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Came here with a Himeji Castle combined ticket, on a different day as ours was valid until the next day. Worth a visit if you're visiting the castle, otherwise forget it. Having been to Okayama Korakuen Garden prior, this garden is for the most part unspectacular because but…
You can buy a combined ticket along with Himeji Castle's. It's worth. The garden is very close to the castle and the work on the creeks and vegetation is impressive. In addition to walk around, there are places where you can sit and enjoy the surroundings. Very nice garden.
You can purchase the tickets to Koko-en in combination with your entrance to Himeji Castle and spend a magical day in this otherwise rather uneventful city. I would encourage the visit to Koko-en as its a beautiful natural contrast to the Castle and truly shows the love and…
It would be a sin not to visit these gardens while you visit Himeji Castle. Multiple themes, ponds, sculptures and a broad spectrum of Japanese plants. We visited when the plums were almost finished blooming and would love to see them when the Cherry Blossom season is in full…
We visited in the bleak of winter, probably not the most scenic time. Lots of individual gardens to admire and very tranquil Not particularly large, and value for money it’s worth purchasing entryticket with castle ticket