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“Lovely oasis by the river.”

Robert D. Ray Asian Gardens
Ranked #28 of 54 things to do in Des Moines
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Fantastic architecture in a beautiful setting. Sculptures are terrific. Peaceful and delightfully done.

Thank David W
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Reviewed 25 June 2018

Quiet park setting for a very nice replication but not something I would have stopped at if it wasn't near Botanical Center.

Thank Reader95
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Reviewed 29 May 2018

This is a neat little area to check out. It doesn't take more than 10 minutes to walk through. Considering this is less than 10 years old, I couldn't believe the amount of vandalism that has taken place. It is truly sad.

1  Thank Rachel C
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

If in the area, stop by! But it is not a must see. I was walking along the river and spotted this unique building. The Asian Garden makes for a few great photo opportunities. Although this attraction can be seen in a few short minutes, you can take your time here and just relax. Yes it is small, but for what it is, it's nicely done.

Thank BZimm08
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Reviewed 7 May 2018

This beautiful garden is small but very well maintained. For a short visit (we used it as a means to get out of the truck and stretch our legs after a long drive), it was a definite must-see.

1  Thank SRiese
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