Nov/1 ,2020~ Yukitsuri at Kenrokuen

Sightseeing information about Nov/1 ,2020~ Yukitsuri at Kenrokuen in Japan.

Nov/1 ,2020~ Yukitsuri(Snow Suspenders) at Kenrokuen3.4

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 from 11/1 '20 to 3/14 '21


Kenrokuen is one of the Three Great Gardens(Korakuen, Kairakuen, and Kenrokuen) in Japan. Yukitsuri(Snow Suspenders) is a practice in which about 800 rope suspenders are erected from bamboo poles and are attached to tree branches in an effort to protect the trees from the heavy weight of the snow. Yukitsuri usually starts from November 1st. What results is a type of art that is both functional and very cool to look at.

Kenrokuen and Kanazawa Castle Park is illuminated from 17:30. The branches and leaves together with Yukitsuri ropes lit up in the dark create a fantastic atmosphere, and reflection of Yukitsuri on the pond is much beautiful. Light-Up Event is held from Nov
.7th-Nov.29th 2020, 17:30-21:00 and February, 2021.

Admission: 320 yen for adults, 100 yen for children(6-18 years old), Free for under 6 years old or above 65 years old (certification needed)
Free for everyone during Light-Up Event in Kenrokuen
Access: Getting off the bus stop" Kanazawa Castle Park / Kenroku-en",about 15mins by bus from Kanazawa station

Purposeinstagrammable,Traditional folk,night view,winter in Japan,sightseeing,major
Airport/Sta.Kanazawa Sta. (about 2.2km) Google Transit


5.03 months ago

This place is probably one of the largest cultural park in Japan. In this place, you can enjoy the landscape of an old feudal Japan, perfectly preserved. The big pond-lake-like with one of those traditional Japanese house around the edge, all kinds of old trees (probably hundred of years), some important spot like statues, fountain etc are signed with simple explanation in Japanese, English and other languages. Since this park is high up, you can see the city from it. Don‘t forget to enjoy the semi-traditional gift shops offering presents from both modern-traditional. Also the famous gold-leaves kanazawa ice cream, one of the signature this from this city can also be found here even though you may have to pay a little bit higher for it. Come when it is spring, so you can enjoy the park full with pink sakura blossom. The ticket for one person is less than 400 yen (4 US dollars).

5.0a month ago

Beautiful garden! Small entry fee of ¥320. Very nice to walk around and enjoy the landscaping and ponds.

5.05 months ago

Went durning the afternoon and again during the evening light up. Absolutely lovely and large garden, and it's very apparent why it is in the top three best gardens in Japan. It also has the first fountain ever made in Japan.

5.04 months ago

Stunning park. Learnt a lot about Japanese horticulture without trying. Photo opportunity at every corner

5.0a month ago

One of the "must go"place in KANAZAWA. my parents more than 65 year old was free entrance fee. You can enjoy walking and watching all the well take care garden.