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Nitobe Memorial Garden

1895 Lower Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
+1 604-822-6038
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1895 Lower Mall, Vancouver, British Columbia V6T 1Z4, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Wonderful site, so clam and in full bloom. Very instructive we enjoy it very much, it is one of the best places.

Thank flexitravel22
Reviewed 4 days ago

So so beautiful and relaxing. I would recommend taking a book and a lunch and spending a few hours !

Thank nicole s
Reviewed 5 days ago

Two acre Japanese garden on the campus of UBC. A three minute walk from the Museum of Anthropology. Uncrowded, serene, and relaxing. You can but a combination ticket with the MOA. If you do so, visit the garden first as you may get caught up...More

Thank deepfreud
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderful visit on a beautiful spring day with the trees blossoming. It is not too busy there so I really enjoyed my time there. I took lots of photos. It's definitely worth the visit

Thank damiand10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great spot to relax after going to MOA! The moss, maples, and Asian trees and flowers are fragrant and provide a peaceful garden for reflection or just a quiet conversation.

Thank Janine H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I just absolutely loved this little garden . Make sure you get a map that explains why things are where they are and what they represent . I kept forgetting I was on the UBC grounds and not transported to Japan . I'm not sure...More

Thank Skwiki
Reviewed 4 April 2017

At the west end of the UBC campus, this quiet, exquisite garden takes you on a metaphoric life cycle, past beginnings at a waterfall to teenage rebellion (a dead end path!), a bridge past a maiden lantern to an early marriage bridge ... It could...More

Thank plsathome
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a lovely place on campus and I'm glad we stopped here. It is small but it is well worth a visit! I could easily spend hours here just sitting and reading.

Thank Amena317
Reviewed 21 March 2017

I have been to Japan and many other asian countries . This is a garden that can stand up to anything I have seen in Asia. It is clearly designed down t the tiniest pebble yet looks as if it has been there for millennia....More

Thank cptyyg
Reviewed 17 March 2017

We could have just sat here for hours to enjoy the green and natural beauty of the garden. It is extremely well set up and peaceful.

Thank vtorres28
University Land Endowments
An area as rich in history as it is in natural beauty,
the expansive parkland of the University Land
Endowments is protected by the city in cooperation
with the University of British Columbia. A large green
space studded by rose gardens, Japanese rock gardens,
botanic gardens, canopy walks, regional parkland, and
hiking trails, the University Land Endowments are a
breath of fresh air. Combining a commitment to
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Hello! Are your cherry trees blooming? Thanks, would like to stop by on Easter weekend to take pictures. Leslie, North Vancouver
10 April 2017|
Response from damiand10 | Reviewed this property |
Just blooming now!
I think you have got Nitobe Gardens confused with a Chinese garden in the Downtown East Side
22 August 2015|
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Response from MonikaAjith | Reviewed this property |
Nitobe gardens is very much in the UBC campus. It is a Japanese garden. It is pretty, not too big. Also has a tea-ceremony - I think you need to book in advance. Dr. Sun Yat-Sen is a Chinese garden that is free.