Kenrokuen | 兼六園

– About the Garden –

Information : It was built over long time. Though the element of strolling pond style was taken in, it is the garden built synthetically, making full use of the garden technique of a various time. Fundamentally, it is a garden centering on legendary-hermit-with-miraculous-power thought, and the islands are arranged centering on the pond. The Isle of Eternal Youth, the head priest’s residence, and Eishu Isle called three legend? islands? in China can be seen in a pond.

Hours :

1st Mar – 15th Oct | 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

16th Oct – 28th Feb | 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Fee : Adult / 300 yen

Kenrokuen (Photo by Kotodamaya)

– About Cherry blossom

Infomation: One of the three most famous Japanese gardens in Japan and a representative landscape garden constructed in Edo period. Kenrokuen Kikusakura which attaches 300 petals is the highlight.

Time (Normal year) : From the beginning of Apr to the middle of the Apr

The number of Cherry trees : 400 trees

Tree light up : Yes


Kenroku town, Kanazawa city, Ishikawa


13 min by bus from Kanazawa Sta. to Kenrokuen shita stop or Hirosaka stop + 5 min walk

Map / Print


Related Spot

One Response to “Kenrokuen”

  1. […] the Edo period. The scenery of Kyokusui which drops off the inside of a garden, an artificial mountain is viewpoint. Besides, it has been designated as? one of the three Japan greatest gardens like Kenrokuen Garden in Kanazawa, and Kairakuen in Mito. […]