Japanese Hill-and-Pond Garden at Brooklyn Botanic Garden

990 Washington Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225

(718) 623-7200


The garden features “artificial hills contoured around a pond, a waterfall, and an island while carefully placed rocks also play a leading role.” The garden includes “wooden bridges, stone lanterns, a viewing pavilion, the torii or gateway and a Shinto shrine.” More than two dozen cherry blossom trees bloom each April and May. Hours: Winter hours: Tuesdays through Sundays, 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Closed Mondays. Cost: members: free, adults: $18, seniors (65-plus): $12, students 12-plus with a valid ID: $12 and children under 12: free.