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Japanese Garden

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Address: 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est, Montreal, Quebec H1X 2B2, Canada
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Part of Montreal's huge Botantical Garden, this specialized 15-acre section...

Part of Montreal's huge Botantical Garden, this specialized 15-acre section includes a tearoom, an art gallery and a Zen Garden.

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Beautiful

Currently, without any renovation, this beautiful garden is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the view. Of the gem of the garden, you can really feel you are in Japan at times.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
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456 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 171 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Currently, without any renovation, this beautiful garden is a wonderful place to relax and enjoy the view. Of the gem of the garden, you can really feel you are in Japan at times.

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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

It is a besautiful laid out garden and is very representative of gardens seen in Japan. Exquisite. Look for the evening light festivals during certain times of the year.

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Thank Kurt R
Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

beautiful and quiet place to relax and rejuvenate. Occasional tea service in the summertime (check schedule). May is particularly beautiful for the cherry blossoms and summer time also when the have the Chinese fishes in the pond. beautiful place to take pictures too.

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Thank Chantal D
Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 January 2017

It is nice but only a small part of the Botanical gardens. The Japanese Garden is nice but on the small side.

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1 Thank rfds37
Lafayette, California
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016

The end of October was the perfect time to visit the Montreal Botanical Gardens and particulary the Japanese Gardens. The colors appeared to be painted on, and the fountains and pools reflected the color with gracious beauty.

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Thank JaceeCo
Savannah, Georgia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

There were not many exhibits like the Chinese Garden. This was a very brief tour. We were a little disappointed after having visited the expansive Chinese gardens.

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1 Thank userdcm1
Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

for all amateur or students or professionals or simple lover of nature, this is a little garden eden

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Vienna Region, Austria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Experience the tea ceremony with real Japanese, see the arrangement of the rocks and sand, bamboo sticks as well as plants. Better to go early in the day, when no screaming kids are around...

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Montreal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Visiting the Japanese garden is best in Summer when the gentle breeze blows over the former golf course. In winter, see the Bonsai collection inside the Botanical gardens. Personally, when winter becomes unbearable, I find it best to spend a few hours in this otherworldly environment that transports me to the tropics

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Reading, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

This is part of the botanical gardens and is truly a quiet retreat in the center of the city. Montreal will be celebrating its 375 anniversary next year and many of the sites in town are under renovation and the botanical gardens. There is still a lot to see and experience.

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Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie
Rosemont-La Petite-Patrie has one of Canada's most prominent Italian communities, with Little Italy concentrated along the convivial bends of Saint-Lawrence Boulevard. Known for its fantastic bars and authentic Italian fare, the domain includes the Jean-Talon Market, the largest public market in North America. Open year-round, sunny months see fruit and vegetable stalls set up outside the main chalet, while blustery weather draws crowds indoors to meat and cheese sellers, spices and truffles stalls, and for regional delicacies such as rare Charlevoix lamb. While the market dictates what's fresh for local restaurateurs, visitors can please more than their palates, taking in the Renaissance architecture and frescos of Madonna della Difesa, the picturesque Rue Saint-Rominique with its cheerful homes and splendid gardens, or the ornamented thoroughfare of Plaza Saint-Hubert.
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