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Shukkei-en Garden

2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-221-3620
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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.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“koi carp” (15 reviews)
“fish food” (8 reviews)
“large pond” (6 reviews)
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2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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+81 82-221-3620
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"koi carp"
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"fish food"
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"large pond"
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"feed the fish"
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"art museum"
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"cherry blossoms"
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"busy city"
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"hiroshima castle"
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"full bloom"
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"minute walk"
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"atomic bomb"
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"well worth the visit"
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Without a doubt, If you love taking pictures then this is your place. Is a wondrous environment which is very peaceful, historic in nature and absolutely stunning with a thoughtful layout which combines the traditional gardens we've been accustomed to seeing in Japan with beautiful...More

Thank Ajay P
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I went to Shukkeien Garden on a very wet September day. There were plenty of mosquitoes so if you go on a rainy day make sure to bring plenty of bug spray! I'd also recommend wearing light comfortable clothes and comfortable shoes in Hiroshima in...More

Thank Laura O
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A hallmark of bustling Japanese cities is the abundance of secluded gardens that offer a respite from the intensity of big city life. And although Shukkei-en isn’t the most stunning garden in Japan, there is something poignant about standing on a hill looking over a...More

Thank WilliamWillieWilson
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

What a beautiful garden to wander around. Worth spending the hundred yen to buy food to feed the koi and turtles. Lots of both in the lake and they happily eat the pellets. Gardens themselves are like all the Japanese gardens - meticulously and thoughtfully...More

Thank Simroch
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Very beautiful and peaceful garden. Nice place to take a walk. Good idea to but food for the fish and turles (at the entrence). They have university student discount!

Thank LineFS
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, serene garden located in the city. Very nice landscaping. Large ponds with koi fish and turtles. Easy to lose track of time. Highly recommend.

Thank so_pretty_in_purple
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Reviewed 1 week ago

There are two routes to tour this beautiful garden. One takes longer around 1 hour and the other is around 20 minutes. Recommend visitor to take the longer route as there is a lot more to see. This place can be easily reach by the...More

Thank Rad0802
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After 3 weeks in Japan, we were a bit "gardened out", but it was on our way back from seeing a movie soooo what the heck ... And it turned out to be one of our favorites. I think this is due to its compact...More

Thank Matt_from_SF
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited the garden in June after visited the Hiroshima Castle as it is just next to it. Although I learn from the internet that hydrangea can be seen in June but I was not aware it is in such full bloom in this garden....More

Thank irisktt0
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been to Hiroshima many times but this is the first time I have visited these gardens. They are superb and soo well maintained. Spent a couple of hours there enjoying the peacefulness and beautifull surroundings. A lovely feature of the gardens is the big...More

Thank roy v
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GregShirCross
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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
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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
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