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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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Wabi Sabi of Japan

Take a walk through this Beautiful Traditional Japanese Garden. You will surely have a peace of mind together. In September they have fireflys night where you can just relax... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
Ayase, Japan
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Ayase, Japan
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Take a walk through this Beautiful Traditional Japanese Garden. You will surely have a peace of mind together. In September they have fireflys night where you can just relax yourself. There is a Chaya where you can have Dango (rice cakes). You can enjoy during the day and at night (only special days) to enjoy the Yabi Sabi of Japan.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

沿路可以感受到日本那種街道很寧靜的感覺,三溪園中保留許多古色古香的日本傳統合掌屋以及三重塔,很幸運的我們遇到了一位園內日本爺爺為我們介紹,據說他們正在推行國際導遊,希望能有更多的外國館光客能前往多多了解三溪園的美,真的很謝謝導遊爺爺辛苦的導覽,讓走這景點的我們不像其他觀光客只是拍拍照就離開,而是深入了解每一棟建築物背後的故事,假若有機會前去的人不妨可以問問服務台看有沒有導覽。 Sankeien Garden is full of Japanese culture building,many Gassho house in there. If you want to know some kind of culture in Japan, this is very best choice for u . *Thanks the enthusiasm tourist guide in Sankeien Garden!

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Uppsala, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must in Yokohama, an area more then a garden. Do not expect meditative buddist simplicity this is more history of a person who saved some pieces of 1700-1800 Japan style. Nice walk, can be hot and sweaty so take your time. Have water with you.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I live in a short distance to this park so I have an annual pass which is great value. and the garden is worth visiting almost every months.

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Yokohama, Japan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great place for taking pictures especially when the flowers are in bloom and when the leaves are changing colors. But can be very crowded depending on the day of the week and weather. Also depending on the wind direction, it can smell bad from the large LNG refineries located right next to the park.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Japanese garden. Not much in bloom when we visited. Old Japanese mansion with tatami floored rooms and paper doors. Tea ceremony available (extra) but much better elsewhere or even on YouTube. Only worth visiting if already in Yokohama.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The day we visit there had exposition of Azalea Bonsai and popular month of wedding.Bonsai is not any more new to overseas countries, but bonsai with Azalea is rare.Month of May is most beautiful season of Azalea in Japan, so one can see them often in the park or temple but Azalea in Bonsai is very special. And month of... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This beautiful garden is wonderful in Winter and Summer, but is best in Autumn and Spring. The space and ambience of this garden sets it apart from others. Buildings from all over Japan have been painstakingly transported and reconstructed throughout the garden, providing visitors with an idea of the wide variety of architectural styles of Japan. The museum has a... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Sankeien is a very traditional and typical Japanese-style garden designed and landscaped by Sankei Hara, a wealthy businessman.  He reconstructed buildings of historic importance from places such as Kyoto and Kamakura in this garden,which was opend to the public as ”Sankeien”in 1906. It is a really beautiful garden that shows various aspects of Japanese culture assembled in one place. Especially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2016

From Yokohama Station Take bus number 8 or 125 from the station's east exit to Honmoku Sankeien-mae. Walk through the shopping street, about another 7-10 minutes depending on how fast you walk, to the garden. The street dead ends here; taxis are always waiting here. It is 500yen admission. From Negishi Station Take the JR Negishi Line to Negishi Station.... More 

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