sure to check out this tiny rural paradise. You can feel the serenity as you walk into this special garden. The tress have been carefully pruned to show the beauty of the Japanese trees. You can pack a lunch and easily...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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NYJG, Public Relations Manager at Nikka Yuko Japanese Garden, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Hello Marilyng673, thank you for visiting our tiny rural paradise. Thank you for supporting Nikka Yuko and for the 5 star review!

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Irene A
24 March 2018|
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Response from Raymond B | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know if any specific tours that would include Nikka Yuko.
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Brandy H
21 May 2017|
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Response from Reno C |
The information above is a bit outdated. Currently as of May of 2017 the rates are: Admission Rates Adults - $9.00 Seniors (60+) - $6.00 Youth (6 to 17 years) - $4.00 Children (5 and under) - Free The open hours are from... More
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