Kenrokuen Garden, Kanazawa

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Explore the natural scenery and nooks and crannies in Kenrokuen Garden, a sprawling park that once served as the outer gardens of Kanazawa Castle. Ponds, bridges, and teahouses punctuate the grounds, full of blossoming trees and walking trails. Look for Japan's oldest fountain, which operates via natural water pressure, and for Flying Geese Bridge, made of eleven individual stones that mimic geese flying in formation. A pedestrian way outside the garden's paid entrance is lined with picturesque shops and restaurants. Before you head to Kanazawa, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kanazawa trip maker website , to make sure you see all that Kanazawa has to offer, including Kenrokuen Garden.
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  • One of the attractions of the city and aledaño Castle. The joint entrance is 500 yen. A wonder as they work the forms of trees and shrubs. In early spring, you can see the blossoming of plum and cherry.
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  • One of the top three gardens in Japan and deservedly so. Make sure you take the time to stroll around and soak it all in. At the end of the garden is the traditional crafts museum which is also worthw...  more »
  • Using the guide was in the benefits of visiting a JTB tour and 5-year-old 0-year-old child. Departs from the drop view Pavilion, are tired of the children in the 30 minute guide to think when Guide and very light, clear it of families including children to talk about impressed all of us. Three out of four adults 2 second, third and 6 park visitors could all new discoveries and, by using the Guide, is really good. Good times, tired children enjoyed garden walks, and, as was impressed by the grandeur of the 6 Park. Difference are everywhere, but cannot walk in the stroller. It might be better was rather wide. We stayed at Hotel mount Swan road the next morning, I went to take a walk early in the morning. Bathed in the Sun but cold with scattered among and 6 garden, become very Holy and peaceful feeling. And enthusiasm always seemed to be local people who are passing and the Kanazawa I came to love.
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