This garden is considered one of the finest tea gardens in California. The landscape architect, Nagao Sakurai of the Imperial Palace of Tokyo designed this stunning garden for the City of San Mateo. The garden includes a granite pagoda, a teahouse, lanterns, and bamboo groves. Featuring seasonal blooms and rare plants that touch the shore of the large central koi pond.

East 5th Street
and El Camino
San Mateo, California

If you are ever in San Mateo, stop by the Central Park and visit this small Japanese garden. It is a quiet oasis in the center of the town with a tall building overlooking it.

Combine the visit with a quick look at the Kohl Pump House gardens just a short walk away.

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