By Brittany Bernal
Did you know there’s a magical garden on 3.5 acres of land in the middle of Downtown Phoenix? Take a breathtaking stroll through The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix that will bring peace to your mind.
•General Admission: $10 ( Seniors: $8, Students/Military: $7, Children under 6: FREE
•Hours: Tuesday – Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm
•Location: 1125 N. 3rd Avenue, Phoenix AZ 85003
Take some time out of your day and enjoy the beautiful setting that you will experience at The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix. More than 50 different varieties of plants, stone footbridges, and 1,500 tons of hand picked rocks will be there for your eyes to see. Find solace while listening to the flowing streams, the 12 foot waterfall, and sit in awe looking at over 300 Koi fish that live in the ponds located at the Garden.
The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix (Ro Ho Hen) will give you a piece of tranquility in the matter of minutes. Stop and get some delicious tea whether it be in the Garden or the Tea House. You can even reserve a time to participate in a traditional tea ceremony that The Garden holds one Saturday out of every month, October to July.
Find some tranquility and spend your day at The Japanese Friendship Garden of Phoenix. Whether it’s taking some personal soul searching time, a cute date, or a calm family day there’s no better place in Phoenix that will bring you the bliss that Ro Ho Hen will bring you!
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