Updated: May 17
The Japanese Tea Garden is a popular tourist destination located in Golden Gate Park, San Francisco. Originally built as a Japanese Village for the 1894 California Midwinter International Exposition, the garden has since been transformed into a traditional Japanese-style garden complete with a koi pond, bridges, and carefully pruned trees and shrubs. providing you with a experience of natural beauty, tranquility and harmony all in the heart of San Fran.
Visitors can enjoy a traditional Japanese tea ceremony in the teahouse, where matcha tea and traditional sweets are served. The garden also features a variety of seasonal blooms, including cherry blossoms in the spring and chrysanthemums in the fall. With its serene atmosphere and beautiful surroundings, the Japanese Tea Garden is a must visit. Best time is between March and April, giving you a chance to see the cherry blossoms that are blooming. More than breathtaking, to say the least!
Things to know
Tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
$14 (February-November). $12 (December-January). $16 (Weekends year-round)
Youth $7 (12-17). Child $3 (5-11). Free children under 5.
Free for San Francisco Residents, Veterans, and Gardens of Golden Gate Park Members.
Spring Hours (March- October) 9am-6pm
Fall-Winter Hours (November-February) 9am-5pm.
FREE HOUR 9am-10am. Monday, Wednesday, Friday.