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Sankeien Gardens

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Address: 58-1 Honmoku-Sannotani, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0824, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Pittoresque and tranquil!

It worth a visit especially for people who want to enjoy first-hand traditional Japanese architecture and gardening. A tranquil place which will help you travel in a passed area... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Anastasia C
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It worth a visit especially for people who want to enjoy first-hand traditional Japanese architecture and gardening. A tranquil place which will help you travel in a passed area. I am not sure if it would be ideal to visit with a bad weather because it is a heavily outdoor activity.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Sankeien is a stunningly beautiful, traditionally landscaped Japanese garden with authentic Japanese buildings from different moments in time, each a beautiful snap-shot into Japanese history, framed by delicate trees, gentle hills and surrounding a tranquil lake. The traditional restaurant, serving Soba is also wonderful, if, like me you're a fan of traditional Japanese food. A fabulous place to spend a... More 

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 15, 2017

The Sankeien Gardens is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Like most of Japanese gardens it is a very relaxing place. We went there around April last year and there was an azalea bonzai exhibit. There were a few couples having their (wedding?) pictorial. There were benches in the area so you can rest anytime... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 5, 2017

Kyoto, Nara, or any other histrical romantic old city in Japan we would like to enjoy ? please visit this beautiful garden - any season you will be sure to enjoy beauty

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017

Words are not enough to describe the beauty and expansiveness of this spectacular garden. As we visited just at the onset of Autumn 2015; we not only had the visual treat of lush green lawns, plants and trees but also the sight of few maple leaves turning bright yellow and red. The beautiful architectural design and history behind the numerous... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2016

Very Good Japanese Garden in Yokohama city. it is quite big and neatly maintained. The pagoda is also a good attraction to visit. You can feed some food to fish in the pond. It's fun for young children. Overall very good family short trip. Highly recommend !

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing. My mother was able to borrow a wheel chair and we could push her 98% of the track. The grounds are breathtaking. Every turn is picture perfect. They have moved important historical buildings and placed them within the park. We had a tour of one of the buildings. It was so beautiful. Outside tgere is a... More 

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Port Perry, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 11, 2016

I took the train on the Negishi Line to Yamate station & walked south east (least a 45 min. walk) from there to the rear entrance of Sankeien Gardens. You can take a cab from the station as well. Upon entering the garden, there is a fee to enter. Around $4 - $6. Fyi, the main entrance is at the... More 

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Honokaa, Hawaii
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Just returned from Tokyo and had the pleasure to visit Sankeien Gardens. We were just about 2 weeks away from momiji (fall colors) and any time between now and mid December should be amazing. It takes easily 4 to 5 hours and if you like to take pictures and the colors are changing leave more time. Take a cab from... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Spring and autumn are best season to visit, any season you can relax with green garden. You can enjoy walking and drinking Japanese traditional tea. You have to go their by bus from Yokohama, but it is easy to find the way.

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