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Hidden Gem

Very near the city center you can find this small island, interesting mini-museum inside. It's a... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2018
stefanoschrs
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Limassol, Cyprus
A bit of Japan in France

This garden really looks like a Japanese one even with banzai trees. It is nice to walk trough the... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
smoleuge76
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The first impressions of this harden were very good. It feels Japanese, has a lot of plants from Japan and building are styled accordingly. But at more careful look I started to notice signs that it is not well kept. At one end of the...More

Thank Aušrinė J
Reviewed 9 March 2018

Very near the city center you can find this small island, interesting mini-museum inside. It's a nice place to also just sit back and relax in the nature.

Thank stefanoschrs
Reviewed 29 January 2018

I visited the park in a clidy day, however, this was so beatiful and quet, really worth visiting and just strolling lovely park areas, full of stunning plants. I was really impressed, though the park is not quite large.

Thank Nano M
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This garden really looks like a Japanese one even with banzai trees. It is nice to walk trough the paths of this little garden on the island.

Thank smoleuge76
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

Japonese style garden on the Ille de Versailles. Has a japonese pavillion with temporary expositions

Thank filipam820
Reviewed 7 November 2017

I love Japanese gardens but this one needs facelift. The usual features of Japanese garden are tired-looking and boring. The location is wonderful, along the river.

Thank Rainbowtravelgirl
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I was there in October and the autumn leaves were lovely. It has a pond with fat grey cap in, and many pine trees and rocks.

Thank lesleymarr
Reviewed 28 September 2017

We had read that this was a small garden, but as hubby is a bonsai gardener, he wanted to see, so we trekked over there while touring Nantes. I would say that we were both terribly disappointed, not in the size (which is TINY), but...More

Thank CM_G279
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

There isn't too much to see here but it's definitely worth a visit. It a a little far out from the main city centre but was really different and enjoyable spending the morning here. There isn't too much to do and I think we only...More

Thank Alex S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Visited the gardens a few years ago and they were spectacular but they dont seem as well looked after now - all a bit faded. The restaurant was also vacated - a shame . Wont take much to get it back to its glory but...More

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