Shinzen Japanese Garden in Fresno, California

 
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Sayuri87's pictureby Sayuri87 Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 9th of December, 2010
Located in the grounds of the Woodward Park in Fresno, the Shinzen Japanese Garden is a true symbol of Japanese culture, mixture of tranquility, beauty and harmony.

In the garden you can take a tour or just walk by yourself, exploring its every inch. You can find traditional bridges covering koi ponds, tea houses showing tea ceremonies and historical lanterns among the beautiful, lush greenery and flowers. If you can, visit the garden during the blooming season when the trees are covered with flowers. The view is spectacular!

Address:
114 W Audubon Dr, Fresno, CA 93720, USA

Price:
Adults: $3, kids: $0.50 (plus an additional park entrance fee of $5)

On the web:
http://www.shinzenjapanesegarden.org/

 
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