Japanese Friendship Garden, San Jose

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  • A very beautiful Japanese garden indeed. We had problems finding the entrance but finally figured it out. There was no one in the parking lot so we were not sure if that was the right place. Then peop...  more »
  • I have been here many times and enjoy the beautiful landscape and koi fish pond. April is nice when the azaleas are in bloom but I like fall too when you can see the fall colors  more »
  • I've been going to the Japanese Friendship Garden for over thirty years. The quiet beauty of the garden calms my nerves and brings me peace. Although it could, the garden has never been touristy. Just...  more »
  • There bridge was closed because of restoration after the flood, and one of the ponds was mostly drained. Regardless, it was a very beautiful place. It cost $6 to park all-day ($10 for holidays), but well worth it!
  • Parts of the park is still under renovation from the floods, so some places are closed off to public. Other than that, it was a nice park! The koi pond area was quite peaceful and pretty! Entrance is free, but you have to pay for parking.
  • Although they are cleaning up do to recent flood....the gardens are still beautiful and serene. A must see at any state. The koi are absolutely gorgeous.
  • Awesome park. Although partially open due to flooding earlier this year. Uploaded updated photo as of oct 2017
  • Nice but when we went 75% were under heavy construction. Parking is not free and some homeless wander around.

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