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Sankeien Gardens

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Address: 58-1 Honmoku-Sannotani, Naka-ku, Yokohama 231-0824, Kanagawa Prefecture
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Afternoon stroll in Yokohama

Beautiful garden with many old buildings from different parts of Japan, including a house from Shirakawa-go, where you can climb up into the roof.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful garden with many old buildings from different parts of Japan, including a house from Shirakawa-go, where you can climb up into the roof.

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Metro Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a bit far to reach, but you wouldn't want to leave once you're in there. It's not a garden--it is paradise! The area is vast, very ideal for nature and history buffs as well as for wedding photography. There are shrines, pagodas, bridges, exhibits, snacks, even an elderly granny painting the scenic view. It blew our minds how... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This a beautiful place to visit. The walk around the gardens is very peaceful ( although can get very crowded with tourists) . It is acccessible by public transport ( bus ) and pay entrance fee at gate so no need to pay excessive tour fee. Another must do in Kyoto.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful park, even in winter, peaceful and quiet. The little lake and the plants and benches invite you to relax and enjoy.

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Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took bus number 8 in front of Sakuragichō Station. Paid 220 yen for the fare and the ride took about half an hour. After getting off the bus stop, walked about 10 minutes and that's the entrance of the garden. The entrance is 500 yen and we spent almost 5 hours in it cause there's so much to see.... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tranquil and serene setting with huge pond, flowers, birds...abundance of nature! A good idea is to visit during the blossoming period of your favorite flower.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2017

It worth a visit especially for people who want to enjoy first-hand traditional Japanese architecture and gardening. A tranquil place which will help you travel in a passed area. I am not sure if it would be ideal to visit with a bad weather because it is a heavily outdoor activity.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Sankeien is a stunningly beautiful, traditionally landscaped Japanese garden with authentic Japanese buildings from different moments in time, each a beautiful snap-shot into Japanese history, framed by delicate trees, gentle hills and surrounding a tranquil lake. The traditional restaurant, serving Soba is also wonderful, if, like me you're a fan of traditional Japanese food. A fabulous place to spend a... More 

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South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

The Sankeien Gardens is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. Like most of Japanese gardens it is a very relaxing place. We went there around April last year and there was an azalea bonzai exhibit. There were a few couples having their (wedding?) pictorial. There were benches in the area so you can rest anytime... More 

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Yokohama, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

Kyoto, Nara, or any other histrical romantic old city in Japan we would like to enjoy ? please visit this beautiful garden - any season you will be sure to enjoy beauty

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