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Address: 1300 Gora, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 460-82-2825
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Pleasant diversion if in the area

This is Japan's oldest formal French garden and in it's day must have been quite unusual. It is most easily reached from the first stop on the funicular from Gora to Souzan. Entry... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

This is Japan's oldest formal French garden and in it's day must have been quite unusual. It is most easily reached from the first stop on the funicular from Gora to Souzan. Entry is included in the Hakone Free Pass. The garden is laid out up a steep hillside with the top culminating in a rose garden. There is a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Lovely little stroll. Perfectly pretty garden. But if you don't have time, don't worry, though. It was nice but not really "great."

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turku
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Me and my wife visited this place. Small but very beautiful. The garden was full of different kind of roses. The view of mountain from there was very nice. Inside the garden was tea house for tea ceremony.

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

hydrangea season and the end of azaleas made this garden pop with color. Also the craft house provides for an extra fee opportunities for ceramics, dried flower arranging and glass blowing for the whole family.

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Presov, Slovakia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

From Gora station by walk only 5 minutes. It is very relaxing and pretty park with fountain, garden of roses, greenhouses, restaurant and Hakuun-do Chai tea room. There is also Crafthouse where you can try glass etching, glass blowing, pottery etc. It takes from 30 minutes to 1 hour.

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We visited Gora Park with our one year old granddaughter who loves outdoors. Firstly the path from the station is very steep and pushing a stroller up there is a challenge. Once inside the park there are hundreds of steps and unevenly paved pathways. It's not well set up for kids - parts are pretty but there is no lawn... More 

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Malmo, Sweden
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

A nice park in old style just to stroll in. Hakone Art Museum is very close, much more to see but you cannot really compare. See them both!

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Hong Kong Region, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Its a small park with a nice cafe/restaurant and a craft shop. Depending on the season there should be different kinds of flowers blooming, I went in the wrong timing, but still there was a lot of green scenery and it felt peaceful and nice there. Just 2 minutes walk from the 1st station of the cable car, nice stroll... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

The weather was a bit misty and foggy when we went, but that just made our walk in nature all that much lovelier. Admittance is free for tourists who have the Hakone Free Pass. A small gem in Hakone, I suggest you go to the Craft House inside as well.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

On a rather small surface a very nice variety of gardens is presented. Do not miss this little pearl.

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Address: Address: 1300 Gora, Ashigarashimo-gun, Hakone-machi 250-0408, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 460-82-2825
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Kanagawa Prefecture  >  Ashigarashimo-gun  >  Hakone-machi

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