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Address: 1001 Tokugawacho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya 461-0023, Aichi Prefecture
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Beautiful gardens and the biggest koi carp you're likely to see

Our enduring memory will be the lovely garden cafe that gave us shelter (and delicious food off a smallish menu) from the pouring rain before we walked round the lake that boasts... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
Hong Kong, China
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Richmond, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful garden with lots of winding paths, bridges, stairways and vistas. The autumn colours are coming in some of the very special maples. Water figures largely ... streams, water falls and causeways, with the lake itself as a centre piece . The use of rocks... large and small give added drama. The plantings are imaginative, varied and... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

Our enduring memory will be the lovely garden cafe that gave us shelter (and delicious food off a smallish menu) from the pouring rain before we walked round the lake that boasts some absolutely enormous koi carp that would be award-winning anywhere else in the world. Half lake and half woodland, this was well worth the trip (about 5 km,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Beautiful gardens with waterfalls and ponds.Huge Koi swimming in pools. Peaceful and calming. The little restaurant serves lovely coffee and cake.

Thank CEC939
Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

Beautiful garden any visitors to Nagoya shouldn't be missed, and it will be even more gorgeous in autumn when the leaves start to change colour. The garden was built by the second head of the Owari Tokugawa family - Tokugawa Mitsutomo, and was donated to Nagoya city by the 19th head of the family - Tokugawa Yoshichika - in 1931.... More 

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Muscat, Oman
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

The place was aweosme.A living Tokugawa guard speaking good english welcomed us .Inside the museum we were shown the souvenirs.A living Tokugawa explained the history .I also dressed up in Tokugawa headgear and sword. There was a restaurant inside and near the lake lot of newly married in KImono were being photographed.

Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016 via mobile

This was actually my second visit to the gardens since living near Nagoya five years ago. It has long been one of my favorite places to relax and rewind from the stress of big city living. Thankfully, it is usually serene and uncrowded except for the occasional wedding photos. The garden features several waterfalls and traditional garden landscaping, including various... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2016

We found the best way to get to Tokugawa garden was take inner-city circulating bus MEGURU. This bus ticket is circulating most popular touristic area of Nagoya and it is hop on and off type bus. On sunny day, you may have a chance to see Japanese style Wedding photo session. We were lucky to see 2 different kind of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2016

It is right besides the Tokugawa Art Museum and it is full of beautiful views in the middle of the city. A must go.

Thank Juan M
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 28, 2016

Located outside the Tokugawa Museum, this is a beautiful Japanese style garden complete with streams and a large pond. There are many excellent views and picture taking opportunities. Nice to relax in, nice to explore.

Thank reallyhungryguy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

This is a nice garden. I have been there for photography. For photographer it's a beautiful place for one day. There is no many viewes but i think you want to try. For spend a whole day this garden not a big place but you can find a small waterfall, quality restaurant and nice forest path. Inside the garden there... More 

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