We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book In Advance
All photos (138)
All photos (138)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good54%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
66°
53°
May
72°
61°
Jun
79°
69°
Jul
Contact
Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937, Ishikawa Prefecture
More
Improve This Listing
Ways to Experience Kanazawa Castle Park
from $218.64
More Info
from $120.44
More Info
Reviews (111)
Filter reviews
35 results
Traveler rating
11
19
5
0
0
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
Traveler rating
11
19
5
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews buy a combined ticket light show castle park kanazawa castle cherry blossoms hilly moat trees bridge pools stroll
Selected filters
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 35 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delightful gardens surrounding the castle (that being the subject of a separate review), access to which was free. Take a stroll up to the ramparts, which are pretty amazing structures given they were constructed centuries ago, with huge interlocking boulders forming the ‘walls’. Within the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Foxy-Froggy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's a nice garden to walk and the entrance is free. If yo want to visit the castle at the inside you have to pay. But you can buy a combined ticket for the Castle and the Kenroku-en garden.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went at night during a holiday light show and the buildings were very impressive. No admission fee because of the holiday. Well worth and hour or 2 but the terrain is hilly.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank fsdukejr
Reviewed April 13, 2019

Very big park inside the city with the castle to be visiting and all the flowers beginning of april.

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank pduncan75013
Reviewed April 9, 2019

A great spot for viewing cherry blossoms & viewing the beautiful garden made for the castle. easy walking around the area will find a lot of greenery & outdoor waterfalls. Well designed spot to view the river below & the mountains around there

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Philip F
Reviewed December 18, 2018 via mobile

A big park with the majestic Kanazawa Castle in the foreground. Though is winter, the autumn color adds charm to the entire park. The ground is pretty big. Do set aside one to two hours to take a slow stroll in the park.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank angeliaw271
Reviewed December 5, 2018 via mobile

The autumn leaves time is such a beautiful time to visit Kanazawa Castle area. It includes few parks, small and large. Admission of Kanazawa Castle Park is free. Have 3-4 hours to enjoy it. Do not forget your camera)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eugene V
Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

The actual palace was never built again after It was destroyed. The only portion left was the look it area. You have to pay to go in. Not really worth it There is a free English guide. 30min to explain. Well worth It to engage...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jameslky1
Reviewed November 21, 2018

Visited here as part of our Essence of Japan tour with Titan. It was a lovely garden to stroll around during November 2018. The sun was shining and it was nice and warm. The pools reflected the autumnal colours of the trees too. I wish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 427ccfcfan
Reviewed November 14, 2018

A huge garden with many different areas. Lovely ponds and beautiful trees and plants. Plenty of Cafes and rest areas. Views over Kanazawa. Lovely touristy shops on the outer street.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 3heather
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 115 nearby hotels
Kanazawa Hakuchoro Hotel Sanraku
417 reviews
.13 miles away
KKR Hotel Kanazawa
105 reviews
.17 miles away
UAN Kanazawa
46 reviews
.25 miles away
Hotel Kenrokuso
16 reviews
.29 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 4,135 nearby restaurants
Los Angeles in Kanazawa
37 reviews
.19 miles away
Kanazawaya Coffee Shop Honten
26 reviews
.19 miles away
Kissa Hakucho
9 reviews
.19 miles away
Mahoroba
12 reviews
.12 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 504 nearby attractions
Kenrokuen Garden
5,318 reviews
.28 miles away
Oyama Shrine
590 reviews
.30 miles away
Kanazawa Castle
2,009 reviews
.06 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Kanazawa Castle Park staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines