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Kenrokuen Garden

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Address: 1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937, Ishikawa Prefecture
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This beautiful park contains one of the top three celebrated gardens in...

This beautiful park contains one of the top three celebrated gardens in Japan. The name Kenrokuen literally translates to “garden combining six”, referring to the six attributes all gardens should have: seclusion, antiquity, spaciousness, human ingenuity, water and scenic views.

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The 3 famous gardens in Japan

The place is well known as one of the 3 famous gardens in Japan. The area itself is quite large and take some time to finish walking around. Wide variety of flowers and trees if... read more

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Singapore, Singapore
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My 2nd time here and i wasn't less bored. It's a nice garden and considered 1 of the top 3 greats in japan, i just wasn't too wowed. I tried to hit the famous spots - the fountain, geese bridge, tea house, yugaotei

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The place is well known as one of the 3 famous gardens in Japan. The area itself is quite large and take some time to finish walking around. Wide variety of flowers and trees if you love the garden. Typical pond inside the garden. Spectacular view if you visit here in a nice weather!

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's a very popular place to visit so it is crowded all day long. Aside from the crowd, the garden is just so beautifully landscape. Definitely worth visiting and don't forget to take a photo of the two legged stone lantern.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We arrived on the 18/4/17 and knew we had missed the peak season of the white cherry blossoms but were delighted to find some of the most beautiful pink varieties of Sakura in peak blossom! They were absolutely exquisite ! We were in heaven! The gardens are heavenly! And it was beautiful to see blossoms floating on the water too.... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I felt lucky to be there during cherry blossom season when the garden was in a festive mood, open for free and illuminated at night. It's a gorgeously curated garden (I saw a gardener trimming moss) and it has so many nooks and crannies to find and discover.

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited there during the cherry blossom season, yes so lucky !! It was also on weekend so it was very busy, but the admission was free that weekend. That park is very well planned and taken care of, one of the best Japanese gardens I have ever visited. As we were walking through the park, there were many workers... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the quiet stroll through this mid sized garden. Sakura were not blooming yet in late March, but the well sculptured garden was pleasant and revived the weary in us. We were impressed to find pelicans strolling in the sidewalks next to the ponds. Though crowded, we were still able to snap pictures and wefies as the Japanese are... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I was there doing the cherry blossoms season. Even though there were many, many people people I saw no trash. The staff swept the moss covered grounds and also the streams. The ground are spectacular.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I love nature, and I've seen lot of parks, but this is the most beautiful park I've ever seen. The nature, organization, upkeep, everything was top notch. It's a beautiful way to spend the day, especially if you're taking a break from big city. Of course, lot of people, but there were plenty opportunities to take good pictures and enjoy... More 

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice gardens but missed the peak cherry blossom time. It was still lovely though and located right next to Kanazawa castle. Easy to reach with all the shuttle buses from Station and about 300 yen to get in. Worth a visit.

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