Explore the natural scenery and nooks and crannies in Kenrokuen Garden, a sprawling park that once served as the outer gardens of Kanazawa Castle. Ponds, bridges, and teahouses punctuate the grounds, full of blossoming trees and walking trails. Look for Japan's oldest fountain, which operates via natural water pressure, and for Flying Geese Bridge, made of eleven individual stones that mimic geese flying in formation. A pedestrian way outside the garden's paid entrance is lined with picturesque shops and restaurants. Before you head to Kanazawa, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kanazawa trip maker website , to make sure you see all that Kanazawa has to offer, including Kenrokuen Garden.
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金沢は4回目にして初めて兼六園に行きました。 １枚目の写真は兼六園で一番有名な場所だそうです。 綺麗な場所でした^ ^ ２枚目は噴水ですが、なんと１枚目の写真に写っている池の高さまで水が上がってるんです！ 水位によって高さが変わるそうなので次見たら違う高さかも？ その噴水は３枚目の写真に写っている兼六亭さんの前にありますよ〜 名物じぶそばもオススメです！ more »I went to Kenrokuen for the fourth time in Kanazawa. The first photo is said to be the most famous place in Kenrokuen. It was a beautiful place, but the second one is a fountain, but the water is rising to the height of the pond in the first photo! Because the height seems to change depending on the water level, it might be a different height if I see it next? The fountain is in front of Kenroku-san in the third photo - the famous Jibu soba is also recommended!
日本三名園の１つ、兼六園に行きました。 金沢駅東口からバスで15分程です。 霞ヶ池では、湖に青い空が映っていて非常に綺麗でした。 眺望台は金沢の景色が一望できます。 平日でも観光客が多いので、土日祝はもっと混んでいるかもしれません。 観光客同士助け合えば写真は何枚でも撮れます。 2組くらい外国人観光客の方に写真を撮ってもらい、ちょっとした国際交流ができます笑 階段と砂利の道で少し歩きにくいので、気... more »I went to Kenrokuen, one of Japan's three most famous gardens. It takes about 15 minutes by bus from the east exit of Kanazawa Station. In Kasumigaike, the blue sky was reflected in the lake and it was very beautiful. The view stand offers a panoramic view of Kanazawa. There are a lot of tourists even on weekdays, so saturdays, Sundays and holidays may be more crowded. If tourists help each other, they can take as many photos as they want. About two foreign tourists can take pictures, and a little international exchange is possible lol It is a little difficult to walk on the stairs and gravel roads, so please be careful.
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