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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  • Very nice place to visit. Very peaceful & tranquil. Easy walk through the garden & a lot to see and take in.  more »
  • The garden is really pretty. It's just a short walk from the tram stop. You wak along a little road selling souvenirs. There is a lot selling kanamon but this is being used a fund raiser to help with ...  more »
  • I keep coming back here every time I'm in Kumamoto. Quiet, peaceful, and so photogenic. To stroll the paths is as good as it gets.  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!
  • A beautiful garden, with well manicured lawns, plenty of coy fish in the water and small shops along the edge.
  • 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.