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Sunken Gardens

27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
+1 402-441-7847
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Very relaxing, enjoyable to visit!

The garden's and coy pond were excellent. Very nice statues! When we visited they were adding to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
BearFam7
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Cedar Falls, Iowa
Worth seeing when flowers are in bloom

This is a very nice small park. It is easy to stroll through it in a few minutes. There is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
dr2u
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Leavenworth, Kansas
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“full bloom” (15 reviews)
“rose garden” (24 reviews)
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Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
LOCATION
27th & Capitol Pkwy, Lincoln, NE 68502
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+1 402-441-7847
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"beautiful flowers"
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"full bloom"
in 15 reviews
"rose garden"
in 24 reviews
"an oasis"
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"koi fish"
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"across the street"
in 34 reviews
"beautiful place to visit"
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"busy intersection"
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"enjoy the beauty"
in 11 reviews
"relaxing place"
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"lily pads"
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"water features"
in 12 reviews
"summer and fall"
in 8 reviews
"the heart of the city"
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"read a book"
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"walk around"
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"large variety"
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Reviewed yesterday

The garden's and coy pond were excellent. Very nice statues! When we visited they were adding to the garden and was very professional.

Thank BearFam7
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very nice small park. It is easy to stroll through it in a few minutes. There is another park across the street, as well as the Children's Zoo. Convenient location.

Thank dr2u
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens were gorgeous! Loved the ponds, the variety of flowers, and the pretty neighborhood it's tucked into.

Thank Michaela M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With black and white picture of a young couple (my parents) and their 4 children (ages 3,5,6,and 8) in hand from 1953 my sister and I spent 2 enjoyable hours locating where the pictures were taken. I have not been to this park since 1957...More

Thank 2Muddy
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Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Ay their web page says that the garden is redisgned for every station of the year, but we found nothing and a little snow. It is not really something to visit every time of the year.

2  Thank Aida C
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Wonderful variety of beautiful flowers. Every year volunteers help plant the annual flowers. Many couples get married here because of the nice setting.

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

Sunken Garden is located near a very busy & noisy intersection but because of its lower elevation with respect to the streets, it is noticeably quieter... Not quiet enough to spend an extended amount of time reading a book and/or relaxing, but definitely a good...More

3  Thank DJC_JLC
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This garden is splendid, filled with colorful flowers of many varieties. A popular venue for small weddings, as well as engagement and senior photo shoots. Located at 27th Street and Capital Parkway it is easy to drive to or tske the bike trail that goes...More

Thank Jean H
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Sunken gardens is a beautiful place to visit during Spring and Summer. The plants and flowers are very beautiful!

Thank 592toddj
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Love this beautiful garden in a busy urban area. The flowers and plants are beautiful during the summer. The koi pond is lovely and very peaceful. Great place to stroll through and enjoy nature. There is no charge to access the garden. Parking is available...More

Thank Marlea T
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Y6586JVjudyd
22 March 2018|
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Response from sheilagreen | Reviewed this property |
The end of May is just fine. The gardens are planted so that there are different plants blooming all season. It's really lovely at night too.
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Mangay R
7 April 2017|
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So, sorry for the delayed response, hopefully your trip hasn't come and gone already. If not let me know and I will share some of my thoughts on additional places to go.
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Lorraine G
7 March 2017|
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Response from jules45667 | Reviewed this property |
Hi! No charge, its free and wide open to the public. That said, however, its Nebraska and plants still are dormant or not planted. Taking a nice stroll down the walks can give you, however, a feel for the architecture of... More
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