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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

Takayuki Murakami @general_artist - 2020-11-26
A view from Ishikawa bridge which connects the Kenrokuen Garden and Kanazawa castle park.
#Ishikawabridge #kanazawa… https://t.co/1JDJqV4UyC
Elena Zapassky @lenazapp - 2020-11-24
Featured Art of the Day: 'Garden Kenroku-en in Kanazawa'. Buy it at: https://t.co/WcKyOsFF2I https://t.co/lLAZfa09J7
MACHIYA INNS & HOTELS (Japan) @MachiyaJapan - 2020-11-18
【Kanazawa Recommendations】Look at how Kanazawa's famous Kenroku-en Garden has completely changed into its autumnal… https://t.co/njQ9xo7uEG
GovVacationRewards @GovVacations - 2020-11-11
#FamousGardens 🇯🇵 🗾 Kenroku-en (Six Attributes Garden) is one of the #ThreeGreatGardensOfJapan and the home of Japa… https://t.co/Q2jAob9U7W
Privileges @TRVLPrivileges - 2020-11-10
#FamousGardens 🇯🇵 🗾 Kenroku-en (Six Attributes Garden) is one of the #ThreeGreatGardensOfJapan & home of Japan's ol… https://t.co/5SxLp7vM0u
Alpha Keeper @Alpha_Keeper_tm - 2020-11-02
Kenroku-en Garden is the first place not to be missed when you travel to Kanazawa. #hotels https://t.co/t0Aj8thg2V via @livingnomads
The premier@マルタ人ダーリンとおくる30代フリーランスライフ @cafe_premier - 2020-11-02
Most extraordinary view at Kouraku-en garden in winter.
No matter what season you go to Kanazawa, a visit to Kenrok… https://t.co/9GwKl9Q5jo
Howard Chin @HowardChin7 - 2020-10-28
@celtic_chick Excellent colours. These smartphones have amazing cameras nowadays. 😍😍. If only I could be in 🇯🇵 and… https://t.co/32EDz3Vd0k
DK Eyewitness @dkeyewitness - 2020-09-25
Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa is one of Japan’s “three great gardens”. Its name means “garden of six qualities”: sp… https://t.co/p998lluem8
Joe Evans @JoeevansJoe - 2020-08-27
@Alan_Measles @TheMontyDon Kenroku-en is a universe in a garden. Extraordinary
Red 🍦 @hardbighotwet - 2020-08-24
I missed Kanazawa soooo bad. It’s the most beautiful city in the word. Full of life, art and with amazing food. Ken… https://t.co/FbIaNlJGmf
Keith Ikoma @keithikoma - 2020-08-11
Vacation Day 2: Kenroku-en, D.T. Suzuki Museum, etc. @ 兼六園 Kenroku Garden https://t.co/ZbglaHJQht
Keith Ikoma @keithikoma - 2020-08-09
Vacation Day 2: Kenroku-en, D.T. Suzuki Museum, etc. @ 兼六園 Kenroku Garden https://t.co/IE5vTHLIrL
Elena Zapassky @lenazapp - 2020-08-01
Featured Art of the Day: 'Garden Kenroku-en in Kanazawa'. Buy it at: https://t.co/WcKyOsXfUg https://t.co/JmLtevdx6G
John Anthony Catubig @jantc1990 - 2020-07-22
ATM #JapaneseStyleOriginator on NETFLIX [EP 4: Japanese garden / Kenroku-en / Tea picking]
Kinng @TheKinng96 - 2020-07-19
#100DaysOfJapan
This is a sight of the Kenroku-en, #Kanazawa, Ishikawa. It is one of the most famous Japanese Gard… https://t.co/bvdRE2RZZ6
Consular Office of Japan in Cairns(ケアンズ領事事務所) @COJinCairns - 2020-07-03
Kenroku-en is a Japanese garden in Kanazawa. It is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan and was developed from t… https://t.co/N05IawgObS
Nila Eslit @nilaeslit - 2020-06-12
If the Kenroku-en best showcases winter, the Koraku-en Garden in Okayama represents the beauty of autumn. Koraku-en… https://t.co/b2DgEfmaw1
Nila Eslit @nilaeslit - 2020-06-12
The Kenroku-en Garden in Kanazawa is one of the Great Gardens of Japan. Developed in the 17th century, the garden h… https://t.co/IoZbJughHJ
SOPLANE NIK 🌈😷🏡 @FlySOPLANE - 2020-05-29
It's Friday again! Any socially distant plans for the weekend?

I shall be gardening again although our garden wil… https://t.co/Glr5UdRUMp
SOPLANE NIK 😷🏡 @FlySOPLANE - 2020-05-29
It's Friday again! Any socially distant plans for the weekend?

I shall be gardening again although our garden wil… https://t.co/Glr5UdRUMp
allrite @allrite - 2020-05-23
My Best of Japan Tour for Mum definitely had to include Kanazawa and its Kenrokuen Garden. #travelmemories #2014… https://t.co/jUE0Yyjdf5
allrite @allrite - 2020-05-19
We were lucky to be able to visit Kenrokuen, Japan's best strolling garden during both the night and the day during… https://t.co/ZO2Isnyskz
BBC Travel @BBC_Travel - 2020-05-14
Kenroku-en is considered one of Japan’s three great gardens – and its perfect natural look takes a lot of human eff… https://t.co/UuyHLAV3E7
DAVID EATON @DavidEatonAssoc - 2020-05-13
The beautiful garden of Kenroku-En requires many dedicated hands to maintain it. Intricate, time consuming and labo… https://t.co/QGp4HQacT0
Elena Zapassky @lenazapp - 2020-05-09
Featured Art of the Day: 'Garden Kenroku-en in Kanazawa'. Buy it at: https://t.co/WcKyOsFF2I https://t.co/7Cnfr70T6B
🕷️ @lcltz - 2020-05-03
@wrathofgnon The first time I went to Japan, I took my first classes in the language right next to the Kenroku-en,… https://t.co/KznZeDUdtK
Japan Society Talks+ @js_TalksPlus - 2020-04-21
This week's video meeting backdrops: Ishikawa Prefecture! Just save these photos. (Higashi Chaya District, Kenroku-… https://t.co/vDBpFiNCRp
The Dragon Trip @TheDragonTrip - 2020-04-09
Kenroku-en is Japan’s most celebrated landscape garden, with ponds and streams, that dates back to the 17th century… https://t.co/fkVPDSagTu
Elena Zapassky @lenazapp - 2020-03-08
I've just added a new artwork, 'Garden Kenroku-en in Kanazawa in rain' to my @artfinder shop via @artfinder… https://t.co/cKjzeT7sTg

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