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Kenrokuen Garden

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Address: 1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937, Ishikawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 76-234-3800
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Description: This beautiful park contains one of the top three celebrated gardens in...
This beautiful park contains one of the top three celebrated gardens in Japan. The name Kenrokuen literally translates to “garden combining six”, referring to the six attributes all gardens should have: seclusion, antiquity, spaciousness, human ingenuity, water and scenic views.
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autumn is the best season(in my opinion)

beautiful place to see red leave. the garden are clean sacred. many people strolled with taking photo of autumn.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

beautiful place to see red leave. the garden are clean sacred. many people strolled with taking photo of autumn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

One of the 3 famous gardens in Japan, believe it. Nice and large area, maybe with a lot of people but without the feeling to be overcrowded.All the sweetness of the japonese gardens, no pretention but in the details...don t skip it

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Well maintained and peaceful garden. The level of care is evident as is the joy of presenting a garden with such a long history. You could easily spend hours here. Access is generally good, some inclines may be slightly difficult for older visitors.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Just went to see sakura during April 2015. Very nice to see sakura view and have sakura festival at night if you go at right time. This place is not crowded with foreign tourist, mostly local people visit so I feel very good and relax compare to kyoto sakura season.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Very pleasant walk, even on a hot summers day. There is nice tea rooms inside the garden, not to be missed.

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Kobe, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

We spent over 2 hours walking through the gardens. Some great views overlooking Kanazawa. Next door at the castle you can get a free guide that will walk you round the castle and garden (or just the garden like us). Head to the information desk across the bridge from the garden and ask for a guided walk. Very knowledgeable about... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

After Kyoto's amazing gardens, we may be a bit jaded. I thought we'd like the Garden more than the Castle, but we ended up liking the Castle better, even if it is largely a reproduction. If you do go through the Garden, do not miss the Tea House. We came upon it in August and enjoyed its air-conditioned room with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

Due to a typhoon (in western Japan) , my travel plans were shifted and I made it to Kanazawa with only a couple hours to spend. So, I decided to take a taxi to Kenroku-en for my one sightseeing jaunt in Kanazawa. Despite the cloudy day, it was a relaxing stroll. I didn't really use the map, I forgot to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Kenroku-en(Six Attributes Garden), located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, is an old private garden. Along with Kairaku-en and Koraku-en, Kenroku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. The grounds are open year-round during daylight hours and famous for its beauty in all seasons; an admission fee is charged. Kenroku-en was developed from the 1620s to the 1840s by the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

I had a nice walk in this garden, and enjoyed matcha tea and a sweets at a tea house/cafe by the pond. Very nice experiment.

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