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Anderson Japanese Gardens

318 Spring Creek Rd., Rockford, IL 61107


Anderson Japanese Gardens has been named one of the highest quality Japanese gardens in North America by Sukiya Living Magazine since 2004.

Inspired by calm and tranquility, this 12-acre award winning landscape is comprised of koi-filled ponds, winding paths, gentle streams, cascading waterfalls, raked gravel gardens, beautifully trained pines, and more. Master craftsmanship and 16th century traditional architecture is found throughout the garden. Anderson Japanese Gardens is a popular tour destination for groups of all ages. Tours are tailored to meet the individual requirements of each group, including groups with limited mobility. Advanced reservations are required for group tours. Anderson Japanese Gardens also provides a breathtaking setting for an unforgettable wedding ceremony. Whether an intimate gathering or a large celebration, the Gardens provide several extraordinary ceremony settings that are fitting to your occasion. Enjoy breakfast and lunch at Fresco at the Gardens, which features fresh, organic and locally grown food.


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