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Small garden in the Middle of Holland Park. All the Park is Nice but the Kyoto garden is a must... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Almada, Portugal
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Absolutely beautiful!

A hidden oasis in the middle of this lovely park. A waterfall feature, pond with koi carp and some... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Small garden in the Middle of Holland Park. All the Park is Nice but the Kyoto garden is a must visit.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Ana_Qrz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hidden oasis in the middle of this lovely park. A waterfall feature, pond with koi carp and some beautiful Japanese plants. There is a good explanation of how the Garden came to be. It is beautifully maintained and is a particular joy in the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank CheekyLondon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

So glad I visited this gorgeous garden! So beautiful and peaceful, a really great find. The garden is very well maintained and looked after.Cannot wait to return in the summer when it will be even more colourful.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SBW152
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Really loved this place so peaceful and the wildlife was even better. Beautiful gardens and waterfalls will be visiting again soon when I have more time to appreciate it all

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank rivernile2006
Reviewed January 13, 2019 via mobile

On a cold mid January dat , we decided to walk up to Holland Park and come to the garden place on Japanese culture and horticulture. Stunning and very peaceful walking around the garden and looking at the fish in the pools , just lovely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 43davidthomson
Reviewed January 12, 2019 via mobile

We loved this beautiful little stroll. For a free attraction, well worth a visit. Looks beautiful and is perfectly maintained. Nice to read from the plaques why this was gifted to the UK and the origins. Not over selling it, this won’t take more than...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank tomatohunter
Reviewed January 6, 2019

Love this beautiful park! There are peacocks, koi, bonzais, ponds, and a waterfall. It’s your own piece of Japan in London and it’s absolutely free. You can bring your dogs, go on a picnic or just sit and enjoy the serenity of the park. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ShirTay
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

I came here on a cold sunny day when there were only 3 other visitors. The main sound was that of the waterfall. The Mahonias provided some Winter colour. This is how the garden is designed to be, quiet for contemplation.

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank sheepygold
Reviewed December 28, 2018

we walked up from Kensington High Street. short walk uphill through Holland Park. it's well worth visiting. the pond with the path around it is exactly what you expect of a Japanese garden: tranquil, beautiful and relaxing. we visited in december, so vegetation was not...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Y7108GECf
Reviewed December 22, 2018

Few minutes walk from Holland Park station, Its just beautiful. It was my first time to go there few days ago. I know there is a pond and was hoping there would be Koi carps. When I saw a Heron I said no chance. I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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September 6, 2018|
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Response from Unruly-of-Essex | Reviewed this property |
'Kyoto tei en' ie 'the Kyoto garden', followed by the signature of the master whose style of calligraphy it is engraved in.
Nora G
August 27, 2018|
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Response from STEVEandJAN | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what your interests are? However, The Design Museum attached to the park. The Natural History and V&A Museum nearby. Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens. The Serpentine, for a chill out, or if feeling... More
Farhat A
June 23, 2018|
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Response from AmyC101 | Reviewed this property |
It’s free to visit and stroll through the garden.