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Fujita Memorial Japanese Garden

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Well-Worth A Visit!

This traditional Japanese garden is in a perfect spot to see Mt. Iwaki to the west to where the... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2019
Charles W
Conroe, Texas
A great, compact formal garden

The garden is part of the Castle Gardens complex which also includes an Arboretum and castle ruins... read more

Reviewed May 20, 2018
Dorking, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 12, 2019

This traditional Japanese garden is in a perfect spot to see Mt. Iwaki to the west to where the mountain becomes part of the garden when viewing everything there. The plantings in the garden are also absolutely beautiful. I've uploaded some photos I took there...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charles W
Reviewed May 20, 2018

The garden is part of the Castle Gardens complex which also includes an Arboretum and castle ruins. The garden is modest in size at 22 m2, so one could walk round in ~15-minutes – but go leisurely and spend at least an hour! It's on...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

We visited this garden as part of a ticket for three nearby gardens (including the botanical garden and Hirosaki Castle). Fabulous views of Mt Iwaki. Huge 100+ year old weeping cherries tree.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Rebecca L
Reviewed November 2, 2017 via mobile

The gardens are located only a short walk from the entrance to Hirosaki Castle but seem to be much less visited which is a shame. A great parcel of land has allowed the designers to develop a beautiful garden setting at the top and down...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank AussieGypsyBoy
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

This park far exceeded my expectations! It is a well planned beauty matching and in some aspects are better than the top 3 Japanese garden that I have visited previously! The division between an upper and a lower garden is distinct with each having its...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank HotEarth
Reviewed June 28, 2017 via mobile

We absolutely loved the apple pie there. we tried two different types, but both were great. I also had a apple vinegar with soda and love it! I'll definitely go back for some more!

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 16, 2017

If you go to this beautiful park, be sure to stop for a cup of tea and delicious apple pie at the lovely tea room in the 1920s western-style building by the entrance.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Michael L
Reviewed May 14, 2017

The former residence of a Meiji era industrialist is now a beautiful cafe serving a selection of apple pie and apple cidre from all over the Hirosaki area. The seats in the sunroom are the best. The garden is split into an upper and lower...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank TokyoSean
Reviewed December 29, 2016

Fujita Memorial Garden is a large Japanese garden near Hirosaki park. It's divided into 2 parts, an upper and lower part, showcasing different plants and types of Japanese gardens. I consider it one of the best Japanese gardens in Tohoku. You can drink matcha in...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank 271heikkis
Reviewed December 17, 2016

As it was pouring rain we did not actually visit the gardens however we stopped for a glass of apple juice and an apple pastry. Bring a jacked as it is so cold inside the building.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank SLynnS03
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