Shukkei-en Garden in Naka Ward Area

Shukkei-en Garden is a beautiful Japanese garden located in the Naka Ward area of Hiroshima, Japan. The garden was originally created in the 17th century by a feudal lord named Asano Nagaakira. It was designed to be a place of relaxation and contemplation for the lord and his guests.

The garden was destroyed during the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945, but it was later restored to its former beauty. Today, it is open to the public and is a popular tourist attraction.

The garden features a central pond, several bridges, and numerous walking paths. There are also several traditional Japanese buildings, including a tea house and a small shrine. The garden is known for its beautiful cherry blossoms in the spring and its colorful foliage in the fall.

Visitors can enjoy a leisurely stroll through the garden, taking in the sights and sounds of nature. There are also several benches and rest areas where visitors can sit and relax.

  • Address: 2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima 730-0014, Japan
  • Latitude: 34.3914° N
  • Longitude: 132.4561° E
  • Opening hours: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Admission fee: 260 yen

If you're visiting Hiroshima, be sure to add Shukkei-en Garden to your itinerary. It's a peaceful oasis in the heart of the city, and a must-see for anyone interested in Japanese culture and history.