Japanese Friendship Garden

The Friendship Garden is a six acre garden patterned after Japans famous Korakuen Garden in Okayama (one of San Joses sister cities). The three main ponds were stocked with koi sent from Okayama in 1966. The ponds are at different elevations in the park, and are interconnected by streams.

Operating Hours

Daily 10am to sunset.


Admission is free but there is a parking fee.


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Located in Kelley Park on Senter between Keyes and Phelan roads

1300 Senter Rd

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Contact Info

Phone: 408-277-5254 or 408-794-7275