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Shichiku Garden

107 Nishi4sen, Biecho, Obihiro 080-2106, Hokkaido
+81 155-60-2377
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Yes - Understand the Story First

I want to strongly second WayChai's review and say that we saw Akiyo Shichiku's story on this... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2017
Sarah B
Understand the story of the Garden and you'll appreciate it.

Some might complained that this garden is unmanaged or not organzied. Well, you have to understand... read more

Reviewed 21 June 2017
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  • Poor9%
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107 Nishi4sen, Biecho, Obihiro 080-2106, Hokkaido
+81 155-60-2377
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

I want to strongly second WayChai's review and say that we saw Akiyo Shichiku's story on this travel show called "Journeys in Japan" last year and that inspired us to visit her garden - and nearly all other Garden Path sites around Hokkaido this June....More

Thank Sarah B
Reviewed 21 June 2017

Some might complained that this garden is unmanaged or not organzied. Well, you have to understand the story behind this Garden. The real "star" of this garden is the old lady who started this garden. She planted all the plants after her husband died. She...More

1  Thank WayChai
Reviewed 25 July 2016

On our summer "flower" trip to Hokkaido, this was a favorite farm stop. Mrs. Shihiku, a widow at 62 mourned her husband's death and was iin a deep depression for five years until she purchased 15 acres and started this farm which hs become a...More

1  Thank sharkisland
Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

The garden is not well managed. Kind of messy. All sort of flowers are planted together with lots of wild grass. It should be better managed by its name in the book.... Quite disappointed.

3  Thank NC850209
Reviewed 11 March 2016

This is a beautiful place to visit, I really enjoyed the Japanese Gradens, we see any squirrels though there were a few eldely folk enjoying the gardens too.

1  Thank Joyeeta B
Reviewed 15 October 2014

The most "kawaii" of the gardens I visited, I found this to be an amazing example of how to keep colour and vibrance in the garden through to mid October.. There were butterflies, bees and birds humming, singing and fluttering due to the incredible amount...More

3  Thank twets
Reviewed 24 October 2011

Pleasant 'English-style' (or maybe French?) garden worth visiting if you are in the area.

1  Thank Skakagrall
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