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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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A must-see garden in Yokohama

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... read more

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Mt Waverley Vic Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

After reading some good reviews we were a little disappointed as the gardens seemed to lack attention /maintenance and were overgrown in places. We visited in Autumn so there was little in bloom and this may be the reason. Travelled there by public bus which was no real problem after finding which bus to take and where to get off.

Thank bob001_8
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

It is lovely, decent sized Japanese garden, clean, maintained, well displayed, easily approachable, nice little place to get feel of Japanese garden

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