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Shichiku Garden

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Understand the story of the Garden and you'll appreciate it.

Some might complained that this garden is unmanaged or not organzied. Well, you have to understand... read more

Reviewed June 20, 2017
If you like Gardens than this one is recommended for you

This is a beautiful place to visit, I really enjoyed the Japanese Gradens, we see any squirrels... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2016
Joyeeta B
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good38%
  • Average26%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
Jul 5, 2018
“Private garden and nicely planned”
Jul 17, 2017
“Yes - Understand the Story First”
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

I read a lot of negative views but my experience is different. Perhaps my visit is end middle of spring there and blossoming time. Nice place to explore especially for those who luv flowers

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Tang E
Reviewed July 17, 2017

I want to strongly second WayChai's review and say that we saw Akiyo Shichiku's story on this travel show called "Journeys in Japan" last year and that inspired us to visit her garden - and nearly all other Garden Path sites around Hokkaido this June....More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Some might complained that this garden is unmanaged or not organzied. Well, you have to understand the story behind this Garden. The real "star" of this garden is the old lady who started this garden. She planted all the plants after her husband died. She...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank WayChai
Reviewed July 24, 2016

On our summer "flower" trip to Hokkaido, this was a favorite farm stop. Mrs. Shihiku, a widow at 62 mourned her husband's death and was iin a deep depression for five years until she purchased 15 acres and started this farm which hs become a...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank sharkisland
Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

The garden is not well managed. Kind of messy. All sort of flowers are planted together with lots of wild grass. It should be better managed by its name in the book.... Quite disappointed.

Date of experience: June 2016
3  Thank NC850209
Reviewed March 11, 2016

This is a beautiful place to visit, I really enjoyed the Japanese Gradens, we see any squirrels though there were a few eldely folk enjoying the gardens too.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Joyeeta B
Reviewed October 14, 2014

The most "kawaii" of the gardens I visited, I found this to be an amazing example of how to keep colour and vibrance in the garden through to mid October.. There were butterflies, bees and birds humming, singing and fluttering due to the incredible amount...More

Date of experience: October 2014
3  Thank twets
Reviewed October 23, 2011

Pleasant 'English-style' (or maybe French?) garden worth visiting if you are in the area.

Date of experience: October 2011
1  Thank Skakagrall
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