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Shukkei-en Garden

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Address: 2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 82-221-3620
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Description: This 17th-century miniature landscape garden was restored after its...
This 17th-century miniature landscape garden was restored after its destruction in 1945, and contains a pond, streams, islets and bridges.
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Peaceful retreat from a busy city

Peaceful well kept gardens, Lake with Koi Carp, flowers, shrubs, tree's, walk ways, bridges and peace and quiet......Wonderful to just saunter round and appreciate the whole area.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

Peaceful well kept gardens, Lake with Koi Carp, flowers, shrubs, tree's, walk ways, bridges and peace and quiet......Wonderful to just saunter round and appreciate the whole area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

The Shukkei-en garden is a relatively large center city park carefully developed over several hundred years by a variety of warlords and their landscape gardeners. There are a multitude of paths through the gardens and, in keeping with Japanese garden architecture, most of the plantings are trees and bushes with only a few flowers. The pond in the center is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

We went there while it rained, but it didn't lessen how pretty the garden is, with all the lakes, fish and turtles, and all the small bridges. I think on a sommer's day this must be truly beautiful. Definately worth a visit if you're in the area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This park gives a wonderful impression, especially with manicured landscapes. To enjoy it, you have to prepare money amounting to 260 yen as of admission.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Beautiful gardens with a series of little walks that means you can get some space and just enjoy the views all around. It's definitely worth making the effort to spend a couple of hours here.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Should have timed it to have a picnic lunch there. Manicured gardens with lovely bridges and stone work. There is a flower garden that has some tables and chairs. Perfect place for a picnic

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I still almost feel like I spent 3 hours wandering in an impressionist landscape painting. There were flowering shrubs in bloom, the evergreens were gently swaying in the breeze, the waters around the rainbow bridge were gently ruffled, gazebos and bridges popped with fresh colors, and the maples were hinting at their approaching glory. Breath in, breath out . .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

There are a lot of gardens through Japan and this is a good one. It's wonderful to be able to see all the trees and then some of the city in the background. There are a lot of Koi in the pond and you are able to feed them. I've never seen so many Koi before when feeding them!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

This is a lovely garden, light and airy and very peaceful - especially lovely after a morning at the Peace park. A beautiful classic garden built around a beautiful lake filled with heaps of huge multi colored Koi, heaps of turtles sunbathing on little island. Picturesque spot and a nice tea shop to try classic cakes. Easy to walk around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

After an emotional morning it was lovely to escape the city and visit this gorgeous garden which I thoroughly loved. Cost ¥260 per person and worth every penny.

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Address: Address: 2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 82-221-3620
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chugoku  >  Hiroshima Prefecture  >  Hiroshima
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

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