Best gardens in Los Angeles

Check out the top gardens in Los Angeles, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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441 local reviews
1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 626-405-2100
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Bobbi
Art Collections and Botanical Gardens (or The Huntington) is a collections-based educational and research…
Agustin
The Huntington is a cultural center near Pasadena, it is the former home of Henry Huntington who was…
Mary
This is one of my favorite place to go in Los Angeles. It is over 200 acres of some of the most beautiful…
1. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
1. The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens
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441 local reviews
1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 626-405-2100
Bobbi
Bobbi
Art Collections and Botanical Gardens (or The Huntington) is a collections-based educational and research institution in Pasadena, CA. In…
Agustin
Agustin
The Huntington is a cultural center near Pasadena, it is the former home of Henry Huntington who was responsible for LA's famous Red Cars,…
Mary
Mary
This is one of my favorite place to go in Los Angeles. It is over 200 acres of some of the most beautiful gardens in the world; including…
2. The Getty
2. The Getty
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1035 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 310-440-7300
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Jamielle
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts…
Ray
On clear days, you can add breathtaking views of the city and ocean to the list. A great time to visit is in…
Isadore
The Getty Center is located in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles and is one of two locations of the J…
2. The Getty
2. The Getty
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1035 local reviews
1200 Getty Center Dr, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 310-440-7300
Jamielle
Jamielle
The J. Paul Getty Museum seeks to inspire curiosity about, and enjoyment and understanding of, the visual arts by collecting, conserving,…
Ray
Ray
On clear days, you can add breathtaking views of the city and ocean to the list. A great time to visit is in the late afternoon after the…
Isadore
Isadore
The Getty Center is located in the Brentwood neighborhood of Los Angeles and is one of two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum. The Center…
3. Descanso Gardens
3. Descanso Gardens
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83 local reviews
1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 818-949-4200
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Sossi
“Descanso Gardens is a unique Southern California landscape distinguished by its specialized botanic…
Chris
This is a lovely little garden tucked back into LaCanada/Flintridge. Used to be a private home which is…
Jason & Jaime
The Descanso Gardens are a beautiful escape from the city. There's a yummy cafe on site serving breakfast and…
3. Descanso Gardens
3. Descanso Gardens
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83 local reviews
1418 Descanso Dr, La Cañada Flintridge
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 818-949-4200
Sossi
Sossi
“Descanso Gardens is a unique Southern California landscape distinguished by its specialized botanic collections, historical significance,…
Chris
Chris
This is a lovely little garden tucked back into LaCanada/Flintridge. Used to be a private home which is located at the back of the…
Jason & Jaime
Jason & Jaime
The Descanso Gardens are a beautiful escape from the city. There's a yummy cafe on site serving breakfast and lunches, al fresco! This is a…
4. Norton Simon Museum
4. Norton Simon Museum
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226 local reviews
411 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 626-449-6840
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Jamielle
The Norton Simon's Gehry-helmed makeover in the late 1990s raised the museum's profile. But it also helped it…
Sarah
The Norton Simon collections include: European paintings, sculptures, and tapestries; Asian sculptures,…
Evangeline
The Norton Simon Museum is known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever…
4. Norton Simon Museum
4. Norton Simon Museum
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226 local reviews
411 W Colorado Blvd, Pasadena
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 626-449-6840
Jamielle
Jamielle
The Norton Simon's Gehry-helmed makeover in the late 1990s raised the museum's profile. But it also helped it expand the range of its…
Sarah
Sarah
The Norton Simon collections include: European paintings, sculptures, and tapestries; Asian sculptures, paintings, and woodblock prints;…
Evangeline
Evangeline
The Norton Simon Museum is known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled. Over a thirty-year…
5. The Getty Villa
5. The Getty Villa
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368 local reviews
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 310-440-7300
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Kristin
