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Ritsurin Park

1-20-16 Ritsurincho, Takamatsu 760-0073, Kagawa Prefecture
+81 87-833-7411
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Ranked #1 of 48 Attractions in Takamatsu
4.5 of 5 stars 366 Reviews
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014 NEW

What a fantastic garden, I visited it twice and had several hours enjoying the tranquility and sensory delights of one of the finest gardens I've visited. Listening to traditional live music in the tea house was an added bonus.

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Hong Kong, China
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW

the park is quite big, it may takes you more than 2 hours to go through the entire park. the park is beautiful with some nice and small museums inside. you'll definitely love it if you love the Japanese style and peace and quietness. I had a very enjoyable peaceful and quiet time in the park.

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Singapore
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130 reviews 130 reviews
65 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 NEW via mobile

Lots have been written about this place so it difficult to add to it. Except that this is a must visit when you are in Takamatsu. We visited the Korekuen at Okayama and that park pales in comparison to Ritsurin. We did encountered some difficulty in parking, as the main and northern car parks were all full. So we had... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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96 reviews 96 reviews
9 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Ritsurin (Chestnut forest) Garden is located just near Takamatsu city centre and probably the most toured attraction in the city. Entrance fee is low, only Yen 410, cheaper than a bowl of udon. You would need at least 2 hours to tour the park, 3 hours is better. More interesting places is clustered at the southern part of the park,... More 

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Altanta, Georgia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

If you know Kenroku-en Park or Koraku-en Park, visit this park and expect more. Formerly the retreat of the feudal lord, Matsudaira, the park has all the elements of Japanese beauty and tradition. There is a tea house where the tea ceremonies were hosted in ancient time (and the people still do it there), there are ponds where the feudal... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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76 reviews 76 reviews
30 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Another fantastic garden, on its own worth the trip to Takamatsu. And a large one, with rivers and ponds and rocks and islands and a forested mountain as backdrop. I liked the idea of a waterfall which had only run when the feudal lord was coming and his staff went up to put water into it from the top -... More 

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Chevy Chase, Maryland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
21 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Magnificent. 20 minute walk from our hotel, Daiwa Roynet. Lovely plant material, and great views. Expect to spend at least an hour. Kids can feed the carp!

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Sydney
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275 reviews 275 reviews
124 attraction reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

My third visit over a span of many years and I never tire of the beauty of the garden. It was a beautiful sunny day not long after a typhoon so visitor numbers were down, perfect. Even though it is too early for the autumn leaves I always prefer places when they are less crowded. Spend all afternoon there.

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Hong Kong, China
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

peace & relaxing garden full of beautiful pine trees, ponds with islands & bridges. a must go place in takamatsu.

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Solothurn, Switzerland
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Big, old park. Nice walking-route, helpful brochure is given at the entry. Best touristic spot in town.

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