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Calming and pleasant

This Japanese garden although isn't as pristine as one would expect from a Japanese garden but at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Evelyn S
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Refreshing Break from busy city

An island in the River Erdre, easily accessible by No2 tram from the city centre. Pleasant Japanese... read more

Reviewed August 9, 2018
Robert F
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Japanese garden although isn't as pristine as one would expect from a Japanese garden but at least tries to capture the essence of the flora and scenery of one. The central pond with stepping stones across is very pretty and there is a lovely...More

Thank Evelyn S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was excited to visit this garden when I heard that it's a Japanese garden. Expecting plenty of koi in the pond, bonsais and stuff that make up a Japanese garden, I was a little disappointed. It's more like a small park. However, I enjoyed...More

Thank cristoph2010
Reviewed August 9, 2018

An island in the River Erdre, easily accessible by No2 tram from the city centre. Pleasant Japanese style gardens and buildings. A Japanese tourist might think they were a bit scruffy, but they were fine for us while we waited for the boat trip up...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

This park is very pretty with some cute hiding places, clearly a place for locals to take a lunch break and teens to hang out after school. Not as peaceful as it looks it should be, but lots of nature to look at and Japanese...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed June 13, 2018 via mobile

The first impressions of this harden were very good. It feels Japanese, has a lot of plants from Japan and building are styled accordingly. But at more careful look I started to notice signs that it is not well kept. At one end of the...More

Thank Aušrinė J
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Very near the city center you can find this small island, interesting mini-museum inside. It's a nice place to also just sit back and relax in the nature.

Thank stefanoschrs
Reviewed January 29, 2018

I visited the park in a clidy day, however, this was so beatiful and quet, really worth visiting and just strolling lovely park areas, full of stunning plants. I was really impressed, though the park is not quite large.

Thank Nano M
Reviewed December 11, 2017

This garden really looks like a Japanese one even with banzai trees. It is nice to walk trough the paths of this little garden on the island.

Thank smoleuge76
Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

Japonese style garden on the Ille de Versailles. Has a japonese pavillion with temporary expositions

Thank filipam820
Reviewed November 7, 2017

I love Japanese gardens but this one needs facelift. The usual features of Japanese garden are tired-looking and boring. The location is wonderful, along the river.

Thank Rainbowtravelgirl
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