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Gyokusen-immaru Garden

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3 Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

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

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Margaret D
Reviewed April 12, 2019

a beautiful well thought out garden. interesting little light show set to relaxing music in the evening. not sure if every night i stumbled across on my way out.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Cavydad
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Gyokusen-immaru Garden is small but nice to stroll around. It is located on the way to the castle. There is a night show a 9 pm until 1 Dec and worth to have a look by then if you have time.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 12, 2018

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!

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Josi S
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank jution
Reviewed April 6, 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank brobi41
Reviewed March 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank Peeter P
Reviewed November 27, 2017

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

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jeremy P
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