San Diego (CA) Photos

January 7, 2009

Tea at the Japanese Friendship Garden in Balboa Park

Filed under: Places to visit — Tags: , , , — washaw @ 6:00 am

The Tea Pravilion near the entrance to the Japanese Friendship Garden offers a wide range of delicious loose leaf teas for a spot of rest.  _balboa6 This symbol of our friendship with Japan was built in 1915 during the Exposition.    


Yokohama is our sister city in Japan.   Our garden is called San Kei En meaning water, pastoral and mountain.  Our garden honors our ties with the San Kei En garden located in Yokohama.  This plaque, located near the tea pravilion entrance, remembers our friendship with a song.




  1. Looks like a lovely, peaceful place.

    Comment by Marc — January 7, 2009 @ 8:56 am

  2. Looks to be a very popular gathering place.

    Comment by pearls — January 7, 2009 @ 8:38 pm

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Blog at

%d bloggers like this: