The Japanese Garden, Los Angeles

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  • Pure loveliness- a half mile loop takes you through a very pretty and tranquil setting. Definitely an oasis in Los Angeles. Saw beautiful cranes and ducks, lovely plants and trees and a tea house in i...  more »
  • Japan saw a lot of people in the Japanese garden is frustrated but it is a new place where you can feel in the United States. Once such a place to recommend.
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  • A gem of a surprise in this area and a mellow place to re-center yourself. Worth a visit if you enjoy nature, gardens, Japanese style of culture and can quiet the Monkey Mind.  more »
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  • Wanna Get Away? Great location for meditation. Tea room is available. Paths, rock creek, scenic bridge. This beautiful Japanese garden can take you away from the hustle and bustle of daily life and the big city and only minutes away from Downtown. Located in Van Nuys. Get out and take a walk, clear your mind and enjoy the tea. Hours varies due to seasons and events. Call ahead. Open to events and filming.
  • Many lovely areas in this large garden. Unfortunately I found most of the garden to be uninspiring, and even a bit odd. For meditation? Perhaps someone looking for a challenge! The distractions are many - traffic noise, aircraft, other visitors, and yes, occasional foul odors. The garden is actually a part of the treatment plant (!), not the neighboring park.
  • Small and quaint, this was a great place to stop off during my day north of LA. The water treatment smell can at times catch you, but it’s still a wonderfully peaceful experience. Also, it was a pleasant surprise to find myself at Starfleet Academy!
  • Beautiful place to walk around and look as Japanese inspired gardening and architecture. When I go it's always quiet and relaxing. Yes it might smell like sewage because of the water treatment plant next to it, but worth the price to get in. They do have a tea House in the very back as well
  • This is maybe the best five bucks you can spend in L A. A great leisurely walk, photo worthy scenery. Ducks and geese going about their day. A nice tea house. I didn't have a chance to visit the gift shop; they close at 3:15 pm, so go early. Very interesting water reclamation site for science geeks too.
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