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Japanese Friendship Gardens

Japanese Friendship Gardens – Phoenix, AZ

May 27, 20101

Here are some photos of our visit to the Japanese Friendship Gardens in Phoenix, Arizona.

Japanese Friendship Gardens in Phoenix.

This tranquil place is next to a park that covers Interstate 10 for almost a mile as it goes through downtown Phoenix.

Japanese Lantern

Japanese Lantern made of cement.

Hundreds of very large and healthy Koi

We especially enjoyed the hundreds of very large and healthy Koi in the pond.

Beautiful trees, rocks and waterfalls

Beautiful trees, rocks and waterfalls are all over the park.

One of hundreds of beautiful Koi

One of hundreds of beautiful Koi.

A few  of the hundreds of beautiful Koi.

A few of the hundreds of beautiful Koi.

A lantern near a waterfall.

Another lantern near a waterfall.

waterfall

One of many waterfalls.

waterfall in the Japanese Friendship Garden in Phoenix, AZ.

Another view of the largest waterfall in the Japanese Friendship Garden in Phoenix, AZ.

Koi with beautiful flowing fins.

One of hundreds of Koi with beautiful flowing fins.

Koi looking for a handout

One of hundreds of Koi looking for a handout.

Hungry Koi looking for a handout.

About half way through our visit we bought them a bag of food for $1.

Another hungry Koi

Another hungry Koi.

feeding the Koi

Here’s my wife feeding the Koi (and the ducks).

feeding the Koi.

Look at the go after the food pellets.

Koi feeding frenzy.

A veritable feeding frenzy. Notice the duck getting in on the action.

Koi feeding frenzy

One more handful for the throng of hungry Koi.

beautiful park

A peaceful ending to a lovely day at this beautiful park.

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