Chiran Samurai Residence Garden, Minamikyushu

#1 of 6 in Historic Sites in Minamikyushu
Wander around Chiran Samurai Residence Garden, a picturesque manicured environment preserved for over 250 years. Explore what lies behind high, hedge-topped walls, a hidden world steeped in history, unblemished by modern day scenes. Made up of seven gardens, each was designed by gardeners brought in specially from Kyoto in the 17th century, with the intention of the garden being viewed from the houses above. Sadly, this cannot be done, as the houses are still occupied, but you still have the freedom to explore each of the seven individual gardens in your own time, viewing intricately pruned trees and shrubs, and the ancient defensive walls. Work out when and for how long to visit Chiran Samurai Residence Garden and other Minamikyushu attractions using our handy Minamikyushu trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • On the way to ibusuki, takes so I went. You could taste the atmosphere of quite a walk. I think all had to walk too good. It was hard to go back to the parking lot. If vacant, crossed the bridge of the Samurai away and parking is available, turn it on until the last minute. (I got a parking lot along the road) enjoyed watching the drama and pretty much used as a filming location for a different meaning. Next, let's go to the chiran Peace Park the kettle lid shrine. Mt. kaimondake scenic drive.
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  • Chiran and say suicide attack base image is strong, but was originally a samurai of the Satsuma clan town, and the beautiful obsolete. You can visit the beautiful gardens influenced by Ryukyuan culture is seen seven Samurai residence grounds are exposed in the bukeyashiki-Dori overlooking mother-Dake.
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  • During the Edo period it was placed outside Castle in the Satsuma clan. Lined with Samurai said with about 270 years of history on the street. Entrance fee was required.
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  • Impressing samurai resident. Concentrated in one narrow street. Such kind of gardens hard to see in other samurai colony
  • “Noble Samurai Houses & Gardens” The samurais have a reputation of being calm and in a zen like state and it's no wonder with these beautiful gardens and houses they lived in they are so peaceful and so well groomed, from the moment you walk into these gardens there's and feeling of nostalgia and nobility, I wish that I could have a small replica garden like these (food for thought).
  • Beautiful and serene. Unspoiled by busloads of tourist
  • Must see in chiran
  • If you look down the road, I see a big expectations and no big deal thing. Less than the size of the House. If you are the only one to go this way. The root is largely confined to omitting the recommendations
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