Kenrokuen, located in Kanazawa, Ishikawa prefecture, is an old private garden and it is one of Japan’s “Three most beautiful landscape gardens” along with KAIRAKUEN in Mito and KORAKUEN in Okayama.
During the Edo period, KENROKUEN was founded and extended over generations by the feudal lords of Kaga, a current southern part of Ishikawa as a typical Daimyo garden.
KENROKUEN futures a variety of flowering trees which provide the garden with a different look for each season. The name KENROKU literally means “Garden of the six sublimities”,referring to spaciousness, seclusion, artificiality, antiquity, abundant water and broad views, which according to Chinese landscape theory are the six essential attributes that makes a perfect garden.
You can enjoy plum and cherry blossoms in spring, azaleas and irises early in summer, colorful red and yellow leaves in autumn! Enjoy Japan’s one of best garden!