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Yoshikien, Nara

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  • This surprisingly spacious garden is not as well known as the Isuien close by; there were only a few visitors the Sunday afternoon we visited although it is free for foreigners (bring your passports -...  more »
  • Located just off Isui-en Garden, take the door just to the right of entry to find the garden Yoshikien. It would be a shame to miss because the visit is free. The Park is on a human scale and has been a nice break on the morning.
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  • This beautiful garden is simple and serene. For visitors to Japan from other countries, there is no entry fee. Simply show your ID. I have visited in spring and autumn. Both seasons are lovely in this...  more »
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  • Beautiful and serene gardens. We walked through the paths with our boys and they loved the walk. I usually will go to places that I think our 2- and 5-year olds will enjoy and this was a great choice. To our nice surprise, admission is free to foreigners, but the admission is very modest. You can leave your stroller at the entrance. This is a short visit, so plan accordingly.
  • You probably won’t find the Yoshiki-en on your tourist guide about Nara. I did not. I just happened to pass by its humble entrance when I was on the way to Nara’s other major tourist attractions. It was purely by divine providence that I ventured to go beyond that entrance; and it turned out that this little garden was the most memorable place that I had visited in Nara. The photos should speak for themselves. Let’s keep it a secret garden among the ones who will appreciate its beauty.
  • Small but very beautiful Japanese garden. Entrance for the foreigners is free
  • Beautiful manicured garden. 3 unique zones. Free for foreign travellers.
  • Really nice place to sit and relax. Best place to beat the crowd. Free for foreigners.
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