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Shukkei-en Garden

2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-221-3620
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This 17th-century miniature landscape garden was restored after its destruction in 1945, and contains a pond, streams, islets and bridges.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“koi carp” (15 reviews)
“fish food” (9 reviews)
“feed the fish” (7 reviews)
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2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 82-221-3620
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"koi carp"
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"fish food"
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"feed the fish"
in 7 reviews
"large pond"
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"art museum"
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"busy city"
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"cherry blossoms"
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"hiroshima castle"
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"full bloom"
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"minute walk"
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"couple of hours"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely park to walk through after a tiring journey on the train. The park is a collection of mini sceneries that capture what the Japanese countryside might have looked like centuries ago as designed by the emperors. The lake in the middle is filled with...More

Thank Rachel B
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited in late July so not too many things flowering. the gardens are laid out beautifully with paths that meander around a lake with Bridges and small islands. When you enter the gardens there is a shop buy some fish food for the koi and...More

Thank Doug9662
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this park end of July and even in the sweltering heat of 34C degrees we stayed for about an hour! We would have stayed longer if it was cooler. Beautiful bridges, pond and path to walk with many rest spots overlooking beautiful scenery....More

Thank raykz
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the prettiest parks I ever visited. Each corner brought to perfection... the way nature intended

Thank IvanElIvanko
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the park where gils come to be photographed when they have their coming out party at 21. this is the park where lovers stroll and families come to enjoy the scenery. It has bridges and Gazebos and all kinds of flora and Koi....More

Thank Rifky K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We spent a couple hours wandering around the gardens, a beautiful and peaceful spot in the middle of the city. Fun to buy a bag of Koi food (100 Yen) to feed the fish and turtles. Go when you have some time to relax and...More

Thank James G
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very well maintained and beautiful garden. Has a historical significance and wonderful and fish feeding and the bridge are some of the attractions here. Definitely visit the garden when visiting Hiroshima.

Thank Rutvij85
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Without a doubt, If you love taking pictures then this is your place. Is a wondrous environment which is very peaceful, historic in nature and absolutely stunning with a thoughtful layout which combines the traditional gardens we've been accustomed to seeing in Japan with beautiful...More

Thank Ajay P
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went to Shukkeien Garden on a very wet September day. There were plenty of mosquitoes so if you go on a rainy day make sure to bring plenty of bug spray! I'd also recommend wearing light comfortable clothes and comfortable shoes in Hiroshima in...More

Thank Laura O
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A hallmark of bustling Japanese cities is the abundance of secluded gardens that offer a respite from the intensity of big city life. And although Shukkei-en isn’t the most stunning garden in Japan, there is something poignant about standing on a hill looking over a...More

Thank WilliamWillieWilson
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GregShirCross
July 21, 2016|
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Response from Marta E | Reviewed this property |
You can get a combination ticket that with Himeji Castle at the window ...I believe it was 650 yen
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Response from Marta E | Reviewed this property |
The café closes at 1600 so if they hold your luggage..be sure to pick it up by then! Or you can have any of the Japanese luggage companies like Black Cat or another mail your luggage to your next location in Japan even most... More
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