A daimyo garden created by Soko Ueda, a chief retainer of the Hiroshima clan who was also famous as a tea master.

It was built in 1620 by Soko Ueda, a retainer of the Asano clan known for his tea masters, as a garden for the villa of the lord of the Asano clan. The garden is said to have been modeled after China's world-renowned scenic spot, West Lake.The garden is said to have been modeled after China's world-famous scenic spot, West Lake. It was named "Shukkeien". Islands of various sizes float in the Takueichi pond dug in the center of the garden, and because you can enjoy walking around the cleverly placed valleys, bridges, and gazebos, it is also called a strolling garden. It is called. In 1945, it was destroyed by the atomic bomb, but Seifukan and Meigetsu-tei have now been restored. During the G7 Hiroshima Summit,


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March 16th - September 15th (9:00 - 18:00) September 16th - March 15th (9:00 - 17:00) (Last admission 30 minutes before closing)
December 29th, December 30th, December 31st
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730-00142-11 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture
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2-11 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture

10 minutes walk from Hiroshima Station. Alternatively, take the Hiroshima Electric Railway train from Hiroshima Station and get off at Hatchobori. Transfer to the "Hakushima Line" and get off at "Shukkeien-mae" and walk for 2 minutes, or take the Hiroshima sightseeing loop bus "Maepuru~pu" and get off at the Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of Art bus stop and walk for 3 minutes.

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