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Kenroku-en Garden

Travel Guide - Kenroku-en Garden

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Kenroku-en Garden, first laid out in 1676 and enlarged to its present size of about 10 ha. in the early 1800s, was an outer garden of Kanazawa Castle. It took 180 years to complete. The garden is considered one of the three most beautiful landscape gardens in Japan along with Kairaku-en in Mito and Koraku-en in Okayama.
True to the name of Kenroku, or "Combined Six", it boasts six prominent features, namely, vastness, solemnity, careful arrangement, venerability, coolness (induced by running water) and scenic charm.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 7:00 - 18:00 (March - October 15)
  • 8:00 - 17:00 (October 16 - February)

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 310 yen (General, Adult)
  • 100 yen (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • 10 minutes from JR Kanazawa Station by the #11, 12 or 91 bus. Get off at Kenrokuen-shita Bus stop.

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1, Kenrokumachi, Kanazawa-shi, Ishikawa, 920-0936

TweetsTweets

Laura E. Hall @lauraehall - 2019-02-18
MD’s first stop is, naturally, Kenroku-en (兼六園), a garden that exemplifies the six complementary design attributes… https://t.co/1Boa3s77NU
Anne Bell @Yorkshirebell - 2019-02-16
@TheMontyDon Kenroku-en is my favourite garden in Japan. I have happy memories of it and your programme made me want to return.
Masterpiece of Japan @JapanTraCul - 2019-02-14
Kenroku-en Garden in Ishikawa Prefecture https://t.co/n0nnLa3uGU
TwoForFive @TRT_TwoForFive - 2019-02-05
Made it to Kanazawa. Stumbled into the night festival at Kenroku-en garden! Who else loves Kanazawa?
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かぁりぃ008 @kali_008 - 2019-01-14
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Gilbey Lund @84Gilb - 2019-01-10
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Thanks Japan.com @thxjpn - 2019-01-06
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Thanks Japan.com @thxjpn - 2019-01-04
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Thanks Japan.com @thxjpn - 2018-12-28
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Thanks Japan.com @thxjpn - 2018-12-25
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BonVoyageurs @BonVoyageurs - 2018-12-11
Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa Japan

If you are going to see only one Japanese Garden while touring Japan, this is… https://t.co/BpBjldmZfe
Thanks Japan.com @thxjpn - 2018-12-06
“The place where you can enjoy traditional Japanese cityscapes”. What kind of places do you imagine? People might s… https://t.co/nCgLtndrsK
Anne Bell @Yorkshirebell - 2018-12-04
@AmielWayne You must have been told about the Kenroku-en garden in Kanazawa. That was my favourite.
BonVoyageurs @BonVoyageurs - 2018-12-04
Three happy travelers at the famous Kenroku-en Japanese Gardens in Kanazawa Japan

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Thanks Japan.com @thxjpn - 2018-12-03
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IGR @G_Rexuk - 2018-11-27
Kaiseki Pagoda / #Kenrokuen
This area is said to be where Kenroku-en was first started as a garden in early C17.… https://t.co/lU9UnELtQn
BonVoyageurs @BonVoyageurs - 2018-11-19
Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa is considered one of the three great Japanese Gardens in Japan and is worth a detour… https://t.co/SV9jBBLna0
Carol Williams @CW185 - 2018-11-13
Kenroku-en Gardens in Kanazawa has all 6 classical attributes of a Japanese garden. I can't remember what they are,… https://t.co/PXNuM89odW
Teresa Marinho @teresatmarinho - 2018-11-03
Getting inspired by nature and beautiful japanese gardens. The Kenroku-en garden is one of the oldest and greatest… https://t.co/vVfwQCvaka
Sophie McCarthy ( ソフィー) @sophielmccarthy - 2018-10-23
What a great weekend spent in #Kanazawa! I visited Oyama Shrine, Kanazawa Castle, and the famous garden, Kenroku-en… https://t.co/YIVRyfkEYp
Stayway_Japan @Stayway_japan - 2018-10-11
【Kenroku-en🍁Ishikawa】
The most famous sight in Kanazawa, the Garden of Six Attributes is considered one of Japan's… https://t.co/mNLDBNHpcd
Kevin Milligan @SpyHunter29 - 2018-09-20
The mirror pond of Kenroku-en. (17 May 2018) #tbt #japan #japan2018 #kanazawa #kenrokuen #garden #pond @ Kenroku-en https://t.co/bPq4SnMmYw
No.1 Japan Travel @No1JapanTravel - 2018-09-19
Ritsurin Garden in Takamatsu, Shikoku is often considered one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan and that it sh… https://t.co/2HWkFBci8L
Clay Breshears @ParallelCereal - 2018-09-05
Beautiful morning in Kanazawa. Took a walk through Kanazawa Castle Park and Kenroku-en Garden. Sorta bummed about m… https://t.co/UWyqkwRQ6L
Page-A-Day® @PageADayCal - 2018-09-03
Kenroku-En Garden
Kanazawa, Honshu, Japan

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Joseph Egan @Joseph3gan - 2018-08-28
Kenroku-en, one of the three great gardens of Japan. #garden #japan #igersjapan #kanasawa #visitjapan #igers… https://t.co/48B3bJouDb
Joseph Egan @Joseph3gan - 2018-08-28
Right place, right time!
Kenroku-en garden. This is one of favourite photos from my trip around japan.
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World Love Flowers @worldloveflower - 2018-08-26
Most beautiful Fairytale gardens in the world

✔️ Monet’s Garden at Giverny, France
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Cobie Yo @cobieyo - 2018-08-03
1. Japan.

I want a communal hot spring bath, meditate in a Zen garden, and dine at the counter of a sushi and sas… https://t.co/ekIuP32l5Y
Gene Stanton @GeneStanton - 2018-07-16
Had an amazing day in Kanazawa, a small city on Japan's west coast, where we explored the train station, the samura… https://t.co/2a1LwLlOLw
Japan Hoppers @JapanHoppers - 2018-07-12
The Kenroku-en Garden is located in Kanazawa City and is a typical feudal lord garden from the Edo Era. It was cons… https://t.co/fchCxesGLQ

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