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Rakusuien (楽水園)

A traditional Japanese pond strolling garden located in a corner of an office district in Hakata Ward, Fukuoka City. The garden is situated on the site of a villa built by the Hakata merchant Shimozawa Zen'emon Chikamasa in 1906. After World War II, the villa was used as a ryokan inn, but in 1995 it was transformed into a Japanese garden by the city of Fukuoka. The garden's name is derived from the former name of the ryokan, which was called Rakusuiso.

place

Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Sumiyoshi 2-10-7 (Fukuoka / DazaifuArea)

phone 0922626665
place

9:00-17:00

Review of Rakusuien

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/10/19 Lovely Japanese garden
It is a lovely Japanese garden, which is located near JR Hakata station. It is not big, but every element of Japanese garden is present. The entrance fee is very modest:just $1. There is also a tea...
Reviewed:2016/06/08 Finding respite in a city
Finding a small and quaint Japanese garden in the middle of the city after a day of walking is like finding an oasis in the desert, even just for half an hour before the closing time. The koi pond...
Reviewed:2016/05/21 relaxing place in the city to visit.
Very quiet and peaceful. The homemade green tea is great. They have a nice waterfall with a pond and coy.

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Address
Fukuoka Pref. Fukuokashihakataku Sumiyoshi 2-10-7 [map]
Area
Fukuoka / DazaifuArea
Phone
0922626665
Hours
9:00-17:00
Closed
Tuesday (The next day for Public holidays)
Fees
[Admission fee]100yen
Parking Lot
Available(11spaces)
Credit Card
Not available
Smoking
Not available
Wi-Fi
Not available
Can be enjoyed even on a rainy day
Yes
Estimated stay time
0-30 minutes
Wheelchair accessible
Available
Infant friendly
Available

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN

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          There is no Station nearby. There is no Bus Stop nearby. There is no Parking nearby. There is no IC nearby.
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          The most northerly of Kyushu island’s prefectures, Fukuoka comprises castle towns, seaside parks, and Hakata ramen, one of Japan’s most famous noodle dishes. Whether due to its good location or its unique charm, the prefecture’s capital, Fukuoka city, has been voted one of the most desirable places to live in the country - a close-knit community, a thriving food scene, and accessible nature combine for irresistibly laid-back city vibes.