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Daisen Park Japanese Garden

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Great introduction to Japanese Gardens and beautiful stroll

The brochure gives a nice description of the elements of Japanese gardens and the elaborate and... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2015
xpliu
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Boston, Massachusetts
Beautiful in Autumn

A small enclosed Japanese garden located in a large park sprawled over a vast area. Need to pay 100... read more

Reviewed 29 January 2015
kixguy
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Osaka, Japan
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“Beautiful!”
6 Dec 2017
“The best garden we have seen”
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Reviewed 18 December 2017

The garden was not too large, only took me about 1 hour to finish. However, it was one the most beautiful ones in Japan I had ever visited. I loved it!

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Kiet Q
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is the best garden we had come across. Well maintained, peaceful and photo worthy from almost all angles. The entry fee is Y200. We also had green tea with sweets (Y300) while enjoying the tranquil scenery which really left us awestruck. It is off...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank Adeline_Lim88
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

This Japanese garden is not busy. You can stroll around pond very leisurely. And photo shooting for the wedding is doing often. So you have a chance to see wedding couple who are wearing traditional wedding Kimono.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank KeizoO4
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This "kofun" is one of 40-odd giant tumuli (monumental burial sites) of hundreds, maybe thousands, that were scattered across archaic Japan (from the so-called "Wa" era, as the ancient Chinese called the kingdom of Japan then). It is compared to the great pyramids in scale....More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank kimibar
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

Daisen Park may not be at top sightseeing spot for tourist. I found it by chance while searching for less crowded sightseeing places. Glad that I found and went there instead of Osaka Castle which I had visited before. The Japanese Garden inside Daisen Park...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank TimothyChan
Reviewed 6 July 2016

This garden is inside the Daisen Park which is adjacent to several "KEYHOLE" shaped ancient Imperial Burial Grounds dating back to the 5th century Emperor Nintoku. There is a great cafe close to the station that is reasonably priced under 1200 yen per person!

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank Acesilva
Reviewed 29 October 2015

The Japanese Garden is a must place to visit if you are in Sakai. It comes with very fresh air and it's surrounded with a very nice view during autumn season. They served me with green tea and the Japanese sweets in the Japanese Garden....More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Amyrasha
Reviewed 4 May 2015

The brochure gives a nice description of the elements of Japanese gardens and the elaborate and kind of whimsical symbolism of the various elements (in this case a pond representing the ocean and the opposite side representing China, but also representations of symbols of auspiciousness...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank xpliu
Reviewed 29 January 2015

A small enclosed Japanese garden located in a large park sprawled over a vast area. Need to pay 100 yen to enter the garden. The Japanese maple trees are a sight to behold during late autumn! Wheelchair accessible. Family friendly. Treat for photographers, both amateur...More

Date of experience: November 2014
1  Thank kixguy
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Easy to find on city map. Great to visit if you are riding a bicycle. Nice to see this is where a lot of locals go to relax and just hang out. Park was well laid out and is larger than I expected.

Date of experience: June 2013
2  Thank Randy P
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