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Address: Clingendael Estate, The Hague, The Netherlands
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Beautiful but busy

If you want to see the japanese garden in the hague at it's most serens , Go in the late afternoon or early evening. In the weekend it is very busy as then the most people have... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

If you want to see the japanese garden in the hague at it's most serens , Go in the late afternoon or early evening. In the weekend it is very busy as then the most people have the time to visit the garden and then it is unfortunately too busy. This has of course to do with the limited time... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The crown jewel of the Clingendael estate, extremely fragile and open only for few weeks twice a year, in late spring and early autumn. It was created by the former owner of the estate, Baroness van Brienen, in the beginning of the 20th century with the original plants and decorations brought from Japan. Now maintained by the municipality of The... More 

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Fakenham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Went in May, small but really beautiful little garden, with small bridges, water and beautiful Acer trees. Very atmospheric.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

A great place to have a walk (but only open for a couple of weeks a year may-june and October). So check the calendar.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Do visit it is beautifull but remember it is only open at certain times....... spring open: 25 april till 7 juni 2015, from 9.00 till 20.00 autumn open: 10 till 25 oktober 2015, from 10.00 till 16.00

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I took a day trip from Amsterdam simply to visit this garden, it was really pretty but probably a bit too many visitors. Only only 6 weeks a year, so be sure to visit during summer if you're here!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It is a small garden that is open only a few weeks a year. It is free to enter. If you have the time go there a few times in a few weeks,You can see different colors of flowers every time. If it is not open, no worries. The Clingendael park is also worth the visit. Nice fact are the... More 

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lawrenceville, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It's a little hard to get to from downtown. Make sure you don't follow the official directions and instead take bus 18 the Clingandael. It is maybe a 10 minute walk to the garden from the bus stop. The garden is only open a few weeks per year. The rest of the park is also very beautiful and worth a... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

The Japanse garden at CLINGENDAEL was constructed in 1913 for FREULE DAISY ;BARONESS MARGUERITE VAN BRIENEN (1871-1939) in an old oak forest in her estate. The garden was an european version inspired by the original Japanese gardens she had seen in Japan. These european interpretations are sometimes called "japonaiserie gardens" I really like how the natural moss-carpet growing under these... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Early May we visited this colourful attraction, near our homecity The Hague. We enjoyed the huge variety of coloured flowers, walking on the many roads, pretty crowded (perhaps this garden is named Japanese Garden, due to the many Japanese tourists ...). We also loved the Japanese atmosphere (famous painters like Monet and Van Gogh too), like the houses and the... More 

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