Iconic and beautiful, the Getty Villa is located on PCH, also on your way to Malibu. It is pretty much a must…
Otis
Iconic and beautiful, the Getty Villa is located on PCH, also on your way to Malibu. It is pretty much a must…
Nancy
My favorite museum and the first place I take out-of-town guests. The building is a replica of an Etruscan…
5. The Getty Villa
5. The Getty Villa
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368 local reviews
17985 Pacific Coast Hwy, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 310-440-7300
Kristin
Kristin
Iconic and beautiful, the Getty Villa is located on PCH, also on your way to Malibu. It is pretty much a must see in Southern California if…
Otis
Otis
Iconic and beautiful, the Getty Villa is located on PCH, also on your way to Malibu. It is pretty much a must see in Southern California if…
Nancy
Nancy
My favorite museum and the first place I take out-of-town guests. The building is a replica of an Etruscan Villa from 79 AD and it houses…
6. Self-Realization Fellowship International Headquarters
6. Self-Realization Fellowship International Headquarters
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45 local reviews
3880 San Rafael Ave, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 1:15 PM
+1 323-225-2471
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Patrick
Just up the hill from us (a nice walk if you enjoy walking the hills) is the headquarters of the self-realizat…
Maria
This is the headquarters of the Self Realization Fellowship. They have a gorgeous, peaceful garden with some…
Andrew
The International Headquarters of Self-Realization Fellowship is dedicated to carrying on the work of its…
6. Self-Realization Fellowship International Headquarters
6. Self-Realization Fellowship International Headquarters
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45 local reviews
3880 San Rafael Ave, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 1:15 PM
+1 323-225-2471
Patrick
Patrick
Just up the hill from us (a nice walk if you enjoy walking the hills) is the headquarters of the self-realization fellowship. It's an…
Maria
Maria
This is the headquarters of the Self Realization Fellowship. They have a gorgeous, peaceful garden with some of the best views of DT. Your…
Andrew
Andrew
The International Headquarters of Self-Realization Fellowship is dedicated to carrying on the work of its founder, Paramahansa Yogananda,…
7. Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
7. Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
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60 local reviews
301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 626-821-3222
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Grace
The Los Angeles County Arboretum is a unique 127-acre botanical garden and historical site that includes…
Dan
This botanical garden is located in my hometown of Arcadia, CA. A beautiful botanical garden that is home to…
Danushka
Truly amazing place. Its almost like a botanical garden infused with peacocks. Take your camera and take many…
7. Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
7. Los Angeles County Arboretum and Botanic Garden
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60 local reviews
301 N Baldwin Ave, Arcadia
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
+1 626-821-3222
Grace
Grace
The Los Angeles County Arboretum is a unique 127-acre botanical garden and historical site that includes Native American, Rancho Period, and…
Dan
Dan
This botanical garden is located in my hometown of Arcadia, CA. A beautiful botanical garden that is home to many peacocks, who have been…
Danushka
Danushka
Truly amazing place. Its almost like a botanical garden infused with peacocks. Take your camera and take many pictures. There is a small…
8. The Red Lion Tavern
8. The Red Lion Tavern
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92 local reviews
2366 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 323-662-5337
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Trish & John
A long-time LA favorite. German pub with beer garden, multiple bars & meandering rooms to dine in. Casual…
Gareth & Liza
A great German pub to go grab a pint and a bite! There is a great beer garden out back! Unless you're…
Sasha
German pub and beer garden, a legendary SIlverlake institution , one of the best bars in LA , the German food…
8. The Red Lion Tavern
8. The Red Lion Tavern
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92 local reviews
2366 Glendale Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 323-662-5337
Trish & John
Trish & John
A long-time LA favorite. German pub with beer garden, multiple bars & meandering rooms to dine in. Casual. Inexpensive. Loads of fun…
Gareth & Liza
Gareth & Liza
A great German pub to go grab a pint and a bite! There is a great beer garden out back! Unless you're sensitive to smoke, as it's one of…
Sasha
Sasha
German pub and beer garden, a legendary SIlverlake institution , one of the best bars in LA , the German food is not bad either, and again…
9. Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
9. Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
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79 local reviews
