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Sankeien Gardens

Open today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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58-1 Hommoku-Sannotani, Naka-ku, Naka, Yokohama 231-0824, Kanagawa Prefecture
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+81 45-621-0634
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Reviewed 3 days ago

A lovely garden in all seasons. Great examples of period architecture and a lovely restaurant with great food on grounds. Something for all ages and tastes.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Chris V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A fabulous place to enjoy Japanese heritage, buildings, and culture in a beautiful setting. Pagodas, homes, temples, and buildings of national treasure are all in a situated in a natural beautiful setting. I have gone during every season and always leave refreshed. If no time...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Scott D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We decided to revisit the Sankien Gardens plan on Tuesday morning since we missed them on Sunday. The gardens don’t open until 0900 and five of us (Pam, Sue, Judy, CL and myself) jumped in one of those great Toyota Alfard taxis right from Osanbashi...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CharlesC918
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went in October before cruise started in Yokohama. I was quite disappointed about most of the building are closed for only private use. The garden is well maintained but may be due to season there was no flowers at all. I trust there are...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful, tranquil oasis with lots to see... There are bridges, temples and houses. Spectacular collection of pines ... Wonderful ferns... Superb mature acers.. Don’t be put off by nay sayers who cannot appreciate the subtle beauty of the place.... The autumn colours have yet to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 311austinl
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Perhaps I went there in the wrong season. I was there in early Oct, there's no flowers at all and almost all the buildings are kept for private purpose. I felt like I wasted my time, 700 yen and worst of all got a lot...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018

The day we visited it was raining but this did not effect the walk. We had a free guided tour from a local volunteer it was a really great experience

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Annetta B
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We were there in autumn and it was still very lovely. Peaceful and lots of water features with opportunities for great photos. Easy to travel by bus to get there and brochures in English to give history and other information

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

The gardens are worth visiting even when Summer is virtually over and Autumn hasn’t quite started. We visited on a dull, damp October day and they were still lovely. They are beautifully tended and also include some interesting old buildings which you can enter -without...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Ghenna_12
Reviewed 24 October 2018 via mobile

It is a must see place In Yokohama. The Sankeiren garden is place of scenic beauty. Different flowers bloom according to the season. It also has a three-story pagoda that was built around 550 yeas ago. It is worth to take a walk...

Date of experience: October 2018
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Diane N
14 August 2018|
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Response from acrafton1 | Reviewed this property |
No need to buy tickets in advance. They take credit cards and yen. Allow a few hours to walk around the park. There is a gift shop and museum. Also a few places to get a snack or drinks if you need. Taxis are available... More
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Chrissy D
21 April 2015|
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Response from aymats | Reviewed this property |
Hi, The entrance fee is 500JPY/person. If you're going to visit Sankeien from Osanbashi International Passenger terminal (search official website osanbashicom), the nearest railway station is JR line's Kannai (15min walk... More
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