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. See Kenrokuen Garden and all Kanazawa has to offer by arranging your trip with our Kanazawa trip itinerary builder.
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  • August 17, 2017
    Teien garden in Japanese style in Jin 沢cheng Yes, suriel equivalent is not great! Here is full of green oil plant, but common! I would like to participate in the future if the winter view image: comparison a bit
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  • August 17, 2017
    The guide announced one of the 3 most beautiful gardens in the Japan, I saw most of the foam and foam. Many gardens of Kyoto, certainly smaller, more convinced me. So the walk is nice, there are pretty pictures to take, but in the month of August is far from being the promised Rapture. Note that it is accessible with the JR Bus which toured the main points of interest of Kanazawa (not from the train station), so free with your JR Pass.
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  • August 17, 2017
    For the first time and went to 6. Is coming because it was during the Bon period was more crowded. During this season of autumn is coming back.
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The well-preserved castle town of Kanazawa has a good range of accommodations, with the most popular among them sitting in tall modern blocks overlooking the historical areas of town, or the more commercial parts. Look to the west of the castle grounds for some particularly well-positioned options, offering urban views, spas, pools, and restaurants. North-west from here, close to the main train station, you'll find a good selection of slightly simpler options in tall blocks, while the residential districts across the city house simple guesthouses and the odd hostel.
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