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Address: Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 11 23 52 00
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Tranquil Oasis

A small but beautiful garden which appealed to all the senses. A delight to see the enormous Koi carp being hand fed by visitors!

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 9, 2015
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Halen, Belgium
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82 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Not really worth the visit. I was expecting perhaps too much, but only to see some trees, bush, pond and a house... They could do better in my opinion.

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Shrewsbury
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A small but beautiful garden which appealed to all the senses. A delight to see the enormous Koi carp being hand fed by visitors!

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Hasselt, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

In one of the largest japanese gardens april/may is a very good time to be. Lots of flowers and blossoms makes you happy in a calme and relaxing enviremont,

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Hasselt, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I used to live in Hasselt for long time. It literally a tiny but beautiful garden you should not miss to visit. In a sunny day, sitting by the pond full of colourful koi fish feels awesome. For the size of the garden entry fee 5 Euro is not justifiable (people of the city goes free with free city-card). Check... More 

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Waterloo, Belgium
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123 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Having seen many Japanese Gardens in Japan, I can say, it is a nice 'copy' of a real Japanese garden, although a lot smaller than most of them in Japan. A nice Japanese Tea House in the gardens serving Japanese tea would be a nice addition. I assume that the 5 Euro entrance fee is needed to keep the gardens... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Whilst the Gardens cover a large area, there was not much to see. The Koi Fish are obviously well fed as they are extremely big. Not much colour in flowers. Sign posting was only in Flemish. Not really good value for the €5.00 entrance fee.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The garden was just average compared to others I have seen and the reason I gave it a 2 was that for this one you have to pay for. Only 5euros but it's the first Japanese garden I have paid for in the world and it's simply not worth it. It's also quite far from town so not very convenient.

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

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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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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Address: Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 11 23 52 00
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  Limburg Province  >  Hasselt

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