17190 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 310-454-4114
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Kenya-Ondine
The Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine lies a few blocks from the Pacific Ocean, on Sunset Boulevard in…
Sandy
Wonderful hidden gem in the Palisades. Stop by en route to or from the beach. Great place to meditate, or…
Danielle
Get in touch with your inner self and enjoy the beauty that is Lake Shrine. This is more of a local spot in LA…
9. Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
9. Self Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine Temple
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79 local reviews
17190 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 310-454-4114
Kenya-Ondine
Kenya-Ondine
The Self-Realization Fellowship Lake Shrine lies a few blocks from the Pacific Ocean, on Sunset Boulevard in Pacific Palisades, California…
Sandy
Sandy
Wonderful hidden gem in the Palisades. Stop by en route to or from the beach. Great place to meditate, or simply enjoy a gorgeous garden…
Danielle
Danielle
Get in touch with your inner self and enjoy the beauty that is Lake Shrine. This is more of a local spot in LA with some of the most lush…
10. Yamashiro | Hollywood
10. Yamashiro | Hollywood
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164 local reviews
1999 N Sycamore Ave, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 323-466-5125
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Susan
Stunning!!! Perched on top of a hill in Hollywood, you can see the city lights! Take an easy stroll down a…
Patti
Still one of the best views in Hollywood. Valet only parking will get you into this absolutely breathing…
David
Historic Japanese Style Mansion with the best views in Los Angeles and the most stunning dinning room with a…
10. Yamashiro | Hollywood
10. Yamashiro | Hollywood
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164 local reviews
1999 N Sycamore Ave, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+1 323-466-5125
Susan
Susan
Stunning!!! Perched on top of a hill in Hollywood, you can see the city lights! Take an easy stroll down a little path outside, where…
Patti
Patti
Still one of the best views in Hollywood. Valet only parking will get you into this absolutely breathing taking restaurant. You can sit in…
David
David
Historic Japanese Style Mansion with the best views in Los Angeles and the most stunning dinning room with a Japanese Garden. Food is…
11. Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
11. Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
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37 local reviews
Earl Warren Dr, Long Beach
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 562-985-8885
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Lagatha
The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is a Japanese garden encompassing 1.3 acres on the campus of California…
Albert
The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is a Japanese garden encompassing 1.3 acres on the campus of California…
Ranadli
The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is a Japanese garden encompassing 1.3 acres on the campus of California…
11. Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
11. Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden
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37 local reviews
Earl Warren Dr, Long Beach
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+1 562-985-8885
Lagatha
Lagatha
The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is a Japanese garden encompassing 1.3 acres on the campus of California State University, Long Beach,…
Albert
Albert
The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is a Japanese garden encompassing 1.3 acres on the campus of California State University, Long Beach,…
Ranadli
Ranadli
The Earl Burns Miller Japanese Garden is a Japanese garden encompassing 1.3 acres on the campus of California State University, Long Beach,…
12. The Japanese Garden
12. The Japanese Garden
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38 local reviews
6100 Woodley Ave, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 818-756-8166
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Morris
The Japanese Garden is just a really nice garden you can walk through right next to Woodley Park and the…
Nara
This appropriately titled Japanese garden sits just across from the Sepulveda Basin on the border of Van Nuys…
Sara & Brad
A truly unique park in the middle of the city. This is a beautiful and stunning Japanese Garden. Check out…
12. The Japanese Garden
12. The Japanese Garden
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38 local reviews
6100 Woodley Ave, Los Angeles
Closed · Opens 10:00 AM
+1 818-756-8166
Morris
Morris
The Japanese Garden is just a really nice garden you can walk through right next to Woodley Park and the Sepulveda Basin WIldlife reserve. …
Nara
Nara
This appropriately titled Japanese garden sits just across from the Sepulveda Basin on the border of Van Nuys. The stony bridges and…
Sara & Brad
Sara & Brad
A truly unique park in the middle of the city. This is a beautiful and stunning Japanese Garden. Check out their website for hours…