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Normandale Community College
URL:Goto this web site  http://www.normandale.mnscu.edu/japanesegarden/ 
Name:Normandale Community College 



 
Alternate Name: 
Address:France Avenue and 98th Street 
Mailing Address: 
City:Bloomington 
State:Minnesota 
Postal Code:55431 
Country:UNITED STATES 
Latitude/Longitude:lat=44.8275; long=-93.3294
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Weather:current weather 
Phone:+1.952.487.8145 or, for events 952.487.8145 
Fax: 
E-Mail: 
Contact: 
Designer(s):Watanabe Takao 
Contruction Date:1976 
Public/Private:PUBLIC 
Hours:Tours held June 1 - September 30 
Admission:Fee for tours 
Added to JGarden:12/24/2000 
Last Updated:2/3/2002 
Sources:Normandale Community College web site 
JGarden Description:A 2-acre stroll garden featuring a pond and lagoon, bridges, lanterns, a waterfall, a shrine, and plantings. The garden was built through donations and the work of volunteers. 
Other Description:The Japanese Garden was designed by Watanabe Takao, a Garden Architect from Tokyo - is located at the Northeast corner of the campus of Normandale Community College.

It is an excellent setting for weddings and photo sessions in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area.

The Japanese garden is easily accessible on the campus of Normandale Community College, located at 9700 France Avenue South in Bloomington, Minnesota.

Half-hour guided tours are available June 1st through September 30th with reservations for ten or more people. There is a nominal charge per person.

From I-494, take the France Avenue exit and go south 1.5 miles to 98th Street. From I-35W, take the 98th Street exit and go west 1.5 miles. 




Chanting the Nembutsu,
Coolness fills
Fields and mountains.

  Kyorai
  trans. by R.H. Blyth

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