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Senshu Park

Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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get away from the city

Just walk about 15 minutes, then you can get away from thew city and enjoy quietness and nature... read more

Reviewed September 6, 2018
Tosh S
Sapporo, Japan
Lovely afternoon in Senshu Park

It was a hot day with a lovely breeze. We did a relaxed walk around the park. Pleasant couple of... read more

Reviewed August 4, 2018
Sudbury, Canada
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Senshukoen, Akita 010-0876, Akita Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Senshu Park is seldom crowded. It is most beautiful when the cherry blossoms are out in late April, autumn, or in winter after a fresh snowfall.

Thank Alan B
Reviewed September 14, 2018

Really nice park to walk around in with traditional japanese gardens. A bit hilly and stairs if you want to see most of it but worth it. Great old small castle on top of the hill and added bonus is that local Akita dog breeders...More

Thank ozpix
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Just walk about 15 minutes, then you can get away from thew city and enjoy quietness and nature. Also they have Akita inu, which you can pet.

Thank Tosh S
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

It was a hot day with a lovely breeze. We did a relaxed walk around the park. Pleasant couple of hours.

Thank scv50
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Senshu Park offers a beautiful, peaceful place in the city to spend a couple of hours. The Watchtower, at the highest point in the park, hosts a small museum. The 360 panorama from the 4th floor of the tower is awesome, and the cool breeze...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

I never knew there was so much to see here. I guess I never paid much attention before. It was relaxing to sit at the top under the shade...

Thank Rei H
Reviewed June 23, 2018

A nice park to walk around. Worth about 60 to 90 minutes. Wouldn't go out of my way for it unless I was actually in Akita.

Thank AndyandCathy
Reviewed March 1, 2018

Was not able to go inside but was worth the walk. Very tricky too get to in winter but I was glad I made the effort.

Thank Andy T
Reviewed November 30, 2017

We spent several a couple of hours exploring this large park. There are shrines, castle, statues, a lovely pond and a museum. You get excellent views over Akita too. Even though there were several school classes and buses of tourists, the park did not feel...More

Thank Mon55
Reviewed November 9, 2017

This park is large and although we spent over an hour strolling the paths, we didn't cover the entire area. Statues, gates, shrines, a castle turret, ponds, and a museum are here in a beautiful setting. The small museum and some other buildings charge a...More

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July 25, 2018|
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Response from Rei H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it should be open. I saw pictures people posted when they visited there during winter season