Japanese Tea Garden

Meeting location and Instructions

Step into a realm where the timeless beauty of traditional Japanese culture flourishes at the SF Japanese Tea Garden. Nestled in the heart of San Francisco, this enchanting oasis transports visitors to a serene world where ancient rituals and natural elegance harmonize. Lush cherry blossoms, meticulously manicured landscapes, and tranquil koi ponds provide a picturesque setting for a photoshoot that captures the essence of tranquility and grace. The SF Japanese Tea Garden is a haven where the spirit of Japan's rich heritage thrives, offering a unique and serene atmosphere for capturing unforgettable moments.

I am usually on site 15-30 minutes early. Please call/text me when you arrive, you can reach me at 915-274-7495. There is a fee to enter the gardens. You may want to pre-purchase your ticket to ensure that they do not sell out. Here is the link.

Please arrive camera ready. We will start and stop shooting at our agreed time.

Parking at Golden Gate can be limited. There is a paid garage at the music concourse, here is the link for more information. You can also find parking on MLK Drive and around Stow Lake.

Let's meet at the entrance of The Japanese Tea Garden

I've noted the parking garage and street parking on the map. If you choose to park around Stow Lake you will take the paths behind the gard to reach the front.

Street view of the meeting location.