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Kenrokuen Garden

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Address: 1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937, Ishikawa Prefecture
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This beautiful park contains one of the top three celebrated gardens in...

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.

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Beautiful and quiet

Strolling through this well-kept garden is a quiet experience, even though you're not alone. The view to the mountains and the city is great, and while we were here, a lot of... read more

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Strolling through this well-kept garden is a quiet experience, even though you're not alone. The view to the mountains and the city is great, and while we were here, a lot of geisha's took pictures of them selves and each other - and everyone else got pictures of them as well.

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Nagano, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great garden, a MUST see number one in Kanazawa Probably one of the top 5 garden of Japan Beautiful landscape.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I did not expect this garden to be as beautiful. The landscape was stunning. Big trees and ground covered with a lot of moss. It is near the castle on the top of the hill, so you get an added bonus of the city view from the height. We were very lucky to get the glimpse of first sakura blossom... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This garden is in the heart of Kanazawa. It is close to Kanazawa castle. The decoration of the garden and tree is superb. The view is spectacular. Highly recommend for visit.

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Kenrokuen Garden is a historical and cultural heritage as one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan. Landscape of this garden arranged with ponds, spring, hills, tea house, and trails alongside beautiful trees and flowers. In Japan, the concept of gardening means eternal life, perpetual youth and longevity. Here in Kenrokuen, you can feel that spirit flow through these... More 

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Bodø, Norway
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The garden layout was beautiful, and very scenic. Lying just across from the castle, it's a natural stop. We visited in march so sadly only the plum trees were in bloom. I can imagine it looking immensely beautiful during cherry blossom season!

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Launceston, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful garden has many pockets of slender to wander around and discover. it is in close vicinity to the galleries and craft centre . It is well worth a visit and needs no booking . the Loop bus takes you right tot the gate . The blossom garden and the lake are truly spectacular .

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a few hours wandering around the gardens, so much to see and photograph opportunities are plentiful. There are a couple of places to get food and drink and to shelter if it rains. There is also a Japanese tea house if you wish to take part in a tea ceremony.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit with my wife and it was totally out of my expectation!!! I was thought that it is a very small and normal garden, but it was amaze me and my wife with so many fantastic view and flower!!! Some more when the time i was there it is SNOW!!!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

WOW, there is so much going on in this garden. A beautiful place to wander around and lose yourself for a little while. It’s not too big either so you won’t run yourself down trying to cover it all. Loved it here.

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