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58-1 Hommoku-Sannotani, Naka-ku, Naka, Yokohama 231-0824, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 45-621-0634
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was the high part of our visit to Yokohama. Lotus flowers were blooming but even if they were not this is a great place. We stayed 3 hours. They do a tea ceremony, have eating places and an air conditioned gift shop and museum....More

Thank acrafton1
Reviewed 14 July 2018

This is a traditional & typical Japanese-style garden with ponds & streams that include rambling paths & foot bridges. The crown jewel is a three-storied Pagoda that sits high atop the hill overlooking the grounds that include over 300 cherry blossom trees.

Thank Sus C
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Yokohama is a large, busy, noisy industrial city and port, but at Sankeien Garden all that disappears and you find yourself in this quiet, serene and relaxing park with a pond, rivers, gardens, lush vegetation and a network of walking paths, trails and benches that...More

Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Only a few stops away from Yokohama station, this hundred year old philanthropic garden is absolutely worth a visit. It is 175,000 square meters of serene Japanese garden with a large fish pond, hundreds of different types of trees, and impressive historic Japanese cultural structures...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Every season Sankeien Gardens has so much to offer. I love spring. If you are coming to Yokohama this is one of the place you shouldn't miss. It is not center of town so take a good ride of bus from Yokohama Station till the...More

Thank ruthjap2
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

This place is like magic, it takes you back in time few hundred years in seconds where you start wondering who lived here and what they were doing at that time?; how did they pass there time? Were they happy? They had beautiful creations! Was...More

Thank ShadNZLand
Reviewed 5 July 2018

This is by far the best garden we visited on the entire trip. Because of our love of oriental gardening, it has been on our Bucket List for years. It was great to see one that was so well designed, planned, populated, and maintained. It...More

Thank 1234texas
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Very very traditional garden, worth visiting at any season. I have been there multiple times and enjoyed every moment.

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Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We visited the Garden in Summer and the Gardens looked miraculous... We were greeted warmly by a bank of very keen and knowledgeable local volunteers who had been doing the job for 3yrs and were looking forward to doing it for the indefinite future.... We...More

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Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

We took a taxi to the gardens from our hotel simply because it was time efficient. Love to visit the gardens again in Spring.

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Diane N
13 August 2018|
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Response from acrafton1 | Reviewed this property |
No need to buy tickets in advance. They take credit cards and yen. Allow a few hours to walk around the park. There is a gift shop and museum. Also a few places to get a snack or drinks if you need. Taxis are available... More
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Chrissy D
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Response from aymats | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The entrance fee is 500JPY/person. If you're going to visit Sankeien from Osanbashi International Passenger terminal (search official website osanbashicom), the nearest railway station is JR line's Kannai (15min walk... More
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