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Kokoen Garden, Himeji

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Escape to a sanctuary of natural beauty at Kokoen Garden, a collection of Japanese gardens scattered across the grounds of Himeji Castle. Constructed in 1992, these nine gardens reflect different styles of the Edo Period and welcome visitors looking for a peaceful space to unwind. Spread across 3.5 hectares (8.6 acres), the park contains elegant bridges, flower and bamboo gardens, pristine waterfalls, and a ceremonial teahouse where you can enjoy a cup of traditionally brewed matcha or green tea. The gardens are accessed via a short walk from the castle's main entrance. Take a look at our Himeji trip generator to schedule your visit to Kokoen Garden and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • 早起逛完姬路城後可以順道來好古園用餐,餐點好吃而且環境舒適,當天還遇到當地的插花展覽,可以品味一番。  more »
  • The have a great variety of gardens in just that small area. In just a 1-2 hr walk you can alot of different plants in various Japanese gardens. All are really pretty and are nice and serene to stop f...  more »
  • A garden visit ticket combined with the Castle. Very beautiful gardens all different with unique to each universe. A visit from April if you want to have a few flowering plants.
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