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A hidden gem atop a mountain

The best part of visiting this garden is the steep cable car and ropeway (gondola) you take to get... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2016
Archerscruff
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Havelock North, New Zealand
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Most beautiful garden - a must visit

I believe this garden should be number 1 attraction of Kyoto. It's so beautiful that words can not... read more

Reviewed June 17, 2019
Bader A
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Nov 14, 2019
“A sad sad place in November”
Jun 17, 2019
“Most beautiful garden - a must visit”
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4 Shugakuin Shakuragatanishi Megadake, Kyoto 606-0000, Kyoto Prefecture
Northern Kyoto
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Reviewed November 14, 2019

I visited around 10th of November, then this was a sad sad place. Almost none of the plants had any leaves left and the garden held non of the beauty associated with autumn in Japan. Not worth the entry price. The only good thing about...More

Date of experience: November 2019
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Reviewed June 17, 2019 via mobile

I believe this garden should be number 1 attraction of Kyoto. It's so beautiful that words can not describe it. What's really amazing about this fabulous garden that has locations based on famous paintings such as Monet. Don't miss it. The view specially in a...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 21, 2016

This is hands down one of the best garden museums that I've been to. All of the paintings were carefully presented and set in a very artistic manner. Even when Kyoto is known for its terrible heat during summer, this place is cool and refreshing....More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 1, 2016 via mobile

The best part of visiting this garden is the steep cable car and ropeway (gondola) you take to get there. The garden itself is exquisite with a lovely gift shop on site. Stunning views on a clear day. Quite pricy though - take your own...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Northern Kyoto
Hot springs and historic temples characterize the
leafy landscapes of Northern Kyoto. Acres of tranquil
residential streets are interrupted by some of Kyoto's
most gorgeous architectural gems, including the
majestic Golden Pavilion of Kinkakuji, the serene
artistry of the Ryoanji Temple rock gardens, and the
bold red paint across the structures of Enryakuji
Temple. Once a religious core of the city, the
...More
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