This Underrated Japanese Garden Just Might Be The Most Beautiful Place In Philadelphia

Fairmount Park has been a oasis in an otherwise urban landscape for centuries, and Philadelphians can explore more than 2,000 acres of green space by foot, trolley, or bike. There’s one hidden spot in particular nestled among historic buildings and streams that might actually be the most beautiful place in Philadelphia, so you’ve got to check it out this spring. The Shofuso Japanese House and Garden is one of the most impressive sites in the entire park system — and it’s easy to see why!

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Did you know that Philadelphia is considered America’s Garden Capital? Check out a few more of our lovely and historic gardens at Bartram’s, the Biopond, and Longwood.