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Yokokan Garden

3-12-1 Hoei, Fukui 910-0004, Fukui Prefecture
+81 776-21-0489
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Peaceful garden

Peaceful and relaxing, the garden is a quiet location amidst a big city. It has a nice path for... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2017
via mobile
Relux and spend your time in comfort

Once entering this good place, You are shut off from noise. You enjoy Japanese traditional style... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
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9 Apr 2017
“Peaceful garden”
11 Oct 2016
“Relux and spend your time in comfort”
3-12-1 Hoei, Fukui 910-0004, Fukui Prefecture
+81 776-21-0489
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Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Peaceful and relaxing, the garden is a quiet location amidst a big city. It has a nice path for meandering through the natural setting, ending with the large pond and house, where you can see the furo and sit on the tatami, enjoying the quiet...More

Thank HonoluluTraveler_9
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Once entering this good place, You are shut off from noise. You enjoy Japanese traditional style garden. Just about 3 dollers, and if you are early bird, you may enter free depending on the season.

Reviewed 17 May 2016

The Yokokan Garden was right next door to our Ryokan. It was empty, or practically so when we got there at 4:30, about 2 hours b4 it closed. Perfect time to just wander the small but pretty garden paths, look at the pond and green...More

1  Thank Kip F
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This small but beautiful Japanese garden is a 10-minute walk from Fukui station, and well worth seeking out. Voted the 3rd best Japanese garden in all of Japan, it is easy to see why when inside. Though compact, it is beautifully landscaped, and has an...More

2  Thank KlapauciusJapan
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Well worth a visit. Is the third best garden in Japan and a great deal of it is the lake. The fish are well used to being fed (you can buy food for them on entry) and it is the first time i have seem...More

2  Thank WorcesterMoray
Reviewed 19 August 2015

The gardens were what you would expect, a little smaller actually. The main attraction is the traditional Japanese house (mansion) that was built on the water. Very interesting!

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 19 May 2015

As soon as you enter the walls of this garden, you`ll feel a sense of peace and relaxation. The staff is really friendly, there are English pamphlets, and it`s a wonderful place to just wander and learn more about the history of Fukui. It is...More

1  Thank Emily B
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Had an hour to kill so I came here to have a wander around. Garden had just opened and the staff were most helpful. Explanation available in english and entry fee of Yen 250 if you don't want to enter the museum which is along...More

2  Thank ichibanwanderer
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Beautiful old garden and house is a beautiful place to watch a tea ceremony, or just to learn about the history of Fukui City. A hidden gem in the centre of the city.

Thank Stuart M
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