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Shukkei-en Garden: Tours & Tickets

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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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Stunningly beautiful gardens. We visited after visiting the Peace Memorial and it was a welcome relief from the crowds and depressing reality of the museum. Worth spending some time here if you can fit it in.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank NotTooFussyToo
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Absolutely beautiful garden with paths to walk through and constructed delights, such as bridges, island for turtles, etc. A perfect way to spend an hour or two after removing morning at Hiroshima memorials.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank GailDez
Reviewed 1 week ago

In our view, this is a must when in Hiroshima. We found the gardens delightful and one of the best of its kind in Japan. The gardens are a representation of a landscape presented in miniature. Mounds represent hills, tress that have been meticulously tended...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank paulandtrish
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely, peaceful garden in the heart of Hiroshima well worth the trip. Only requires a brief visit, but worth it.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Chris H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Breathtaking view and so relaxing! Friendly staff too. Some parts are not wheelchair accessible. They have a souvenir shop too. And they give out discount coupons. The have coffee shops in and out and near the station.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Pochaho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very peaceful and beautiful garden in the heart of the city. Though the cityscape is visible around the garden, Shukkei-en Garden offers wonderful vistas that bring peace and tranquility to ones soul. Nicely maintained.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Passport627380
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely quiet park. Sit or walk, best for those who enjoy gardens. Not a place to rush through and tick off your list. Lots of leaping fish and turtles, beautiful trees and a 200 yr old ginko tree that survived the A-bomb.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank bexirunner
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to go here after visiting the peace park. The garden is just beautiful & so peaceful. You can wander around at your own pace admiring the beautifully maintained trees & garden. A good way to end a day in Hiroshima.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Emp58
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Amazing garden! One of the best i visited in Japan. Well maintained and the signs with a directed route is a nice touch so that you see all areas that the garden has to offer!

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank lukem884
Reviewed 6 October 2019

In Hiroshima for a few days and visited the Shukei-en Garden on a recommendation. Very happy we took the suggestion up. Easy to get to and find of one of the tour bus stops. Spent well over an hour there and could have spent much...More

Date of experience: October 2019
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GregShirCross
22 July 2016|
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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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