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Ritsurin Garden is a superb cultural asset that conveys the characteristics of the daimyo strolling gardens that were typically seen in the 17th and 18th century. A daimyo strolling garden is a type of traditional Japanese garden in which ponds and...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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1-20-16 Ritsurincho, Takamatsu 760-0073, Kagawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Is one of the most famous historical gardens in Japan. Built in 1625 during the daimio of Ikoma Takatoshi completed by the lord Yoritaka in 1745. Take a look at the pines trees, their branches are elaborately trimmed. A nice place to take a picture...More

Thank Anjes P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very large and beautiful garden. Should not be missed if visiting Takamatsu. Very easy to go there either from city center or airport.

Thank Camper793153
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's the biggest and famous garden in Japan. Constitutes mainly of Pins. Very clean and easy to walk around.

Thank Noutcha E
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say that hasn't been said about Ritsurin Garden? It's just the most beautiful garden in Japan. Yes, one tip: it's better to visit it early in the morning. The garden was designed so that most spots and landscapes be seen looking West....More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park opened at 5:30 in August and we arrived at 6:30. The park itself is tranquil and arriving early makes it extra tranquil. The lady at the ticket booth spoke ok English and gave clear instruction so we could finish seeing the highlights before...More

Thank Chung L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you google Takamatsu, this park is basically the first impression you will get. I totally understand now. It is a lovely place to stroll around, take some pictures, or go on a boat tour. You can also sit and relax in a teahouse. Don't...More

Thank CTGS2016
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of Takamatsu best known tourist spots, but having said that is definitely worth spending a few hours walking around and enjoying the wonderful views there are in the garden. I would allow at least a couple of hours as it is bigger...More

Thank Jeremy D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful strolling garden that seems much larger than it is. You travel through many varied landscapes. Excellent cafes and places to rest on the way.

Thank Mark A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a hot and muggy day when we visited the garden. Very worthwhile the trip. Unfortunately it was very difficult to get a taxi back to the hotel, for there were none, not even on the main streets. Luckily a bus stop was near...More

Thank yuenry
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited Ritsurin Garden in the end of December, the garden still very beautiful and worth to visit even without flowers or maples. I am planning to visit it again in the sakura season or the maple season.

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