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Yokokan Garden

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Gorgeous & Peaceful

This is one of my fave places in the city. I like taking a stroll in the garden, sitting in the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
West Caldwell, New Jersey
Peaceful and relaxing

The Yokokan garden is a peaceful location in Fukui city. For just 220 yen you can travel through... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Rita M
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3-12-1 Hoei, Fukui 910-0004, Fukui Prefecture
+81 776-21-0489
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of my fave places in the city. I like taking a stroll in the garden, sitting in the villa watching the koi or reading a book, or having quiet conversations with friends. In the fall & spring, the entire place gets illuminated...More

1  Thank 211sear
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

The Yokokan garden is a peaceful location in Fukui city. For just 220 yen you can travel through time: in the Edo period. A nice path through the​ natural setting with a large pond and house, in the typical Japanese style. The most beautiful part...More

3  Thank Rita M
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A hidden gem in the suburbs near Fukui station, about a 5-10 minute walk from the station via the castle ruins. The grounds are well landscaped, making an impressive traditional Japanese garden with hills, rock ornaments, and a large central pond full of fish. There's...More

3  Thank KlapauciusJapan
Reviewed 13 September 2017

Very nice gardens. Probably best to visit in the spring when a lot of shrubs will be in flower. Interesting walk around and nice buildings which were once a home.

2  Thank WorcesterMoray
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We had a 2-day family trip to Fukui and Gifu in the middle of August. I drove more than 780km in total; about 320km for the first day, and over 460km for the second. On the first day of the trip, we visited Fukui City...More

2  Thank Kwakaku
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Peaceful and relaxing, the garden is a quiet location amidst a big city. It has a nice path for meandering through the natural setting, ending with the large pond and house, where you can see the furo and sit on the tatami, enjoying the quiet...More

1  Thank HonoluluTraveler_9
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Once entering this good place, You are shut off from noise. You enjoy Japanese traditional style garden. Just about 3 dollers, and if you are early bird, you may enter free depending on the season.

1  Thank KKOBE
Reviewed 18 May 2016

The Yokokan Garden was right next door to our Ryokan. It was empty, or practically so when we got there at 4:30, about 2 hours b4 it closed. Perfect time to just wander the small but pretty garden paths, look at the pond and green...More

1  Thank Kip F
Reviewed 24 September 2015

This small but beautiful Japanese garden is a 10-minute walk from Fukui station, and well worth seeking out. Voted the 3rd best Japanese garden in all of Japan, it is easy to see why when inside. Though compact, it is beautifully landscaped, and has an...More

3  Thank KlapauciusJapan
Reviewed 7 September 2015

Well worth a visit. Is the third best garden in Japan and a great deal of it is the lake. The fish are well used to being fed (you can buy food for them on entry) and it is the first time i have seem...More

3  Thank WorcesterMoray
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