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Lake Merritt Japanese Garden
Name:Lake Merritt Japanese Garden garden photo
Lake Merritt Japanese Garden
Photo: Susan Fitz



 
Alternate Name:Lakeside Park Show Gardens 
Address:666 Bellevue Avenue 
Mailing Address:City of Oakland Lakeside Nursery, Oakland, CA 94610 
City:Oakland 
State:California 
Postal Code:94612 
Country:UNITED STATES 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=37.812328; long=-122.253748
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Weather:current weather 
Phone:+1.415.273.3186 
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Construction Period: -  
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:Mon - Fri 10:00am - 3:00pm; Sat & Sun 10:00am - 5:00pm and Nov - Apr 10:00am - 4:00pm; Closed: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's 
Admission:No charge; parking is $3 on weekends 
Added to JGarden:7/8/2000 
Last Updated:4/3/2001 
JGarden Description:This 8 acre park has a whole range of gardens including herb, Japanese, a community garden, composting area, firescape, fushia, palm, citrus, rhododendron, a greenhouse, cactus, iris

Located in Lakeside Park at Lake Merritt. Lakeside Park is also the home of the Garden Center, Rotary Nature Center and Wildlife Refuge, Boat Rentals Fairyland, etc. 




Departed the prince --
Vanished the smoke
Of Shiogama;
Lonely the beach
Along its length.



Kimi masade
Kemuri taenishi
Shiogama no
Ura sabishiku mo
Mie wataru ka na.

  Ki no Tsurayuki (866-946)
  Kokin wakashû
  trans. by M.V. Otake

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