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The Japanese Friendship Garden Society of San Diego has roots in the 1915 World Exposition. After the Exposition, strong community interest kept the Japanese Tea Pavilion open for thirty years within Balboa Park, San Diego's Culture Center. With the development of San Diego's Sister City relationship with Yokohama in 1950, forty years of gift exchanges followed, kindling feelings of shared ideals represented by the Japanese Garden.

The garden includes a small entry garden, the Exhibit House, a traditional sand and stone garden, and a picnic area overlooking a wooded canyon. The garden is open Tuesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Admission to the garden is free on third Tuesday of the month. Located in Balboa Park.

Location: NE of Spreckels Organ Pavilion, San Diego California Telephone 619-232-2780

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