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Japanese Garden

Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
+32 11 23 52 00
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Japan a little closer

This garden is relatively young, by Japanese standards, but really nice. I guess it depends on what... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
jo s
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Houthalen, Belgium
Beautiful garden

Beautiful garden to have a stroll on a sunny afternoon. You can buy food for the fish at the... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Wendy D
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Hasselt, Belgium
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
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“tea ceremony” (9 reviews)
“koi fish” (7 reviews)
“city centre” (4 reviews)
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Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
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+32 11 23 52 00
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"nice pictures"
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"ideal place"
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"fish food"
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"enjoy nature"
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This garden is relatively young, by Japanese standards, but really nice. I guess it depends on what part of the year you visit. They also organize a lot of activities, exhibitions an so one. A nice day out.

Thank jo s
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Beautiful garden to have a stroll on a sunny afternoon. You can buy food for the fish at the entrance, fun for the kids to see all of the lovely fish come up to eat. It is not a very big garden, but there are...More

Thank Wendy D
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Reviewed 31 October 2017

Japanese Gardens is an unexpected oasis at a hidden spot of Europe. It offers a glimpse of traditional Japanese zen garden atmosphere, not so different from those in Kyoto. The architecture, scenery and the maturely settled well-planned garden is definitely worth seeing. It was surprising...More

Thank Burcu A
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

Visiting this garden, an oasis of green just on the outskirts of Hasselt, is an evocation of what Japanese garden should be, on a smaller scale; admire the nice plant arrangements, the water ponds and waterfalls, and see over 100 koi in various ponds; I...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

The colours were beautiful and the area was stunning, well worth a visit if you want to feel relaxed and calm.

Thank James L
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The Japanese gardens are very beautiful this time of year, bathing in gorgeous autumnal colours. The lovely tea house can only be admired from outside, but you are allowed to enter the bigger ceremonial house, Korokan. The dragon gate waterfall is very soothing, and you...More

Thank Knutselelfje
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

We visitid the Japanese garden in springtime and the blossoms of the trees and bushes were very beautiful. It was also a very relaxing environment.

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Reviewed 29 August 2017

This is a place of zen & tranquility. A must for everyone who could use a few hours of relaxing when visiting this region, my home!

Thank JGADV
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

This is a lovely place to visit, it is well kept but not overly so and it was quite reassuring to see they have problem plants as well. There are many attractive acers which will be worth another visit in the autumn. The lake has...More

Thank Derek B
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

We visited the Japanese Garden during the Nocturne 'Obon Matsuri' on August 16th. This nocturne takes places from 6 PM till 11 PM. There is a evening market with shops and food stands, a Taiko performance, Wishes Incineration at the pond and fireworks. There is...More

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