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Okayama Korakuen Garden

Open Now: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Open today: 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM
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Beautiful spacious garden in gorgeous setting

We just arrived this morning from Kyoto and are planning a day trip to the art island of Naoshima... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Richard B
Exceptional garden

Korakuen is considered one of the three best gardens in Japan. It is truly beautiful, with wide... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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1-5 Korakuen, Okayama 703-8257, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We just arrived this morning from Kyoto and are planning a day trip to the art island of Naoshima tomorrow. But of course we took advantage of being here to visit this garden, which clearly deserves its spot as one of the three best gardens...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Richard B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Korakuen is considered one of the three best gardens in Japan. It is truly beautiful, with wide open spaces, variety of plants, lots of water and carefully designed paths. You can spot a number of animals here - fish, turtles, herons and other birds. I...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful garden with ponds all kind of trees and beautiful landscapes coffee houses and many places to rest and meditate just wonderful.

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the gardens on my visit to Okayama. Known as the Crown Jewel of the city, the garden has well manicured and landscaped lawns, little rivulets and mini waterfalls and of course during the blossom season Sakura splendor. Though it was the tourist season, the...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ProfIndira
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful garden is certainly worth visiting at any time of the year. It is easily accessible by foot or a quick tram ride from Okayama Station and is next to the beautiful Okayama Castle.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 730starka
Reviewed April 16, 2019

It's a very nice large garden with lots of open space and generally very flat. I was fortunate enough to see sakura in full bloom here and it certainly adds something to the scenery. What did struck me as odd, was the Japanese cranes being...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 12, 2019

While we visited in February, it's still a very impressive garden. We definitely want to return in another season to see more things in bloom, but the layout is amazing. Absolutely worth a couple of hours.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank ThreeFromVancouver
Reviewed April 10, 2019 via mobile

Beautifully arranged, was lucky as there was still Sakura, but the park is definitely worth seeing throughout the year, combine it with nearby Okayama Castle!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ursula_ruh
Reviewed April 6, 2019

During my 4 weeks in Japan, we visited many beautiful gardens, but I think Korakuen was on my favorites. Maybe because I didnt expect so much from it ? It has everything a japanese garden should have, including a quite beautiful bamboo grove, a pound...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank swisstraveller002
Reviewed March 12, 2019 via mobile

This is one of my favorite places in Okayama. Each of the seasons has different plants, you can enjoy all the time.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Tracey W
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Response from Masterecho | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry I do not know but the previous poster has done so, - hope you enjoy. With best wishes for Christmas and 2019 Kindest regards Master Echo
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Response from JCNicolet75 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with the others - sorry for the delay.