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A beautiful garden with excellent lighting for reflection at night fall

It's a well maintained garden with colourful lighting. It looks even better with the Autumn leaves... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Leung L
Hong Kong, China
Relaxing couple of hours

Went to visit the Castle which is in fact very small and not really the highlight of this place... read more

Reviewed October 26, 2017
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1 Shimoshiroganecho, Hirosaki 036-8356, Aomori Prefecture
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

It's a pretty place within Hirosaki Park, but it's not very extensive and I wouldn't make a special trip just to go see it. But if already in the park (which is DEFINITELY worth a visit), I'd recommend going to see it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Charles W
Reviewed November 1, 2018

It's a well maintained garden with colourful lighting. It looks even better with the Autumn leaves and trees reflecting in the pond.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leung L
Reviewed June 23, 2018

The botanical gardens are adjacent to Hirosaki Castle, so it was easy to combine the two. Unfortunately it was a very wet day and that is not the best time linger and enjoy the flowers, shrubs and trees. But we wandered through and very much...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Chris H
Reviewed October 26, 2017

Went to visit the Castle which is in fact very small and not really the highlight of this place. The gardens are to real asset and are very well maintained and pleasant to spend a couple of hours strolling around.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank sassiecat2015
Reviewed May 1, 2017

Amazing gardens, and full of history, when we where here they where doing restoration work on the castle, but you could still appreciate its spender. The Gardens where beautiful . Although the day we went it Snowed and was cold so if going in April...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Steve Y
Reviewed January 6, 2017

Hirosaki Castle Botanical Garden is an extremely well-maintained, beautiful garden with a variety of different garden types, each with their own signature plants. It's situated in one part of the large castle park and you can see a turret of the castle form some part...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed November 4, 2016

One of the highlights of Aomori Prefecture, it is a nice walk from the small castle town - Hirosaki. The garden is spacious and well-kept, we enjoyed looking at the great variety of trees some of which look they've been there forever.

Date of experience: September 2016
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Response from Charles W | Reviewed this property |
There is no form of transport for getting around in Hirosaki Park. But walking areas are very wide in most places. There are many steps in the park though and some areas might be difficult to access. But there are also many... More