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Waterfall Garden Park, Seattle

(4.2/5 based on 170+ reviews on the web)
Visit a Japanese garden right in the heart of old Seattle at Waterfall Garden Park, a park created by Masao Kinoshita. Following traditional Japanese design, Kinoshita added one thing: waterfalls. Stroll the grounds and let the numerous surrounding falls lull you with their surreal mountain setting. This attraction once housed the original United Parcel Service office, until it was moved in 1977. Consider bringing a picnic and enjoying a snack at one of the cafe-style tables. Use our Seattle trip generator to add Waterfall Garden Park and other attractions to your Seattle vacation plans.
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  • While walking in the Pioneer Square area, we found this small park with a man made waterfall in a lovely landscape garden. This park was created to honor where the first United Parcel Services first h...  more »
  • Relaxing, beautiful park is a great place to go and melt your stress away. The sound of the water puts me into a calm trance.  more »
  • Don't blink or you'll miss it. Tiny little oasis in the Downtown Seattle City area. Very peaceful, lots of places to sit and rest or drink your coffee. Very glad we found it!  more »
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  • So beautiful , calm heaven in middle of crowded walkway. Takes you all away from the hush-push of the city. Few tables to sit and enjoy your meal or sit and read a book .no one to disturb you at this park. Every city needs this hidden gem.
  • Really cool spot located in a bustling area. Peaceful and quiet. Good place to drink morning coffee and read the paper, or a relaxing lunchtime ;)
  • This is a hidden gem in the middle of the city. Do visit if you are anywhere closer to this waterfalls garden . Beautifully presented park and waterfalls.
  • Neat concept, best utilized as a lunch spot. Not a attraction that I would recommend going out of your way to see if you are visiting in town.
  • Great place, nice LITTLE park with water feature. Some tables and chairs. Very serene place to sit, but very close to the vibrant city.