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Todd B.
Glendale, AZ
Five-star rating

Some might say that Phoenix is a city without much culture. That may be true in some aspects, however we have to remember that Phoenix is a young large city compared to other cities that lie within the United States. So you can say that this city is a work in progress on catching up with everyone’s culture expectations.

The Japanese Friendship Garden in downtown Phoenix is only seven years old. Very new to the park scene for this metro, I have to say that it looks great and will only keep getting better in time. That will happen if people stop saying there is no culture in Phoenix and become a part of the evolving city by visiting places such as this. The admission and/or donations will fund a more desired park for all.

The grounds of the garden are very beautiful with a nice flowing stream, several waterfalls, coy fish, and many species of plants. I can’t wait to go back in the next several years to see it become a wonderful masterpiece.

The Japanese Friendship Garden is located at 1125 N. 3rd Ave. in Roosevelt — (602) 256.3204

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