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Japanese Garden

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Address: Av. Casares & Av Figueroa Alcorta, Buenos Aires 1425, Argentina
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+54 11 4804-4922
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 18:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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A tranquil Zen garden complete with fish ponds and an arched bridge even...

A tranquil Zen garden complete with fish ponds and an arched bridge even offers a traditional tea house.

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A Quiet Place In Busy Buenos Aires

This typical Japanese garden is unique in being located in the heart of a bustling city, a great way to pass a quiet afternoon.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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Alexandria, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Interesting but nothing special. If you have been to other Japanese gardens you might not need to put this on your itinerary.

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Hallandale Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This typical Japanese garden is unique in being located in the heart of a bustling city, a great way to pass a quiet afternoon.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

immersed in downtown you can see the picks of the most famous buildings in Buenos aires. lakes, a lot of wonderful trees, many bridges crossing the little rivers, plenty of tropical fishes and the peace that was given to the city by the government of Japan and not too far the high skype of the city. do not loose it... More 

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Clearwater, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a nicely maintained garden in a beautiful setting. If the day isn't broiling it is very enjoyable and relaxing.

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ottawa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited the gardens with our son, his wife and their 5 year old son and everyone enjoyed the zen like atmosphere of the gardens. Located in the busy Plaza Italia in the middle of Buenos Aires, one easily escapes the stress and noise of a busy city. It is esthetically beautiful and relaxing. There are many snack bars and... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I love Japanese gardens and have visited many around the world and can definetelly say if you like Japanese gardens, do not expect such a garden.

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Fortaleza, CE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a very well cared garden but it seems they are there to kind of charge for everything! First the entrance then if the kids want a fotune you pay.... it kind of sounds! You cannot bring your food but there are lot os food stands!.... kind of sounds likea shopping mall to me!

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I will admit that visiting Japanese gardens is a favourite activity of mine and this was no different - not the most stunning Japanese garden in the world but a very pleasurable walk around on a hot day. Lots of great opportunities to take photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I had to visit at least one garden here ,so after our visit to the cemetary ,a garden seemed like a good stop. We caught a cab here from Recoletta,good plan as it was much further than it looked on the map. The garden is small but at 40 years old it has some wonderful trees offering a welcome shade... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's not a particularly unique Japanese garden. If you're looking for pretty scenery and you're already in the area it's not a bad place to while an hour away. But I wouldn't make a special trip here. It's $95 pesos to enter and I found the grounds noisy and overrun with people. I would, however, recommend the city botanical gardens,... More 

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Best known as the largest neighbourhood in Buenos Aires, Palermo is divided into different quarters, each with its own unique identity. The high-end quarter is Palermo Chico, characterized by magnificent mansions, regal avenues, and exclusive apartment buildings, and home to the Museum of Latin American Art of Buenos Aires (MALBA), a favourite amongst locals. The largest park in the city, the Bosques de Palermo, is Palermo's most famous landmark and a popular destination for nature walks, picnics, rollerblading, and cycling. The scene becomes much trendier in Palermo Soho, a hip area known for its cool cafés and unique design stores, filled with shoppers on weekends; and Palermo Hollywood, renowned for the numerous restaurants, bars and nightclubs, which make it the preferred spot for nights out and special occasions.
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