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Seattle Chinese Garden

Open today: 09:00 - 17:00
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Pleasant surprise

Thoroughly enjoyed walking this garden on the South Seattle Community College campus. Example of... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2016
Des Moines, Washington
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Beautiful and Tranquil Gardens

When finished, this will be the largest "Chinese Garden" outside of China itself. Since we were... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2016
Wenatchee, Washington
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16 Apr 2017
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16 Jun 2016
“Pleasant surprise ”
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6000 16th Ave SW, Seattle, WA 98106-1401
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

After so many years, this garden is still under construction. I supposed it has potential since it is in a very nice location and good view of the city. But I do not see any blue print of what it will look like. Quite tricky...More

2  Thank RRla
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed walking this garden on the South Seattle Community College campus. Example of how less can sometimes be more. It is one of several small, adjacent gardens connected by gravel walking trails. Great escape from your routine for a peaceful stroll. Free parking available...More

Thank gdeakins
Reviewed 1 January 2016

When finished, this will be the largest "Chinese Garden" outside of China itself. Since we were visiting in December, nothing was in bloom but the winding paths, pergolas, evergreens, stress and more were still very beautiful. At the far end is the wonderful Courtyard that...More

Thank tall_six6
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Attached to the campus of South Seattle Community College is a Chinese Garden in its birthing stages. It is far from grandiose, such as in Vancouver, Washington but it is a quiet respite from the city, has a nice Chinese courtyard and peaceful views of...More

2  Thank WestSeaDoc
Reviewed 21 November 2014

We went on a Sunday when the garden was pretty empty and the college next door deserted, It was a beautiful, well thought out garden and very different from the Japanese Gardens scattered around other areas of Seattle. Many of the plantings are still small...More

Thank Twywn
Reviewed 10 November 2014 via mobile

I've been visiting this garden every few years since it was started five or so years ago and was so pleased to see today -- on a bright cool sunny aftenoon -- how beautifully it has developed. It was serene, with paths around a carved...More

Thank Jonis7
Reviewed 1 July 2014

The garden itself is hard to find - park on the NORTH side right outside South Seattle Community College to save the $2 parking fee. Facing the college’s north entrance, the garden is on the LEFT side; it's hidden. You will see a large rock...More

3  Thank travelingwindburro
Reviewed 19 January 2012

Hard to find, but very special. Unusual park and buildings and great view. Simple, but a great place to stroll on a nice day.

1  Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 10 October 2011

i recently went to seattle for the first time with my wife and kids and we were all amazed with the city. we thought lets try something different. how about a chinese garden? no. we were all very disappointed with this and in all honesty,...More

1  Thank andrew c
Reviewed 26 June 2009

As of June 2009, the garden is closed for construction. The adjoining arboretum and gardens are great.

2  Thank kevinbob
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