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Sankeien Gardens

58-1 Honmoku-Sannotani, Naka-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture 231-0824, Japan
+81 45-621-0634
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Ranked #2 of 211 attractions in Yokohama
Type: Gardens
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Kensington CAUSA
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

But we like gardens. We also had a dinner reservation at Miwa in town so tied this visit with our special dinner. Be sure to see the inner garden. You go around a building where you can buy tea ceremony tea and cake. The inner garden also has a pond with pavilions and bridges. To get here to can take... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

A place I highly recommend people to go to. Very rich history in all the little houses build in it with beautiful couples dressed up in traditional kimono for bridal shoot. The pond has got cute ducklings swimming in it. Making the place look very peaceful and nice for photoshoot. Did the tea ceremony in there. Surrounded by beautiful ponds... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

A beautiful garden not to be missed in Yokohama. Much beautiful during spring, sakura. Volunteer people are very nice and warm. The green tea is also a must try.

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Paris, France
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6 reviews 6 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

After the hustle and bustle of Yokohama centre, these gardens are an escape for a serene walk, with ancient architecture and breathtaking scenery. I felt like a Japanese princess in a fairytale land.

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kingston, ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

My Tokyo friends met us at the Yokohama cruise ship terminal and by cab we went there. Yokohama and Tokyo had just had a huge snow storm 2 days before so all was covered with snow slush and water especially on the paths we tracked. Being Canadians we were in full winter gear. Absolutely beautiful the garden, even at this... More

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Houston, Texas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

These are beautiful gardens with a number of historic Japanese houses scattered throughout as well as a hilltop pagoda. It's a great place to get a feel for how Japanese people lived in past times. The best time to visit is when they light up the gardens at night during the "Sakura" (cheery blossom) season in late March/ early April.... More

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Yokohama, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

This garden might be beautiful during the Sakura Blooming but nothing much to see during winter like month of December. Admission fee: 500 Japanese Yen for Adult and 200 Yen for children. From JR Negishi Station: At bus Stop No. 1, take any of the buses labeled Route No. 58,99 or 101. Get off at Honmoku (10 mins) and then... More

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Johor Bahru, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

Some effort needed to find the place but you would not be disappointed. Autumn scenes of "old"Japan evokes feeling of peace and simplicity away from city life.

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Yokohama, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Beautiful and typical Japanese garden, to be visited all seasons particularly in autumn as it has some of the most beautiful shades

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2013

Nice and big garden with lots of old houses. We were a bit disappointed that there was mainly lots of greenery but not much of the red/orange that you would expect in autumn.

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