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Japanese Tea Garden

152 locals recommend ·
Why locals recommend it
If you and your date appreciate nature, tea, connection, and beauty, sharing a pot of tea together among the traditional Japanese architecture and manicured gardens here is a very intimate, spiritual experience. Don’t rush out when you’re done: take some deep breaths and walk the paths through the the garden. Afterwards, take a short stroll through Golden Gate Park to Stow Lake, where you can rent a paddleboat and circle the middle of the lake.
Soniyah
Soniyah
January 24, 2017

Tips from locals

Gil
Gil
November 12, 2019
The garden is wonderful, and worth the price of admission. The tea experience, not so much.
Anna
Anna
November 3, 2015
Nice place for walk, cup of tea, snacks in Golden Gate Park.
Kyle
Kyle
February 5, 2020
If you love flowers and tea and/ or are looking for a romantic date idea, this is place is lovely!
Adrian
Adrian
October 8, 2015
Very popular for tourists and locals alike!
Gustav Alexander
Gustav Alexander
September 22, 2019
The Hagiwara Japanese Tea Garden is the oldest public Japanese garden in all of the United States. If full of rare and beautiful plants, trees, bonsai and koi ponds. Sit in a pagoda sipping green tea while enjoying the beautiful views of the gardens
Kel
Kel
September 22, 2019
One of our favorites to visit in the Golden Gate Park.
Steffie
Steffie
October 4, 2015
After you stop by the rose garden, come here to relax and unwind with ocha (tea).
Vicky
Vicky
June 9, 2020
A great little spot to rest and for a change of scenery while exploring the Golden Gate Park.
Boris And Natalie
Boris And Natalie
July 8, 2019
San Francisco’s Japanese Tea Garden is the oldest public Japanese garden in the country. The garden was created for an exhibition in 1894, when the exhibition closed a gentleman’s agreement was reached and the garden remained. As time went by the garden expanded to the size it is today,…
Maxwell
Maxwell
February 5, 2020
The Japanese Tea Garden began as the Japanese Village and Tea Garden at the 1894 World's Fair. It was built by Australian born George Turner Marsh, who hired Japanese craftsmen to construct the site. After the close of the fair, Marsh sold his concession to the city of San Francisco for $4,500…
Frank Owen
Frank Owen
December 14, 2015
Great relaxing spot to explore
Albina
Albina
September 26, 2015
Beautiful garden styled after Japanese. Great for a relaxing afternoon.
Bibi
Bibi
June 27, 2020
Gorgeous, fun, outdoorsy cultural place to visit.

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Location
75 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr
San Francisco, CA 94118
Phone+1 415-752-1171
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