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Suizenji Jojuen Garden

8-1 Suizenjikoen, Kumamoto 860-0956, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 96-383-0074
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Calm & peaceful place

It is awesome in that once you step into the garden, it seems to dampen the sounds of the city and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Well worth a visit.

Very nice place to visit. Very peaceful & tranquil. Easy walk through the garden & a lot to see and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob M
Borders, United Kingdom
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The Japanese garden I started to make than 1963. In area of about 73,000 square meters and it is a compact in which it is said that Japan's largest garden, rich in spring water from Mt. Aso, and has created a world of different dimension to the urban space. Landscape, is also said to have reproduced the landscape of the Tokaido, including Fuji Gojusantsugi.
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  • Average19%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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8-1 Suizenjikoen, Kumamoto 860-0956, Kumamoto Prefecture
+81 96-383-0074
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It is awesome in that once you step into the garden, it seems to dampen the sounds of the city and you can “feel” the calm and peacefulness of the beautiful garden setting. Accessible from the electric tram. When you get off the tram, look...More

Thank DYA717
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice place to visit. Very peaceful & tranquil. Easy walk through the garden & a lot to see and take in.

Thank Rob M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The garden is really pretty. It's just a short walk from the tram stop. You wak along a little road selling souvenirs. There is a lot selling kanamon but this is being used a fund raiser to help with the rebuilding, please buy. The ticket...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I keep coming back here every time I'm in Kumamoto. Quiet, peaceful, and so photogenic. To stroll the paths is as good as it gets.

Thank H201MNdavidc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not a big garden, but very well planned. Amazing how you could spend over 2 hours in this garden. Every turn is a photo shooting spot. It is easily acessible by tram.

Thank Warren W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Japan is full of beautiful gardens and this is a wonderful example of the peace that the Japanese can carve out of the busiest of cities.

Thank Jonathan W
Reviewed 8 May 2017 via mobile

This is a very beautifull garden and to be honest a must to see. Realy a Jappanese garden in full detail.

Thank jialin1234
Reviewed 4 May 2017

It is a traditional Japanese garden landscaped around a natural spring pond. When we visited the place on a weekday late afternoon, it wasn’t crowded. Hence, one can leisurely stroll in the park to enjoy the greens, water and landscape. Near the park is a...More

Thank LG_Kay
Reviewed 27 April 2017

A beautiful garden located in the heart of Kumamoto city. Take a long stroll alongside the lake, and enjoy the shrine and hilly area with cherry blossoms (when in season)

Thank Shahid K
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

The time taken to build something so beautiful and peaceful is inspiring. Sadly the blossom was just starting can only imagine it in full bloom. Decades of skilled running really paid off.

Thank David D
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Daniel S
Are you able to go on the green hills to take photos?
18 November 2015|
Response from Michel W | Reviewed this property |
No. You can only stay on the paths.