Gyokusen-en (Nishida family garden)

Opening hours: 10:30 - 16:00

Address: 8-3 Kosho-machi, Kanazawa, Ishikawa

Post code: 920-0932

Admission: Adult 700 yen, high school student, 600 yen, child 500 yen

Closest bus stop: Kenrokuen (兼六園)

Website: www.geocities.jp/gyokusen_en/top-e.html

GYOKUSEN-EN: NISHIDA FAMILY GARDEN

Four generations of the Wakita family, the retainers of the Kaga domain, spent over 100 years creating this Chisen-kaiyu-style garden (garden with a pond in the center). The 2,300-square-meter garden was created 120 years before Kenrokuen. Beautiful stones were collected from all over the country and placed around the garden as Kaiseki (landscape stones) or Tobi-ishi (stepping stones). Several hundred different types of flowers and plants add color to the landscape through the whole season. You can try Matcha tea whilst enjoying the beautiful scenery.