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Kenrokuen Garden

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Address: 1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937, Ishikawa Prefecture
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This beautiful park contains one of the top three celebrated gardens in...

This beautiful park contains one of the top three celebrated gardens in Japan. The name Kenrokuen literally translates to “garden combining six”, referring to the six attributes all gardens should have: seclusion, antiquity, spaciousness, human ingenuity, water and scenic views.

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Rated as one of the best 3 gardens in Japan and it lived up to it. If you come before 8 it is free to enter so we arrived at 6 and stayed till after 8, paying the fee because it... read more

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Rated as one of the best 3 gardens in Japan and it lived up to it. If you come before 8 it is free to enter so we arrived at 6 and stayed till after 8, paying the fee because it was so much fun to explore. Beauty around every corner. Must see if you are in Kanazawa.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect rappresentation of what is a Japanese garden. All perfect in the shape. A must see! Ticket about 300yen Open : 7 am to 6 pm (8 am to 5 pm from Oct. 16 to end of Feb.)

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Quite rightly dubbed as one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan, this garden is perfect for strolling through the different shaded paths past fountains and ponds. There are also very well-priced shaved ice and ice cream stalls inside the gardens that are great to have whilst lazing amongst the trees and streams.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Every angle you turn is a photo shot opportunity! Beautifully manicured gardens. You can tell the gardens have been passionately maintained. We went in September 2015 and the autumn colours were not on yet, but it was still stunning The gardeners were preparing for the coming colder spells, which was fun to watch. The gardens are also perched on a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

very beautiful place. everything is cleanyou can see a lot of staff in the park that cleaning and cutting the grass . good for families

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Do visit this garden. It's jaw dropping stunning e ery direction. Can't recommend this to visit high enough. Even my husband who doesn't "do" visiting gardens loved this garden.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were very fortunate to see many Cherry Blossoms in full bloom whilst at the Kenrokuen Gardens this past April. We also had a private tour with our exchange student who is from the area. It's such a delight to see all the different types of Cherry Blossoms as well as seeing the Kanazawa Castle

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Beautiful gardens to stroll around and to people watch. The gardens were smaller that I thought they would be but definitely worth a visit,

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

even if not into gardens, this place deserves a visit! You can use a full afternoon there, really worth the trip

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

It was a big park with many beautiful trees and moss. There are several shop on top of the water where you can eat The place is nice in the summer and just don't forget to bring a fan

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