Japanese Friendship Garden is a unique venue located in the heart of Balboa Park. The split level garden features traditional touches from the Japanese culture. Recently renovated, the garden is host to many different plants, and fish native to Japan.
The upper garden area features an outdoor space is surrounded by lush green scenery and includes access to the exhibit hall featuring a rotating collection of traditional art and artifacts, as well as the koi pond, perfect for photos. The lower garden has a wonderful indoor event venue, the breathtaking Inamori Pavilion. The new building includes an outdoor deck for guests to walk around during cocktail hour and take in the beautiful cherry treed and waterfalls that are located in the lower tiers of the garden. The perfect location for any nature-loving bride.