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Kokura Garden

2-1 Jyonai, Ogurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0813, Fukuoka Prefecture
+81 93-582-2747
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Only small but peaceful

I don't know how to measure this garden against all the beautiful gardens we have seen. Small... read more

Reviewed 21 November 2017
Alan S
,
Brisbane, Australia
Small but beautiful

We spent an hour wandering the gorgeous gardens, feeding the fish and relaxing in the cool. A... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2017
Jodie S
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Silverdale, Australia
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“small museum” (3 reviews)
“nice view” (2 reviews)
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2-1 Jyonai, Ogurakita-ku, Kitakyushu 803-0813, Fukuoka Prefecture
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+81 93-582-2747
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Reviewed November 21, 2017

I don't know how to measure this garden against all the beautiful gardens we have seen. Small, peaceful, with a nice view of the castle. Restful, but cannot compare with the larger more glamorous gardens.

Thank Alan S
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

We spent an hour wandering the gorgeous gardens, feeding the fish and relaxing in the cool. A lovely place to visit to see the ornamental gardens... it really is nice. Enjoy a tea and relax

Thank Jodie S
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Reviewed June 4, 2017 via mobile

It is a get away place, just to stop time and relax while seeing scenery and peeking to the castle right next to it. There is an small museum and a tea ceremony (reservation needed) that you can visit. Nice place!

Thank stefanusreno
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Reviewed May 24, 2017

As we buy a set of tickets included Matsumoto Seicho Memorial Museum, Castle and this park, so get inside. It is small with a small museum and a library, someone take wedding photos there.

Thank nganpopo
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Reviewed January 17, 2017

We visited the Kokura Garden in the winter and it was fine. It's not very big, but you can get a nice view of the outside of Kokura castle. Admission also included a visit to the Samurai-style mansion constructed in the Shoin style. There was...More

Thank MistyAsh
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Reviewed June 2, 2015

Everywhere I went in Japan the attention to detail was amazing but the walk ways here were hands down my favorite. The things to see and take pictures of are within steps of each other. Loved every minute of the garden.

2  Thank Courtney W
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Reviewed March 24, 2014

I hope this refers to the Japanese Garden adjacent to Kokura Castle and available to visit on a combined ticket. Lovely traditional Japanese Garden but not at best in March. The traditional Japanese House that is in the garden is a gem and there is...More

3  Thank Mike H
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Reviewed January 3, 2013

Kokura Castle garden is a short distance from the castle. The garden includes a Samurai Mansion that was an Annex to the castle. It is worth a visit and takes about half an hour to view. Admission is 300 yen. It is also incorporated into...More

3  Thank StanleyAuckland
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