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Ritsurin Park

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Address: 1-20-16 Ritsurincho, Takamatsu 760-0073, Kagawa Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 87-833-7411
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Nice park, there are 2 routes made through the park but the other roads are also worth walking. The park gives a complete view of what you expect of a Japanese garden. Every... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Nice park, there are 2 routes made through the park but the other roads are also worth walking. The park gives a complete view of what you expect of a Japanese garden. Every section has a different accent, from an (artificial) waterfall to nice pools and typical trees. Worth visiting, good to reach by car, parking is available

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I got to Ritsurin Gardens around 7:30 AM and quickly strolled around the entire gardens before more visitors arrived. Though, now that I think about it, Takamatsu is not a tourist heavy place so maybe there aren't a lot of tourists here. From what I remember the pathway was gravelly and mostly flat.

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Chiang Rai, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I went to Ritsurin garden around feb 2015.This garden was very very beautiful you can capture some scenery and beautiful japanese tree like Oak and Sakura (please go there around march to april) you can also try Japanese tree break which is very unique and delicious (some said it is bitter) and the small shop inside the garden also sell... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

In March 2015 we visited Ritsurin Park. It is one of the most beautiful parks in Japan and the boat ride on a pond was so interesting. The layout of the park and the trees, flowers and eating places makes for a wonderful peaceful day. Although in the middle of the city while in the park you are one with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

The park is trully beautiful and quiet. Take your time - you'll need 2 h or more. Boat ride is a true pleasure - do not miss it. Easy access by bus or a 20-25 min. walking distance from the train station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

These gardens are very renowned and rated 3 stars in the Michelin guide so while in Takamatsu, we took a bit more than 2 hours to check them out. Indeed, they are well worth a visit! With the mountains in the background, they are extremely well maintained (we must have seen at least 12 gardeners all working hard while we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The park is amazing. All the trees and plants and ponds and buildings are under such excellent care that walking in the park itself is dreamy. We also had Japanese green tea at the tea house right in the garden. It is truly a very unique experience. I would very much like to visit it again in different seasons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

When you are in Takamatsu make sure you visit this gorgeous garden. It is a tranquil place for walking around and a perfect place to make photos. There are several teahouses in the garden and some spots to have an ice-cream. Every corner of the garden is different and lovely to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Ritsurinkouen seems like heaven! It is so nice :D And you receive a present in the end of trip. You must have a camera with you, 'cause you will want to take a milion of photography!! Have fun!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

It was a rainy day of July. We went late around 5pm. It was almost empty and we were able to enjoy all the quietness, the rain and the fog over the mountain. Very beautiful! The crafts shop selling regional crafts is great too, not those cheap souvenirs you buy in every corner of Japan.

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