Kasugai Japanese Garden, Kelowna

(4.7/5 based on 240+ reviews on the web)
At Kasugai Japanese Garden, experience peace and tranquillity amid a bustling city center. Tucked behind the city hall, this secluded natural gem embodies friendship between two sister cities and features elements of a traditional Japanese garden. See how the stone lanterns, evergreens, waterfall, and curved wooden bridge create a sense of harmony in the 0.31 hectare (2.47 acre) grounds. Stroll through the gardens and stop for a picnic. Keep your eye out for koi fish in the pond, as well as birds, turtles, and the occasional small wedding. Put Kasugai Japanese Garden at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kelowna trip generator.
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  • The Japanese gardens are a delight - multiple seasons. Simple, free and relaxing. It is a lovely location for fish watching - several huge koi.  more »
  • The gardens are a few blocks from Barnard St - the main street of Kelowna. It takes 10 minutes to walk around the gardens. They are well manicured and there are several places to sit and enjoy and ref...  more »
  • This is a lovely spot to sit and "regenerate". It is really beautiful ..the plants are wonderful...the placement is so meticulously done and so well maintained. The whole spot is almost a hidden nook ...  more »
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  • Loved this little garden. A bit of background info: it's a gift to the city from its sister city in Japan in order to establish the good relations and overall friendship between the two nations. It is a gorgeous piece of Japan within Kelowna, a little piece of heaven. It's a quiet place meant for meditation and contemplation. It has a soft stream which leads to a larger pond with koi (the colorful Japanese fish) surrounded by a very specific array of trees, stones, and Japanese elements meant to find the balance among us and nature. But don't feed the koi, they'll get sick and everything will go to hell... other than that, have fun!! It's a great place to hang out with the family.
  • Wonderful environment. Super calming. Great place for peaceful meditation, self reflection, and especially a date.
  • I work downtown and come here on breaks a few times a week... Nice place to clear your head. Getting a little noisy with the nearby construction and parkade having gone up next-door, but it's still a nice little oasis downtown.
  • Beautiful nook in the heart of Kelowna. Really relaxing and peaceful. We lost ourselves watching the Koi fish in the pond. Great place for meditation, relaxation, or just to get away. Highly recommend it to any visitor.
  • A quiet tucked away spot. Really nice spot to enjoy some solitude with fish in the pond and water streaming through.