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Suizenji Jojuen Garden

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The Japanese garden I started to make than 1963. In area of about 73,000 square meters and it is a compact in which it is said that Japan's largest garden, rich in spring water from Mt. Aso, and has created a world of different dimension to the...more
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8-1 Suizenjikoen, Kumamoto 860-0956, Kumamoto Prefecture
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All reviews mt fuji tea house tall buildings large pond short walk green tea sit down maintained park leisurely stroll cod fish souvenir shops worth a visit about half an hour beautiful landscape tram or bus sakura season entrance fee
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was a nice garden on a cloudy day. Typical Japanese style and you can find a shrine inside the garden.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Laura88NL
Reviewed 2 days ago

A very beautiful garden. We took the city tram from outside nikko hotel. Get off at the suizenji koèn About 20 mins ride. Entry about 400 yen. There are shops outside and inside the garden. The garden is large. The cherry blossoms are gone but...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank LUVBALIBEACH
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Quite beautiful. But you can cover in one hour at leisutely pace at our time of visit. However, if you are visiting during sakura season or autumn, I imagine it'd be more scenic & you'll spend more time there. We read there will be mandarin...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank BelindLow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place is amazing. A little oasis in an otherwise unremarkable city. The gardens are beautifully maintained and are peaceful and stunning. I was lucky enough to be in Japan for Sakura so the cherry blossoms were in full bloom and added another dimension of...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Tobes2232
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Took the A tram out to the park. A short walk from stop 18. Nice path round the lake with cherry trees in blossom and pines trained beautifully.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank timw826
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Suizenji Garden is a very beautiful spot in Kumamoto with lake. This historical garden design is based on Tokaido (東海道五十三次) road map that connect to Tokyo-Kyoto during Edo period. As you can see the hill that represent the Mt. Fuji and the pond represent the...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Travel-Kumamoto
Reviewed February 26, 2019 via mobile

This garden was simply beautiful even without all the trees blooming. It must be amazing in the spring

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DianeSZDIE
Reviewed January 17, 2019

Although not in the league of the Golden or Silver temples in Kyoto this garden is still impressive. The tea house is particularly nice.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank pollyoppy
Reviewed January 9, 2019

We have viewed the garden several times to experience the peaceful tranquility of the lake and its surroundings. Walk right round and soak in the atmosphere. We are always impresssed with the attention to detail by the horticulural staff who maintain pathways, shrubs and plants.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank smutzie2015
Reviewed December 20, 2018 via mobile

Probably prettier in sunlight or spring/autumn/snow. But there's storks and ducks and koi hanging around. I would definitely go to the cafe for tea and sweets looking out over the garden. The front of the garden sells steamed sweet potato manjuu that's very tasty too.

Date of experience: December 2018
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