Suizenji Jojuen Garden, Kumamoto

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With a lush rolling landscape and fresh clear waters filled with colorful carp, Suizenji Jojuen Garden remains a welcoming sanctuary and authentic example of a traditional Japanese garden. Originally constructed in 1636, the gardens gradually grew to include the Izumi Shrine, a Noh theater, and Kokin-Denju-no-Ma teahouse. The landscaping is said to represent the 53 stations of "Tokaido," a well-known route between Edo and Kyoto. Stroll through delicate foliage, across hills and along the edge of ponds, observing the beauty of the miniature Mount Fuji, a landmark at the heart of the park. Take a look at our Kumamoto trip builder to schedule your visit to Suizenji Jojuen Garden and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Suizen-JI JoJu Park is seems to be garden built by the Kumamoto Lord Hosokawa over 80 years from 1636. Including Mt. Fuji that mimics the big pond, green, beautiful spring cherry blossoms. Have many Torii Gates line at the Inari Shrine, and Mairi. You can taste the atmosphere in the old building that expresses while enjoying the tea. I think it's the perfect place to take a leisurely.
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  • Not a big game garden, but is beautiful. Very serene and peaceful place. Sip some green tea and eat some mochi in the atami syle tea house, you can do some meditation there.  more »
  • The gardens were lovely. Lucky there were cherry blossoms blooming and not too many people. A lovely place to spend an hour or two. Serene and stunning.  more »
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  • I've never seen a garden quite like Suizenji Jojuen Garden- it is so beautiful! The hills are yellow at this point in the year, but the contrast of the yellowed grass against the immaculately shaped trees was just stunning. The water in the natural spring pond is so clear and you'll see plenty of ducks and big koi fish having a swim about in the water. There is a small entrance fee to go into the garden- if you have a 1 day tram pass you will be able to get a 10% discount off the admission price!
  • You can feed birds and fish here, or just spent wonderful hours to enjoy the sunshine🌞
  • A garden with nice small hills and trees. But to expensive.
  • Very good scenic spots,full of strong regional characteristics and the various culture ,recommend place.
  • Very beautiful and tranquil garden to spend an afternoon.