Located in San Marino, the Huntington Library is one of the most beloved and bucolic spots in the Southland. With a massive art collection and a newly refurbished Japanese Garden, it’s the perfect place to come and reflect. One of the Huntington's most visible landmarks is the Japanese Garden, with a network of koi ponds, a dramatic half-moon-shaped bridge and a traditional Japanese house.

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