Kenrokuen garden in Kanazawa

The Kenrokuen garden in Kanazawa is one of Japan’s “three most beautiful landscape gardens”. The garden used to be the outer garden of the Kanazawa castle and has been open to the public since 1871.The garden features elaborate water system to keep each section of the garden well irrigated. Many professional gardeners can be seen taking an expert care of the various plants and flowers featured in the Kenrokuen garden.

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Country: Japan
Area : Chubu area
Prefecture : Ishikawa-ken
City : Kanazawa-shi
District : Kenrokumachi
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Gaijin San

Since my better half is Japanese I often have the chance to travel to Japan. I grew fond over time of this magnificent country. I thought of sharing with you some places worth visiting in this little but growing travel guide to Japan. I try to show with images what I can't express with words. I hope you may find here some inspiration! For those who wonder, I chose the moniker Gaijin-San after being called like this by a waitress at a grilled eel restaurant. "Gaijin" means foreigner and "San" is a honorific suffix in Japanese.

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