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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  • We were fortunate that during our visit to Kanazawa the garden was open for its winter night time viewing, complimentary to enter, and while you are restricted to a certain path, it’s magical to...  more »
  • Walked over from Kanazawa Castle Park, and paid a small fee to enter this garden. Great location for photography as we saw tourists and even locals dressed in kimono here (we saw kimono rental shops.....  more »
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