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Shukkei-en Garden

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This 17th-century miniature landscape garden was restored after its destruction in 1945, and contains a pond, streams, islets and bridges.
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2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-221-3620
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All reviewskoi carpfish foodfeed the fishlarge pondart museumbusy citycherry blossomshiroshima castlefull bloomminute walkatomic bombcouple of hourswell worth the visitjr passbeautiful parkturtlestrees
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful garden to scroll around for some time. Every season it will be different. I sat there for one hour quietly. Nice weather is an advantage.

Thank RieksLok
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful garden that is worth taking time to slowly walk around. There are places to sit and ponder, the fish leap from the water, it was raining when we were there so it was extra beautiful. Simple, delightful

Thank KymMarie220
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A beautiful garden in the middle of the city, it has been rebuilt following the bomb and shows what was left of the garden just after the explosion. A stroll through took us an hour but if you are short of time 20 mins would...More

Thank SJP1959
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Like the title says this garden was up there as the top garden we visited in japan. Not only was it so so pretty, we also really enjoyed feeding the fish and turtles! They come right up to you for the food!😀😀

Thank Rachael S
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We took a walk in the garden and spent about 2 hours in the garden. The garden comprises of a big koi pond, Japanese bridges and pavilions. There is a variety of flowers.

Thank HPJ1
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Lovely park to walk through after a tiring journey on the train. The park is a collection of mini sceneries that capture what the Japanese countryside might have looked like centuries ago as designed by the emperors. The lake in the middle is filled with...More

Thank Rachel B
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Visited in late July so not too many things flowering. the gardens are laid out beautifully with paths that meander around a lake with Bridges and small islands. When you enter the gardens there is a shop buy some fish food for the koi and...More

Thank Doug9662
Reviewed 26 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this park end of July and even in the sweltering heat of 34C degrees we stayed for about an hour! We would have stayed longer if it was cooler. Beautiful bridges, pond and path to walk with many rest spots overlooking beautiful scenery....More

Thank raykz
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

One of the prettiest parks I ever visited. Each corner brought to perfection... the way nature intended

Thank IvanElIvanko
Reviewed 24 July 2018

This is the park where gils come to be photographed when they have their coming out party at 21. this is the park where lovers stroll and families come to enjoy the scenery. It has bridges and Gazebos and all kinds of flora and Koi....More

Thank Rifky K
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Response from Marta E | Reviewed this property |
You can get a combination ticket that with Himeji Castle at the window ...I believe it was 650 yen
2 April 2016|
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Response from Marta E | Reviewed this property |
The café closes at 1600 so if they hold your luggage..be sure to pick it up by then! Or you can have any of the Japanese luggage companies like Black Cat or another mail your luggage to your next location in Japan even most... More