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Sankeien Gardens

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Address: 58-1 Honmoku-Sannotani, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0824, Kanagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 45-621-0634
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Beautiful garden and great landscape

It's a beautiful garden with vast landscape. But plz remember to come during the spring/autumn season or you shall be disappointed. If you are in the right season garden blossoms... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 25, 2015
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44 reviews 44 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

It's a beautiful garden with vast landscape. But plz remember to come during the spring/autumn season or you shall be disappointed. If you are in the right season garden blossoms very well.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Definitely worth to visit. Mother nature is just beautiful and you can definitely experience it here. Also do the tea cup ceremony, you can actually see the respect this culture express among themselves when serving tea. You can also see the inside of the Japanese homes.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

I really enjoyed the commentary provided by Suzuki in the farmers house, one of the many well placed buildings in the gardens

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Yokohama, Japan
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49 reviews 49 reviews
20 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Sankei-en is a lovely natural park in Yokohama that used to be the private garden of a very rich man. Although it's a little difficult to get to, if you want to see a beautifully laid out Japanese garden, ask at your hotel how to get there, and go. I’ve gone many times, and enjoyed it every time. I can't... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

The gardens are really nice, lots to see. My only disappointment is that the grounds and around the pagodas are not well groomed or maintained. I asked my guide and she explained that the gardens do not raise much money to maintain and a lot of the upkeep is volunteer. I think more people should visit the grounds and help... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I absolutely loved the Sankei-en garden. I went on one beautiful Monday morning in May, paid 500 yen and was mesmerised... There was hardly anyone there. It was so peaceful with no crowds. The garden is very large with lots of old houses that were transferred here from Kyoto and Kamakura. But everything feels so natural as if the houses... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Definitely worth the trip to see these gorgeous gardens. The tea ceremony is worth a visit. The cherry blossom was gorgeous but the gardens would be lovely at most times of the year

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Yokohama, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

As we don't drive a car, we took but from Bus stop near Sogo, 8 or 148 route. This park is quite large so you might enjoy picnic. When I was child, I often came to swimming pool adjacent to Sankeien.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

A place where you enjoy walking while taking pictures and experiencing japanese huge garden. My sister and her sons.. really like the place, of course me and my lil princess

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Jacksonville Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Sankei-en Gardens was one of the highlights of my trip to Japan. The buildings moved to Sankei-en are well preserved and each is perfectly situated in the landscape.

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