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We went on a tour with Pinpoint Travel to visit the sights of Kanazawa including the gardens and castle. Kevin gave us a comprehensive tour including all areas of the gardens & castle. Be sure to let them know if you are over 65 as...More
View as part of the Kanazawa Castle and Kenoroku-en Garden complex! On its own it pales in comparison with the Kenroku-en gardens that are located further up the road, perhaps it might be called a Kenroku-en wanna be. Perhaps it should be viewed as a...More
The gardens put on a free sound and light show each evening until around 9pm lasting until 1st December. The programme runs on a 7 minute cycle and during the period it is running there are four different themes representing each of the season’s. There...More
This was a lovely garden which we saw on the way to the castle. The tea ceremony was beautifully done, and the cake they gave you was delicious. The rest was welcome as tourists have to do so much walking!
This is our first Michelin-star Japanese food and the bar is set pretty high.
I don’t know exactly what we ate sometimes but they all tasted good.
Service was also superb albeit English is minimal. But it’s not an issue at all.
It’s got its...More
Not only is the garden gorgeous but so is the rest house. (And the toilets opposite) . The staff in the rest stop are delightful, very friendly and very informative. The view of the garden from the rest house is just lovely. You are able...More
We passed through the Garden on our trip from the Omaya Shrine to the Kanazawa Castle. This Garden was originally the private garden of the Maeda. Although small, it is beautifully arranged with ponds and a hillside. We were provided with a nice talk, in...More
After the razz-ma-tazz and crowds of Kenroku-en, this small, elegant garden is a welcome relief. No crowds, tour groups or souvenir stalls, so you can sit down and contemplate the beauty of the garden and the skill of its designer without disturbance, You can participate...More