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Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden

1250 N Bellflower Blvd, California State University, Long Beach, CA 90840-0004
+1 562-985-8885
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Nice garden, big hassle.

First, this is a really lovely garden, well worth the visit. It's very small, but it's so well... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2018
venckman2017
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Fullerton, California
I've been a Wedding Officiant there!

It's a lovely wedding venue, and actually, I married my beautiful bride here as well. My niece also... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
OfficiantGuy-com
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Long Beach, California
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  • Average8%
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1250 N Bellflower Blvd, California State University, Long Beach, CA 90840-0004
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+1 562-985-8885
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

First, this is a really lovely garden, well worth the visit. It's very small, but it's so well designed and laid out, that it feels spacious. Upon entering, you feel the tranquility in your bones. The plantings are lovely, and there are a great many...More

2  Thank venckman2017
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

It's a lovely wedding venue, and actually, I married my beautiful bride here as well. My niece also got married there. The gardens are very well kept, and most wedding ceremonies take place either on the bridge or the wooden platform that overlooks the pond....More

Thank OfficiantGuy-com
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Reviewed 29 April 2018

Beautiful, serene, shielded from the wind by tall trees. Central large pond with giant koi and ducks. Perfect for a wedding. Guests sit around a pond with a ceremony at a focal point bridge. Plenty of parking across the street. Easily handled my son's recent...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Finally had an opportunity to visit the Japanese Garden at CSU Long Beach, since it is not open on Saturdays. Parked across the street. Beautiful, compact garden and pond, meticulously kept. Despite being able to hear traffic noise, this oasis is like another world. Once...More

Thank randylee223
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Wanted to share the EBMJG with some good friends. Knew about the new charges for admission starting 1/1/2018, so I checked on line and all web pages indicated admission was FREE. I had visited in January and discussed the admission charge with one of the...More

Thank SoCal-CDS
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Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

This small garden was just beautiful and relaxing but I do have to say if you are traveling this little garden would net be my first option, there are bigger gardens in California that are free. Since the garden is at the university you have...More

Thank Sandra S
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

My friend and I often visit the EBM Japanese Gardens at Cal State Long Beach on our Sunday bike rides through Seal Beach. These intimate and photogenic gardens are a true gem which I prefer even over larger Japanese gardens like the one in Woodley...More

2  Thank pingvuiini
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

very small but we walked from hotel current and we enjoyed the calmness and beauty of this garden it was worth seeing once or more it you have time to waste. there was no charge to see this garden.

1  Thank Dirtbikejones
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

Excellent Wonderful Awesome Excellent Wonderful Awesome Excellent Awesome Wonderful. My family was more than pleased EBMJ Garden. The place is Beautiful, go visit for yourself. I held my mother's 50th birthday party on Saturday and championed with Elizabeth Campos and Misa Yoshida who were thoughtful...More

Thank Roshan P
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Reviewed 21 January 2018

The Japanese gardens are a well kept secret. the grounds are beautiful and a great place to relax and enjoy the beauty that surrounds you.

Thank Jean A
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Yeneyev R
22 December 2015|
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Response from jteble | Reviewed this property |
We did not see any cherry blossom trees; however, this is not the time for them to be blooming so there may be some that we did not notice. Unfortunately, things were not well-marked.
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henry h
25 October 2015|
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Response from Phych99 | Reviewed this property |
I didn't see any when I was there but doesn't mean you can't. I'd call ahead and ask
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