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Address: Clingendael Estate, The Hague, The Netherlands
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Sweet little Japanese Garden

I thought I had missed seeing the garden, as it is not open often. But as I was taking a walk in a park near my apartment, I discovered it was open on the weekend. I hit it when... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 15, 2015
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West Baden Springs, Indiana
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West Baden Springs, Indiana
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

I thought I had missed seeing the garden, as it is not open often. But as I was taking a walk in a park near my apartment, I discovered it was open on the weekend. I hit it when many flowers were in bloom and it was just very pleasant. I liked the stone lanterns. Good efforts at making mini-scenes... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

You should really visit this beautiful Japanese garden. Free entrance. The area called Clingendael. Don't forget to bring your camera!. Wear comfortable shoes, because if you want to see the beauty of this garden, you need to take a long walk. Public transport is available (bus). Check for the opening time via this website http://www.denhaag.nl/home/bewoners/to/Japanse-Tuin.htm

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Hoorn, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

We visited the garden on April 25th. The garden is relatively small, but it is surrounded by the huge park of Clingendael estate, housing an old style Dutch garden. Things to consider: - The park is very pretty. It's opened 8 weeks a year, because of the delicacy of the flowers - Entrance if free of charge - The Japanese... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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57 reviews 57 reviews
35 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

In the middle of the beautiful Clingendael Park lies a tiny haven of silence and stunning beauty: the Japanese Garden. Open to the public in late spring: this year (2015) april 25 - june 7. A place of tranquility, a place to sit and contemplate. It can be quite busy, but come again (and again) and you may find the... More 

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Sao Bernardo Do Campo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The Japanese garden is open twice a year, it's small, cozy, beautiful and for free. It won't take you over 10 min if you just want to walk through. Take a camera, some snacks and enjoy it. This is not keukenhof so don't over expect.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

The gardens are absolutely stunning in May and October. It is worth it to visit in the spring and in the fall as the feel of the park is very different both times of year. This is a lovely place to just go for a stroll. No pets inside the garden so leave your pooches at home.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This little garden is magical. I visited right during the peak bloom time, on a dreary rainy day, and it was amazing. I came back three weeks later with other visitors, and it had lost some of its impact, as many things had peaked. Still a nice little visit, but I much preferred the dreary day where hardly anyone was... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Each year the Japanese Garden opens twice: in Spring and in Autumn. Enjoy the beautiful colours of fall, and enjoy the Rhododendrons flowering in Spring

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

It's really beautiful if you like gardens. It's not as big as I wished it too be but still very enjoyable. Make sure it doesn't rain when you go because it's a outdoor garden.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The japanese garden in the park Clingendael in the Hague can be very beautful indeed but is completely dependent on the progression of the season leading up to the moment you choose to visit. The limited opening days are set to the same fixed dates year after year. Therefore the development of the gardens will vary hugely dependng on the... More 

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