The Japanese Friendship Garden Wedding Venue

The Rising Sun Wedding in San Diego


Address: 2215 Pan American Rd E, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: (619) 232-2721

The Rising Sun Wedding in San Diego – The Japanese Friendship Garden

Tucked away in the heart of San Diego’s historic Balboa Park, the Japanese Friendship Garden is truly a beautiful venue for the lovely couples seeking that mystical and oriental atmosphere. The Garden combines natural beauty with Japanese style to create an ambiance that is unique, magical, and intimate for an evening you won’t forget. With towering trees, tall bamboo, and winding pathways, the place provides a unique venue for your special day. Top it all off with authentic Japanese features like Koi Ponds, waterfalls, bonsai, cherry trees, and wisteria arbors for indoor or outdoor ceremonies and receptions. With the amazing backdrops, sceneries and small details, your San Diego wedding photographer will find the best spots for picture perfect photo opportunities that will definitely make your wedding unforgettable. 

The place has so much natural beauty all around that here at the Garden, you won’t need to do much decorating. The Inamori Pavilion is an indoor space, but with an open setting for an outdoor feel. The outdoor deck of the Inamori Pavilion is an ideal place to walk around for a photo with a dreamy vibe. You will enjoy the backdrop of a gorgeous scenery and a majestic view of the Lower Gardens. The Lower Gardens is an area with beautiful, detailed paths with a variety of plants and flowers beside the charming stream – perfect for a couple photo. The Earth Bridge is another area that makes an exquisite spot for a ceremony that is small and intimate. The Courtyard is a perfect spot for larger ceremonies with a beautiful arch perfect for an I do photo. All in all, the areas of the Japanese Friendship Garden offer the best oriental and peaceful theme for a wedding unlike no other.

The views and aspects of the Japanese Friendship Garden, although detailed and elegant, still needs an amazing eye to orchestrate and capture the perfect photos of your Japanese Friendship Gardens Wedding. Only the best San Diego wedding photographer can make this happen so go ahead and send us a message or book your free consult!