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So peaceful, well taken care of and just beautiful. Clearly shows the beauty of the area, the wonderful care the people give to this place, and why so many visit it. You could find a spot to just yourself and hang out.
Came here looking for Isui-en (next door) and entered because it is free for foreigners! It was such a pleasant surprise. There is a lot of variety in the garden (walking paths and ponds) and is also a decent size so you can walk around...More
We were looking for somewhere quiet and peaceful to sit and relax after visiting the Deer Park and temple at Nara. This garden is immediately adjacent to the Isuien Garden and near the bus stop to the JR station. Entrance is free to international guests...More
Yoshikien gardens are right next door to Isuien Garden. Entrance is free from memory. There are various levels with different plants/planting styles e.g. the moss garden, the flower garden etc. Lovely to wander through and you'll probably have it mostly to yourself. Definitely go to...More
We found this amazing place by pure accident. Took a wrong turn when returning from the nearby temple to get to the Nara train station. Well worth a visit if you are in the area. The gardens are beautiful, it is a great change of...More
We stayed over 2 nights in Kyoto, and it was decided to do a day trip to Nara. On my personal itinerary for Nara, I had also wanted to visit Isuien Garden, and by chance we came across Yoshikien which was adjacent. This surprisingly small...More
The location was beside the Isuien Garden and near the Todaiji Temple. Foreigner tourist may enter the garden for free. The park was nice with some plants and local architecture buildings. To walk around the park need less than 1 hour. Very good place to...More
Yoshikien Garden (吉城園) is right next to Isuien Garden (依水園). You have to pay Y650 for entry to Isuien Garden but it's free entry for foreigners to Yoshikien Garden.
We went through the underpass to get to the garden from Kofukuji temple.
Upon entry, there...More
When I visited Nara, I was told by the official of tourist information centre that I should visit Yoshikien Garden as it is very beautiful. Moreover, it is free for foreigners.
I visited the place in the morning by 11 a.m. It was third week...More