Kenroku-en is one of the Three Great Gardens of Japan. It was built in the Edo period (1603-1868) for the Maeda daimyo clan. It used to be the outer garden of the Kanazawa castle.
The garden has a large pond and several panoramic views around it. The oldest fountain of Japan can also be found here.
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How to get there
From Kanazawa station (金沢), you can take a taxi to get to Kenroku-en (10 minutes) or walk the 2 kilometers (about 30 minutes).
March-October 15th: 7am-6pm
October 16th-February: 8am-5pm
“Kenrokuen+1 Tickets”, which allow admission to Kenrokuen Garden and one more cultural facility within the city, are also available for purchase for 500 yen.
Ishikawa-Ken, Kanazawa-Shi, Rokuen-cho 1-4