Hello Japan - Japan Travel Guide

Kenroku-en Garden

Travel Guide - Kenroku-en Garden

InformationInformation

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

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

https://t.co/92rKIKZvRchttps://t.co/JWOqpkZBQA
Thanks Japan.com @thxjpn - 2018-12-03
“The place where you can enjoy traditional Japanese cityscapes”. What kind of places do you imagine? People might s… https://t.co/0BRzBLChOh
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

One of the few Japanese cities to escape World War II air raids, Kanazaw… https://t.co/RZcjvu3hGa
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.
#garden… https://t.co/Blmd9TefDi
World Love Flowers @worldloveflower - 2018-08-26
Most beautiful Fairytale gardens in the world

✔️ Monet’s Garden at Giverny, France
✔️ The Gardens of the Alhambra,… https://t.co/h5t1J9arpR
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
phototravelz.com @phototravelzcom - 2018-07-11
https://t.co/1N2IvVp4E0 Kenroku-en - one of the most famous scenic #Japanese gardens, located in the city of Kanaza… https://t.co/vXhueBGvgc
Margaret Pilewicz @mpilewicz - 2018-07-05
Fourth cruise stop, Kanazawa! Highlights of this city include: another samurai house, Kenroku-en garden, matcha ice… https://t.co/6hv2UJzkxT
Ruzwana Bashir @ruzwana - 2018-07-02
Kenroku-en garden, named after the six attributes of a perfect landscape: spaciousness, seclusion, artifice, antiqu… https://t.co/puikYSN2eJ
Japanese Beauty @JapaneseBeauty2 - 2018-06-25
#Kenroku-en (兼六園, Six Attributes Garden), located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan, is an old private garden. Along wit… https://t.co/c2yhH0rLuP
Gary Luscombe @GaryLuscombe1 - 2018-06-08
A statue of the semi-legendary prince Yamato Takeru in Kenroku-en garden, Kanazawa.

He and his twin brother were s… https://t.co/PgO7c1N5pq
Gary Luscombe @GaryLuscombe1 - 2018-06-08
A statue of the semi-legendary prince Yamato Takeru in Kenroku-en garden, Kanazawa.

He and his twin brother were s… https://t.co/f532QNusUv
Izadi Egizabal @IzadiEgizabal - 2018-06-06
Visiting Kenroku-en (兼六園 - Six Attributes Garden), the most beautiful garden in Japan! Gonna have to agree, it's SO… https://t.co/HnbmHZRROC
Garden Heritage @Garden_Heritage - 2018-06-05
Kenroku-en, the ‘Six Attributes’ garden, in Kanazawa, Japan: https://t.co/WKzU3gAosR. Chinese literature suggests t… https://t.co/1jJV6lE30H
shinji☆羽ppy生sパーソンCi @shinjistarxx - 2018-06-01
zuzu talking about how he wants to go to kenroku-en just threw me forcefully back into the Japanese class i took 1s… https://t.co/xfzCHKaltR
taka @taka_fuku_hello - 2018-05-26
Kenroku-en in Kanazawa is one of the three noted gardens in Japan 😄It's so beautifu garden‼️ https://t.co/7ziC8ys1Ah
RyotaNarumi @r_narumi1 - 2018-05-06
title: Kenroku-en garden before dawn.
url: https://t.co/vaZNWZC5BH
<—tag—>
#instagram
#photography
#photo… https://t.co/A9KRpOzz2S
Meridian Travel @meridianrosanna - 2018-04-22
We have been very lucky with the weather so far on our tour of Japan. Today we started in the Ochimo market and th… https://t.co/vOUvmEyVKy

Notes

Information
Basic information about traveling to Kenroku-en Garden.
Opening Hours
Opening hours of Kenroku-en Garden.
Closed
Closed days or periods of Kenroku-en Garden.
Price / Entrance Fee
Price of the entrance ticket or other fees for Kenroku-en Garden (if applicable).
Access / Public Transport
How to get to Kenroku-en Garden with public transportation.
Related Links
Official website of Kenroku-en Garden or other related pages.
Address / Location
Address and map of Kenroku-en Garden.
Recommended
List of other recommended sightseeing spots.
Tweets
Tweets related to Kenroku-en Garden.