Japanese Tea Garden

El Camino Real & 5th Ave.
San Mateo, CA 94403- Map It
(650) 522-7400

AAA Editor Notes

Japanese Tea Garden is in Central Park, El Camino Real and 5th Ave. E. It was designed by Nagao Sakurai, chief landscape architect at Tokyo's Imperial Palace. The garden has labeled plants and evergreens, bamboo groves, waterfalls and koi ponds. Other features include a granite pagoda and a teahouse. Parking is beneath the tennis courts.
Free.
Hours: Mon.-Fri. 10-4, Sat.-Sun. 11-4. Koi feeding Mon.-Fri. at 11 and 3, Mar.-Oct. Closed Jan. 1 and Christmas.