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Sankeien Gardens

58-1 Honmoku-Sannotani, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0824, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-621-0634
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58-1 Honmoku-Sannotani, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0824, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 45-621-0634
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Reviewed yesterday

We were a little late for the cherry blossoms but enjoyed it just the same. Spent a couple of hours here walking along the paths, reading the informative boards that explained the origins of the buildings. Lake was nice - complete with turtles. The local...More

Thank Tripmode33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in Honmoko, Yokohama these gardens are an enjoyable stroll. The 500¥ admission fee is very little and is probably the correct value. The Park itself could be better inregard to quality of the design and overall settings. My point is that being in Japan...More

Thank Jasen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

These gardens are located on a hilltop and offer spectacular views of the water front. The flowers are incredibly abundant and well maintained. There is a huge staircase taking you up or you can ride an elevator or escalator. One of the cutest things for...More

1  Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As an aficionado of Japanese gardens, Sankeien is rather a hodge-podge of garden styles, though pleasant enough if you find yourself in Yokohama. It has to be said, however, that nothing in Tokyo or Yokohama comes even close to the sublime examples found in Kyoto....

1  Thank John L
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Perfect garden to visit to get some quit and peace in your mind. Very interesting old houses to see in nice and calm suroundings. Take bus no. 8 to get there. It is not walking distance from the city.

Thank awnil
Reviewed 17 May 2017

A lovely site and stark contrast from the hustle and bustle of yokohama. Worth an afternoon stroll and picnic.

Thank mrspaulfo
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Nice garden with beautiful seceneries and the buildings are from Kyoto, so it does have an ancient feel. There's alot of tea houses to see and is gooid place to walk in the quiet mornings in spring when the air is cool.

Thank Violet T
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This park was founded by a silk mogul who was a collector of historic buildings from 600A.D. to perhaps 1200A.D. A very large estate and garden that have been donated to the City of Yokohama where my family took a very pleasant and enjoyable hike....More

1  Thank jhorne8512
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This place it is amazing to visit,you can reach from Yokohama city by train and by bus. It was a gem plenty of Sakura,lake and hills around. Must be seen and visited!!!!!!!!!!

1  Thank ANTONIO F
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The garden is off the beaten path. Take a bus from Yokohama as it is too far to walk. The garden has several structures from the Edo period laid-out in a very pleasant design. It reminded me of Kyoto gardens in many ways. From the...More

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Chrissy D
how much is the entrance to sandeien gardens and what is the bus fare from Yokohama Port?
21 April 2015|
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Response from aymats | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The entrance fee is 500JPY/person. If you're going to visit Sankeien from Osanbashi International Passenger terminal (search official website osanbashicom), the nearest railway station is JR line's Kannai (15min walk... More
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