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Home - Travel - Sightseeing Guide - Kanto - Kanagawa - Yokohama
Sankeien Garden 
# 7   of 11 most visited
sights in Yokohama

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Sankeien is a spacious Japanese style garden in southern Yokohama which exhibits a number of historic buildings from across Japan. There is a pond, small rivers, flowers and wonderful scrolling trails that make you think you are in Kyoto rather than Yokohama.

The garden was built by Hara Sankei and opened to the public in 1904. Among the historic buildings exhibited in the park are an elegant daimyo (feudal lord) residence, several tea houses and the main hall and three storied pagoda of Kyoto's old Tomyoji Temple.

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How to get there
From Yokohama Station (East Exit): About 35 minutes by bus number 8 or 125 to Honmoku Sankeien-mae. From there, Sankeien is another five minutes by foot.

From Negishi Station (JR Negishi Line): About ten minutes by bus number 54, 58, 99, 101 or 108 to Honmoku. From there, Sankeien is another 5-10 minutes by foot. Alternatively, you can walk from Negishi Station to Sankeien in about 30-45 minutes or take a taxi (about 1000 yen one way).

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Hours and Fees
Hours:9:00 to 17:00 (entry until 16:30)
Closed:December 29 to 31
Admission:500 yen

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English Links
Yokohama Sankeien Garden
Official English website.
Sankeien English Guidebook
PDF file from official website.

Japanese Links
Yokohama Sankeien Garden
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