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Kenroku-en Gardern

Along with Kairakuen in Mito City and Korakuen in Okayama City, Kenrokuen is one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan, where the characteristics of the "Kaiyurinsen" Style from the Edo Period still remains inside the garden today. Kenrokuen was built by the 5th lord of the Kaga Clan Tsunanori in 1676 (Enbo 3), and it took about 170 years to finish. Kenrokuen, meaning "having six factors", was given the name because of the 6 attributes that bring out the perfect landscape of the garden: spacious, tranquility, artificial, antiquity, water fountains and magnificent view from the mountain. It has many attractions such as the lanterns, Gankobashi Bridge and the Kasumigaike Pond. One can also enjoy the beautiful sceneries of the four seasons such as Cherry blossoms, Iris fields, autumn foliage and Yukitsuri.


Kenrokumachi1-4, Kanazawa-shi






Adult - 310 JPY, under 18 - 100 JPY


7:00 - 18:00 (Mar. 1 - Oct. 15)
8:00 - 16:30 (Oct. 16 - Feb 28)


Open all days


JR Kanazawa Stn. /Bus/15-min. ride
/Kenrokuen-shita Stop/1-min. walk



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