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Japanese Garden

Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
+32 11 23 52 00
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surprisingly nice afternoon garden stroll

A spontaneous stop to have lunch ended up into a surprisingly nice afternoon garden stroll. This... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Timothy G
via mobile
Lovely Japanese garden

This Japanese garden is the work of Japanese architect Takayuki Inoue and is the largest of its... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
CarolienBAC
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Leuven, Belgium
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“koi fish” (8 reviews)
“city centre” (4 reviews)
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Gouverneur Verwilghensingel 23, Hasselt 3500, Belgium
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"nice pictures"
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"ideal place"
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"chrysanthemum festival"
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"fish food"
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"nice relaxed atmosphere"
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"special events"
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A spontaneous stop to have lunch ended up into a surprisingly nice afternoon garden stroll. This well maintained park, with a variety of Japanese garden elements is really great for a relaxing walk, getting in touch with the Japanese spiritual culture or just for taking...More

Thank Timothy G
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This Japanese garden is the work of Japanese architect Takayuki Inoue and is the largest of its kind in Europe. If you are not that familiar with Japanese culture, this is a great place to start. The garden is especially beautiful in spring when the...More

Thank CarolienBAC
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

I'm afraid my review is somewhat influenced by the fact that the garden was crowded when we visited; there was a Japanese festival going on (Tanabata), so we came across workshops, special food stands, and many, many people. I'd like to go back on a...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

We had a great time and found it very relaxing here. Watching the fish and listening to the gentle trickle of the water was calming We will definitely be going back time and time again

Thank HuskeyKevUK
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Reviewed 28 April 2018

The Japanese garden was “A MUST” in the to-do list in our “Tour de Belgium”. Before entering Hasselt (before checking-in our hotel), we went to this awesome garden with the lovely interesting Japanese buildings, a fish pond with a lot of koi fish and a...More

Thank israroz
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Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

A very nice place to go and have a taste of the Japanese style of building/ having a garden. There is a lot of respect towards plants and nature in general, every little detail is made with a lot of patience and attention. In the...More

Thank Ibolya T
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Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

Wanted to visit this for years and finally I got there. The first real spring day I was looking forward to the relaxing moment with water and blossom. Somewhere I got suspicious because it was hard to find a parking space. And after entering it...More

Thank Ivan R
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

This is one of the most beautifuls gardens in Belgium. Visiting the several special events in the garden learns you more about the Japanese culture.

Thank addyarien
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

This garden is relatively young, by Japanese standards, but really nice. I guess it depends on what part of the year you visit. They also organize a lot of activities, exhibitions an so one. A nice day out.

Thank jo s
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Beautiful garden to have a stroll on a sunny afternoon. You can buy food for the fish at the entrance, fun for the kids to see all of the lovely fish come up to eat. It is not a very big garden, but there are...More

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