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Verny Park

1-1 Shioiricho, Yokosuka 238-0042, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 46-826-1490
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Nice place for a stroll and view of the waterfront

This is a nice little park with a view along the waterfront and is named after the French engineer... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Cm K
Prince Frederick, Maryland
Relaxing Atmosphere

This has got to be one of the most beautiful and most serene places I've ever visited! There are... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
Maria Elena R
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1-1 Shioiricho, Yokosuka 238-0042, Kanagawa Prefecture
+81 46-826-1490
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

This is a nice little park with a view along the waterfront and is named after the French engineer Verny who contributed to the construction of the Yokosuka Iron Works. It has a lovely rose garden (2,000 roses, I'm told) in bloom through the summer...More

Thank Cm K
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

This has got to be one of the most beautiful and most serene places I've ever visited! There are beautiful gardens that surround you as you sit and watch ships leave the docks or return. If you want to exercise, it is also an area...More

Thank Maria Elena R
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Fantastic place for hanami or a picnic any other time of year! I agree it is clean and the rose garden, when in bloom, is very attractive. The caretakers have an incredible amount of pride in maintaining the garden.

Thank Luvingmywine
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

The rose garden in Verny Park is currently in bloom (May) with many varieties of roses. The park is small and located along the waterfront in Yokosuka that looks onto many ships and submarines. The park also has a few monuments but the main attraction...More

Thank GusGustafson
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

It is a gorgeous little park that sits on the water, overlooking both the Japanese and American fleets. It's gorgeous gardens and landscaping give you a feel of peace and beauty in the middle of a busy city! If you have a chance to come...More

Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 19 December 2016

It is a wonderful park even in the winter. Very clean, well kept and next to the water, mall and a coffee shop. It has so many rose bushes that we can't wait to see it i the spring !

Thank angelnat77
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This is more of a walk through park, as in there are no playgrounds or wide open spaces to roam. They do, however, have some beautiful gardens and gazebo. When the roses are in bloom or the leaves changing, it is quite beautiful.

Thank bnb1975
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Verne Park was built on the site of a shipyard from the 1880's. It's located on the water stretching from JR Yokosuka Station to the U.S. Navy Base. The park was designed in the French style with a long boardwalk, winding walks between flower beds,...More

Thank Nelson4704
Reviewed 24 September 2016

This park runs along the harbor, and is a good place to walk. Excellent paving and paths for the mobility impaired. There is not much in the way green space, just shrubs and small flower beds running beside the paths. However, if you are walking...More

Thank Donna H
Reviewed 20 August 2016

In 2015, I arrived in Yokosuka via Keikyu Line, and departed on the JR Line, taking time to stroll through this park in that direction. This year, I did the opposite, so I got see things from a different viewpoint. Apart from the Nimitz-class carrier...More

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