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Address: 8-1 Suizenjikoen, Kumamoto 860-0956, Kumamoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 96-383-0074
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Great Japanese garden

When in Kumamoto, this is definitely worth a visit on a nice day. Easily accessible by streetcar. The big hill in the garden is supposed to represent Fuji. There is a small temple... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This is a beautiful Japanese garden, filled with sculptured gardens, lakes, and full of history. Good way to spend an afternoon.

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

When in Kumamoto, this is definitely worth a visit on a nice day. Easily accessible by streetcar. The big hill in the garden is supposed to represent Fuji. There is a small temple on the grounds as well. The only downside is that this garden is on approach of Kumamoto airport, hence airplanes fly right overhead.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

An old grand entrance, Koi fish in the large clear ponds and the water is clear as it is spring water from the mountains. The facilities inside and outside for food and drinks is very good and there is a lot of local sweets to try. Some of the best coffee in Japan is in a cafe near the entrance.

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Verwood, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a very sweet Japanese garden. It is a circular strolling park in which you walk around the central lake, over small bridges. Apparently, it is designed to represent the 53 stops along the Tokaido Road, from Tokyo to Kyoto. There are quaint representations of different key sites, including Mount Fuji. Not being familiar with Japanese geography, we were... More 

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Ottawa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a small garden that can be visited in 30 minutes. You can linger a bit more, as it is very picturesque. Little Mount Fuji is the main attraction as well as the fish and birds. Charming.

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Chonburi, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

We were there in last cherry blossom ( end of March). In the park there are not so much sakura but they located on the proper location. Here is the one of Japanease garden.Entrance fee is 400¥ is worth visiting. You can take tram or JR railway to get here from Kumamoto Station.not more than ten minutes in both trasportation.

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Sydney Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

the garden is very easy to get to. Just take one of the quaint trams and get off at stop 18. The park is only a five minute walk from the tram stop. The gardens are truely breathtaking in their calm beauty and it is enough simply to sit and take it all in. There is a lovely tea house... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Even the children ( aged from 3-9 ) enjoyed the gardens on a glorious sunny morning. Easy to walk round with an excellent variety of trees, shrubs and flowers all beautifully tended, the star attraction is the lake with its carp and ducks. The Wedding Hall is in active use-you may be fortunate to witness a kimono clad bride.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

It was so picturesque, almost every angle we wandered around could become an excellent photo even just with a smart phone. It was plum blossoming when we visited, so many beautiful plum trees that we did not want to leave...

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

A beautiful and well-kept Japanese garden. There is a small temple, a pond and a Mount Fuji replica in it. Great place to take a walk, enjoying the view of the carefully arranged plants.

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Address: 8-1 Suizenjikoen, Kumamoto 860-0956, Kumamoto Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 96-383-0074
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kyushu-Okinawa  >  Kumamoto Prefecture  >  Kumamoto

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