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I had read on a blog to visit the gardens and I'm so glad we did! It's off from the main road and away from Nara park which was actually a blessing. I'm assuming people either don't know about it or o... more »
This was my favorite place in all of Nara. If you like crowds, go to the other major cites in Nara. There are crowds aplenty. If you want a place of serenity and beauty come to this garden. Most weste... more »
Beautiful and serene gardens. We walked through the paths with our boys and they loved the walk. I usually will go to places that I think our 2- and 5-year olds will enjoy and this was a great choice. To our nice surprise, admission is free to foreigners, but the admission is very modest. You can leave your stroller at the entrance. This is a short visit, so plan accordingly.
You probably won’t find the Yoshiki-en on your tourist guide about Nara. I did not. I just happened to pass by its humble entrance when I was on the way to Nara’s other major tourist attractions. It was purely by divine providence that I ventured to go beyond that entrance; and it turned out that this little garden was the most memorable place that I had visited in Nara. The photos should speak for themselves. Let’s keep it a secret garden among the ones who will appreciate its beauty.
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