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“Must see garden in Kanazawa”
Review of Kenrokuen Garden

Kenrokuen Garden
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$684.04*
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Private Kanazawa Custom Day Tour by Chartered Vehicle
Ranked #1 of 221 things to do in Kanazawa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: This beautiful park contains one of the top three celebrated gardens in Japan. The name Kenrokuen literally translates to “garden combining six”, referring to the six attributes all gardens should have: seclusion, antiquity, spaciousness, human ingenuity, water and scenic views.
Brisbane, Queensland
Level 6 Contributor
176 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
“Must see garden in Kanazawa”
Reviewed January 2, 2013

The garden is said to be one of the best Japanese style gardens in Japan. It's located near the Kanazawa Castle, offering picture postcard views that must be experienced. It's a short walk from the central city area.

Visited January 2013
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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Beautiful Garden”
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Still a lot of autumn colours in this lovely garden - you need to spend at least 2 hours or more here and in the spring time it must be absolutely amazing!

Visited December 2012
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Portland, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Get there early in the morning”
Reviewed December 28, 2012

The gardens are magical when they are still empty. Try to get there soon after the gardens open so you have a bit of time to walk around before tour groups start to arrive.

Visited October 2012
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Brisbane, Australia
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130 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
“Worth the visit”
Reviewed November 26, 2012

A beautiful serene laid out garden and its a must see destination if you are in Kanazawa.... and of course it will differ according to the season when you visit

Visited November 2012
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Washington, DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
“Beautiful garden, worth a quiet walk”
Reviewed November 25, 2012

We really loved walking through this garden. It's quite large, beautiful, and peaceful. Our daughter loved running around the paths and looking at the water fountains, shaped bushes, and trees.

Visited September 2012
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