Nov/1 - Mar/17,2019 Yukitsuri at Kenrokuen

Sightseeing information about Nov/1 - Mar/17,2019 Yukitsuri at Kenrokuen in Japan.

Nov/1 - Mar/17,2019 Yukitsuri(Snow Suspenders) at Kenrokuen3.4

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 from 11/1 '19 to 3/17 '20


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 February 1st to February 19th 2019, 17:30-21:00.

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
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5.0a month ago

A unesco heritage site known as one of the three most beautiful gardens in Japan... and it is. Expect to spend from 2 to 3 hours depending on your relationship with nature.

5.03 weeks ago

If your person who likes authentic, relaxing Japanese gardens then your gonna like this place,getting in is about 320¥

5.02 months ago

Very peaceful and zen garden to let go of your feelings. Best to go on a sunny day, but still nonetheless beautiful when cloudy. A must visit if you visit Kanazawa, and bring a camera!

3.04 months ago

This famous garden is supposed to look beautiful in any weather/season. We put that to the test in March while it was raining and slushy. I’ve been to other Japanese gardens that look beautiful in the rain, but this one was just so-so. I’ll check back again in warmer weather to see if things have improved.

5.07 months ago

Winter, without snow, is really not a good time to visit this famous garden. I could see the potential, only if I had visited in spring or fall. There are quite a lot of old pines trees that looked amazing and the garden is well maintained, especially in preparation for the snow. Nice walk and the entrance fee of 320 yens was very reasonable.