Sankeien Garden [YOKOHAMA / JAPAN]
A Japanese garden which combines history with the beauty of nature Covering approximately 180,000 sq. feet, near the size of four Tokyo Domes, Sankeien Garden includes seventeen Japanese buildings, ten of which are national important culture properties, and three Tangible Cultural Properties listed by Yokohama. Colourful flowers bloom continuously during different seasons: cherry blossoms in Spring, Azaleas in Summer, red leaves in Autumn, and plum blossoms in Winter. Combined with the historical sites and the beauty of nature, no wonder is Sankeien Garden listed as the most popular tourist site.
- Cherry Blossom
- Autumn Foliage
- Japanese Room
A spacious location that contains
historical sites from all over Japan
The Sankeien Garden is spacious and filled with greenery. It includes ponds, forests, and various historical buildings and sites. It is a space filled with beauty and great for outdoor photography. It is also home to valuable buildings that were moved here from various places such as Tokyo and Yokohama, enabling visitors to view many varieties of architectural style all at once. Combined with the landscape and natural sceneries which change with the season, this is an ideal location for wedding photography.
Cherry blossoms bloom within
and outside of the pond during Spring
Apart from the exquisite sights of Spring in the Japanese garden, Sankeien Garden is also a popular location for enjoying cherry blossoms. Cherry trees are panted along the side of the central pond, with their pink reflections in the pond water adding to the colourful scenery. With the natural landscape and Japanese building in the background, the pink and authentic Spring scene is limited to the flower seasons.
Cherry blossom season: Late March to Early April
Autumn red leaves falling within
the garden of the tea room
The red Autumn leaves surrounding the tea room Rindō-an in Choshukaku is a spectacular view. The leaves on the trees turn red and yellow, charmingly filling the scene with magnificence and unique style.
Red Leaf Season: Late November to Middle December