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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  • Was a 2nd visit, as our 1st time they had the pond empty (yearly maintenance - pick your visit's timing). This time it was a perfect sunny day, cool and clear skies. Fantastic all-round gardens from.....  more »
  • I was quite impressed with this place. Very cohesive and pretty greens everywhere. I can just picture how stunning this place is when it's cherry blossom season.  more »

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