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Kenrokuen Garden

1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-234-3800
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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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  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
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1-1 Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937, Ishikawa Prefecture
+81 76-234-3800
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Kenrokuen is one of Japan’s top three most beautiful gardens. The garden’s scenery was spectacular. It included traditional ponds, fountains, waterfalls, stone bridges, lanterns, tea houses and all sorts of amazing trees.

Thank ericdallemagne
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The garden is perfectly mainteined with no plant grewing in the wrong place. The trees are hand-trimmed leaf after leaf. Inside the garden there are little rivers and ponds as well as a tea house were people can take a rest. Take your time to...More

Thank zozopy
Reviewed 3 days ago

No matter what season, this is one of Japan's treasures. You won't regret a visit! My favorite is Cherry Blossom time, but I've seen it in every season and never been disappointed.

Thank LyninPhilly
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We really enjoyed the visit of the gardens. They are beautiful with a lot of different scenarios and landscape to discover.

Thank sfrank1967
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dont expect too much from your visit to this garden. It is hot and full of tourists. Nothing to get overly excited about....

2  Thank Erik K
Reviewed 1 week ago

Plenty of photographic spots. Easy walking. Amazing old trees. Large central pond. Went in summer - fall should be amazing.

Thank daddio2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

Totaly worth it, do not hesitate 1 sec to see this garden if you're passing by! This garden is a masterpiece of beauty in his construction, and a very relaxing place. It's better to visit it on a sunny day if you can, of course....More

Thank Pierre G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and wife went there on 2nd week of april. The sakura are all in full bloom! Altough the weather is cold, we really enjoyed the view. Seeing how happy my wife around the sakura trees is priceless! The sakura trees at the west gate...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The park is very beautiful and I think you can visit it throughout the year. It is even better if you take time to scroll along without hurry. The entrance fee is 300 yen.

Thank MingWai
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the gardens early morning and thoroughly enjoyed wandering around before too many other tourists arrived. The gardens are really beautiful, exceptionally well maintained, definitely should be on anyone's itinerary for a visit to Kanazawa.

Thank DMSG62
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23 July 2017|
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Response from kitsuko | Reviewed this property |
The Diamond Princess is the largest cruise ship that uses Kanazawa port at 115,000+ tons. Because of this I think it uses the Ohama Wharf and not the Tomizu Wharf, where the smaller cruise ships dock. Ohama is on the north... More
12 January 2017|
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Response from imbidders | Reviewed this property |
Nope no bikes allowed. But you can park your bicycle outside the garden. But the town itself is walkable.
11 January 2017|
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Response from miniscot | Reviewed this property |
I didn't know the answer but I see someone else has replied with that. However, if you have the choice, get there early. It was very busy when we visited mid morning and hard to experience the tranquility. Have a nice time.