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Matsuyama Castle Ninomaru Historical Garden

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Very pleasant garden

This garden was not at all what I expected as it is far from traditional, much of it quite stark... read more

Reviewed April 25, 2019
Brisbane, Australia
Very peaceful and Japanese style park

This park, as I heard, restored recently, so many people don't know about this place a lot. It... read more

Reviewed November 20, 2016
Hyunkyu M
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Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

The gardens and history behind the location are worth stopping to investigate and allows for either a rest on the way up or down from the castle. Numerous citrus and flower plantings are established throughout the gardens and the well structure is amazing. I can...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 25, 2019

This garden was not at all what I expected as it is far from traditional, much of it quite stark and modern, built on the floor plan of part of the original castle. It was quiet with only a couple of other visitors, and on...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank ozteddy
Reviewed November 26, 2016

Spring is the best of course. Any season for a reasonable 200 yen you can wander the simple gardens and relax under the view of Matsuyama Castle. After leaving the park it is very easy to climb up the exhilarating path to the top and...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed November 20, 2016

This park, as I heard, restored recently, so many people don't know about this place a lot. It looks like just peaceful and good to walk with a partner or family. I went here after seeing Matsuyama castle, but it would be better to see...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Hyunkyu M
Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

Ninomaru garden is a beautiful garden on the bottom of Matuyama Castle. Now there is no buildings remaining, but taking a walk by thinking of the old past days is a quite interesting.

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank kimitakas
Reviewed April 16, 2016

The small fee of 100 Yen is well worth a visit - these are truly beautiful. The intricate gardens allow you to wonder around a lovely natural setting and transport you from the city. Make sure to explore each nook as there are some lovely...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank jraed
Reviewed May 31, 2015

Ninomaru Historical Garden is gorgeous. Tucked away at the bottom of the castle hill, it is a calm space away from the tourist bustle. The garden is laid out to the floor plan of the second bailey area of the castle, and the interlocking rectangles...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Jan H
Reviewed July 5, 2012

This is a lovely little garden at the foothill of the Matsuyama Castle Hill. Usually very quite, with few visitors, it is a good place to take a detour on the way to or from the castle. On weekends you can participate in a tea...More

Date of experience: August 2011
2  Thank Alissa G
Reviewed March 4, 2012

This was a delightful and unexpected bonus place to visit on our way to Matsuyama Castle. I think it's about 100 yen to get in and it's full of old buildings, their foundations, raked gravel gardens, ponds, little bridges, etc etc etc. There is one...More

Date of experience: March 2012
2  Thank Dr_Gabi
Reviewed November 24, 2011

These gardens should not be missed and were reasonable quite.

Date of experience: November 2011
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