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Marunouchi, Kanazawa 920-0937, Ishikawa Prefecture
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Reviewed 18 December 2018 via mobile

A big park with the majestic Kanazawa Castle in the foreground. Though is winter, the autumn color adds charm to the entire park. The ground is pretty big. Do set aside one to two hours to take a slow stroll in the park.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 5 December 2018 via mobile

The autumn leaves time is such a beautiful time to visit Kanazawa Castle area. It includes few parks, small and large. Admission of Kanazawa Castle Park is free. Have 3-4 hours to enjoy it. Do not forget your camera)

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eugene V
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

The actual palace was never built again after It was destroyed. The only portion left was the look it area. You have to pay to go in. Not really worth it There is a free English guide. 30min to explain. Well worth It to engage...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jameslky1
Reviewed 21 November 2018

Visited here as part of our Essence of Japan tour with Titan. It was a lovely garden to stroll around during November 2018. The sun was shining and it was nice and warm. The pools reflected the autumnal colours of the trees too. I wish...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 427ccfcfan
Reviewed 15 November 2018

A huge garden with many different areas. Lovely ponds and beautiful trees and plants. Plenty of Cafes and rest areas. Views over Kanazawa. Lovely touristy shops on the outer street.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 3heather
Reviewed 30 October 2018

This is a lovely park surrounded by imposing walls and obviously it includes a reconstruction of the original castle. It's easily accessible on the loop bus and is just across the road from the stunning Kenroku-en gardens so visit them both together. We probably spent...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

We were able to enjoy the Kanazawa Castle Park Garden just like the feudal lords of the Kaga domain (the only ones originally allowed to visit there), but we had amazing colored lights and wonderful classical music to go along with it. Looking out over...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

This park is deceptive on first appearances: yes, there is a large open lawn but it’s when you start to take the side paths that the beauty really comes out. There are great wooded spots, panoramic views, shady seating. Well worth an hour’s exploration.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cfisgroschi
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Kanazawa Castle Park is a must see when you're a tourist visiting Japan. The castle look beautiful and majestic. The castle lights up at night which gives you a different look. It looks beautiful especially with a light drizzle/ shower.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JLoo22
Reviewed 23 July 2018

The park around the castle is very large and expansive with many open spaces and also sitting areas in the shade. The park provides good photo spots for anywhere around the castle and appears to be a good exercise place for locals and tourists walking...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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