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Address: Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 11 23 52 00
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Small, peaceful garden

This is a nice garden in the center of Hasselt. They have an annual sakura festival, but otherwise, the garden does not experience so many visitors, so it feels nice to walk... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 21, 2015
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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

This is a nice garden in the center of Hasselt. They have an annual sakura festival, but otherwise, the garden does not experience so many visitors, so it feels nice to walk around on a weekday. I like the way the black pines are arranged and the zen waterfall and calm koi ponds make for great photo opportunities. They have... More 

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Hasselt, Belgium
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Very nice garden, especialy in spring during the blossoms. Also the pond with the fishes is more than worth to visit.

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Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

I was told this was a must see on visiting Hasselt and I would have to agree. It is very peaceful, well laid out and had a very calming effect. Loved the closeness you can achieve with the carp and the path in front of the waterfall. I visited in spring with the full blossom on the trees but would... More 

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Gingelom, Belgium
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15 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

It's a really nice garden but too small and not too zen because you can hear all the time the car's noise. 5 euro at the entrance it's really exagerated for what they actually offer. Nice Japanese garden but there's quite nothing to see and only few benches to sit and enjoy the view.

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Gistel, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Quiet, nice architecture, colourful Very well maintained 5 Euro entrancy = priceworthy Visit it before noon, light is softer, colours more beautiful

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Beautiful garden with a wide variety of plants and trees. It is great wandering around and if you are into it you can look for all the hidden symbolic meanings in the design of the garden. We did not do the tea ceremony but you can if you make a reservation in advance.

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Hasselt, Belgium
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The Japense garden is located near the Kapermolen park. If you are in the neighborhood you should definitely pay it a visit. The entrance fee is 5€ which is a fair price. The garden is not very big but if you stroll around it a visit would take about an hour. A lot of people shoot their wedding pictures here... More 

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Schaerbeek, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Hasselt is a nice typical belgian town and if you are going their, the japanese garden is worth visiting if you have a car as it is away from the city center. Convenient access beside from ring road and free parking. However the garden may look overpriced (5€) since it quite small. I believe it is still worth visiting if... More 

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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

Expensive ... perhaps. Beautiful ... certainly. Ideal for a family stroll ... And the tea ceremony is a must !

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Antwerp, Belgium
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

It's a piece of garden in Hasselt with a Japanese Theme. It's amazing place to visit during spring; We were a little too late for the blossoms. Koi fishes are gigantic and vibrant in color. A must visit garden for those who loves gardens.

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