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Shukkei-en Garden

2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
+81 82-221-3620
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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.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“koi carp” (12 reviews)
“art museum” (17 reviews)
“large pond” (4 reviews)
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2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Hiroshima, Hiroshima Prefecture
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lots of hungry koi. Buy food to fish them and the children will enjoy themselves to bits. Wonderful to spend a couple of hours there. In autumn, you'll be enamored by red and golden hues of the leaves.

Thank Cheesetomato
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful, immaculate green space - centrally located but with the feel that your miles away from the city. Very relaxing and well worth a visit.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit this place when there are cherry blossoms or during autumn when there are momijis everywhere. They even have night illuminations in autumn and spring which are worth visiting

Thank Rhodaline E
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you visit Japan, do it in autumn. I know cherry blossom time is popular, but the vast variety of Japanese maples in their wondrous autumn reds, oranges and yellows cannot be beat. This lovely garden adjoins the Hiroshima Museum of Art. You can buy...More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is good place to get relaxed but I would say that this is one of the many other Japanese gardens so not necessary to visit here on purpose.

Thank Keizo
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely sculpted garden offering a break from the hectic city life. Takes around an hour to do a slow stroll but you can buy bags of feed for the carp and there's also a tea room with some snacks. It's only a view minutes' walk...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The park is close to the atomic bomb dome so make sure to see it. You need to pay an entrance fee which is cheap but worthwhile.

Thank Leo B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Japanese Gardening on its highest level! I spent 2h there just walking around and relaxing. I would recommend to go there afzer you've visited the peace park and museum because this garden kind of calms you after all the emotions in the peace park/museum. Entry...More

Thank schoenesberlin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really beautiful and peaceful Gardens. Feeding the fish was great fun for all! Highly recommend for anyone visiting Hiroshima!

Thank Bella G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Really enjoyed the gardens, so peaceful and beautiful. Went to both the gardens and Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum and these two things were both superb so get a joint ticket!

Thank Chris M
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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
2 April 2016|
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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