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Shikina-en Garden

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421-7 Maaji, Naha 902-0072, Okinawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

This was the former residence of the royal Ryukyu royal family since around 1800, and the grounds reflect in their wish to get away from city life and relax there. Which is why the gardens were designed to provide flowering arrangements throughout the four seasons....More

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Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

I went there during summer. The area is not very big and was easy to walk around. Beautiful garden but unfortunately too many mosquitoes in the shaded areas. Remember to bring mosquitoes repellent when you visit!

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Reviewed 25 August 2018

Grounds beautifully landscaped ;several stone arch bridges around pond; several small islands. the floral blossoms vary with the seasons; favorite attraction & busy with tourists

Thank Geraldine F
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The original garden of royalty where the King and his family would entertain. The timeless grounds are well landscaped circular garden paths with a variety of stone arch bridges around a pond with several small islands. The garden's ambience and floral blossoms vary with the...More

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Reviewed 2 June 2018

I ended up just having a quick look here as I had several other places to see on the same day and very limited time. The gardens are attractive but not really anything spectacular.

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

This place is very tranquil and includes a picturesque lake, several bridges and some nice buildings. Try to time your visit so that you are there when no tour buses arrive and better photo opportunities will arise.

Thank Bernard R
Reviewed 4 April 2018

Got lost in Naha and found this place by accident. It was a nice discovery. I love Feudal Japan History. I am not sure if the structures are that old but they are very nice to see. I love the construction and the romanticism they...More

Thank Lawrence E
Reviewed 17 December 2017

These beautiful gardens were once part of the Shuri Castle complex but are now located less than a mile from the center of the castle. The site has been designated a World Heritage Site and it is easy to see why once you see them....More

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Reviewed 8 October 2017

中国と日本、そして沖縄ならではの建築様式や資材が絶妙に組み合わさった庭園です。歴史的な建築様式美を除くと、これと言った特徴があまりない回遊式庭園ですが、それは見どころを作るのではなく心を落ち着かせるための庭園であることがわかります。那覇市街地からやや離れたところにあるため、市街地の喧騒も聞こえません。御殿でゆっくり座り、庭を眺めながら心を落ち着かせるのもいいかもしれません。 It is a historical garden where the architectural style and materials of Japan, Ryukyu, and China have mixed exquisitely. Although it is a circuit style garden that there are no other features besides those, it is not a garden for the sightseeing, but a...More

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Reviewed 5 July 2017

This is a beautiful garden with a nice big pond and fantastically placed quaint little buildings placed all of the garden. Original people were the Sho family and they headed up the Ryūkyū Kingdom. I walked to this place from the Shuri Hilton Hotel and...More

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