Four, Six, or Eight Visits to Anderson Japanese Gardens in Rockford (Up to Half Off)

Rockford

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In a Nutshell

12 acres of Japanese-inspired paths, streams, plants, and waterfalls encourage tranquility and reflection

The Fine Print

Expires Oct 31st, 2013. Limit 1 option per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Subject to weather. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Season ends 10/31/13. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

For years, European merchants searched for a direct route to Asia, eventually burrowing through the earth and accidentally rediscovering Luxembourg. Succeed where they failed with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $16 for four admissions to Anderson Japanese Gardens (up to a $32 value)
  • $24 for six admissions to Anderson Japanese Gardens (up to a $48 value)
  • $32 for eight admissions to Anderson Japanese Gardens (up to a $64 value)

Though this merchant sometimes features a discounted price online, this Groupon still offers the best deal available.

Anderson Japanese Gardens

After traveling to Japan in 1966 and to the Portland Japanese Garden soon thereafter, John Anderson found himself inspired by the country's lush landscape and tranquil gardens. In 1978, after returning to his home in Rockford, he partnered with expert designer Hoichi Kurisu to begin constructing Anderson Japanese Gardens—12 acres of paths, plants, and streams, as soothing as those John visited in Japan.

The gardens still encourage a sense of calm and thoughtful reflection, as guided and self-guided tours stroll past undulating waterfalls, trickling across colorful flowers, beneath arched bridges, and over lily pads. Fruit blossoms on trees and bushes, sculptures stand very still, and koi fish flit about in a pond. On Thursdays, participants read from scripture, listen to music, and meditate during worship services, and a series of classes held onsite, such as origami and tai chi, impart Japanese traditions.


Reviews

The gardens are beautiful. very unexpected. Completely serene. Walking around provides a lot to discover. Absolutely gorgeous

Marya S, TripAdvisor, 6/8/13

Tips

95% of 109 customers

  • “Very pleasant experience . I would recommend it Great place to take photos and enjoy the serene And quiet gardens, Nice”

  • “Beautiful! Very picturesque setting, check it out on Tuesday nights, they offer live music, great food and wine!”

  • “We were so impressed and happy that we came in Fall because the colors were amazingly beautiful. The kids loved it too and we would definitely return.”

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    Rockford

    318 Spring Creek Road

    Rockford, Illinois 61107

    815-229-9390

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