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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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Beautiful Japanese Garden

A must visit. Beautiful gardens in a serene n idyllic setting. Charming Japanese landscaped gardens to wander around in.

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A must visit. Beautiful gardens in a serene n idyllic setting. Charming Japanese landscaped gardens to wander around in.

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Wollongong, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a very hot Autumn Sunday when we visited. It was crowded and steamy but did not detract from the magnificence of the planned gardens. Some great features but would have loved to have seen it in late autumn or in spring. Catch the maroon buses for best access.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Beautiful garden! We went there twice on our two-day trip to Kanazawa. Try to go there an hour before closing to avoid the crowds.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the 3 big parks in Japan, Kenrokuen did not disappoint. We had been driving through rain for 3 days and wondered what it would be like to visit here in the wet.... however, as soon as we entered the park the sun came out and we were treated to the most beautiful views of the various areas within... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Have heard that this garden is more beautiful when any of various flowers are in bloom, but it was very pleasant even on a common rainy September day. The garden was a bit crowded with tourists, as are most "must-do" spots in Japan.

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Coomera, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The gardens were amazingly beautiful, peaceful and tranquil. Even though we visited mid September tans the gardens were all green with virtually no flowers they were still worth the trip. The crowds were large but this didn't matter, everyone is very polite and the great photo angles were vacated quickly. There was a lovely breeze and the coolness compared to... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kenrokuen is truly beautiful, with an lovely central pond with exquisite views of a tea house. Around the grounds of the garden there are a number of grand older trees which are lovingly cared for like an elderly parent. My only complaint about Kenrokuen is that they allow tour guides to use loudspeakers - this was true 25 years ago... More 

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Penrith, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Shame it was raining and some of the paths were flooded, but still such a beautiful place! Good value for money too.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This is a well diligente garden with lots of human hours put on it. I admired the meticulous work done by the 15 ladies-workers as well as two men clashing the pont.The overAll sightseeing is agreeable, u enjoy the walk. BUT. Nothing memorable or quality-wise that will klick your higher taste sensors. You go there IF you Are in Kanazawa.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent 2 hours in this garden. I enjoyed walking it. It's said that it's the most Beautiful garden in Japan. I would love to return when it's blossoming.

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