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Address: 2-1 Tamamocho, Takamatsu 760-0030, Kagawa Prefecture
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A peaceful place in the heart of the city

We had some time to kill while waiting for our flight, so took a stroll through this peaceful, extensive garden/park. There was a Chrysanthemum festival on at the time and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 October 2016
Craig C
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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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tokyo
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

If you are in Takamatsu, the park is worth a look-see, a short walk from the train station. There you will see the ruins of the Takamatsu Castle, one of a few castles in Japan with water moats, a photo op of your trip. I would not consider this a must-see.

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Hong Kong
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

Not the best park in Takamatsu. If you wanted to see the castle, you could see it and photograph it outside. Inside is small and boring. I would not recommend it as a must-see place in town.

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Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

We had some time to kill while waiting for our flight, so took a stroll through this peaceful, extensive garden/park. There was a Chrysanthemum festival on at the time and the displays were incredible. The entire park had only a few visitors walking through it and it was an oasis of calm in the midst of a busy regional city.

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Thank Craig C
Hong Kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

This park is just opposite the hotel I stayed in. At the beginning, I had no plan of going there because the castle was demolished already. As we had some time near the end of the trip, we got into it. Oh, it was nice to get around. It has very traditional Japanese buildings and landscape design.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

The location is very convenient, it is near takamatsu pier and kotoden station. The price of the ticket is quite cheap compare to other tourist spot, it is only 210 yen. However, part of the garden is under renewal. To be honest it was not much to see, you can't enter the castle, but there's a balcony that when you're... More 

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Tokyo
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

On its own merits Tamamo wasn't that bad, but I can't help but compare this to Ritsurin park, which is far better in every way. However it was extremely easy to get to, being right across the street from our hotel and two central train stations. The most beautiful part was an inaccessible Japanese garden that we could only see... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Fun and nice park in the middle of Takatmatsu. 200JPY entry, and we spent at least an hour looking around. It was very interesting, and you were able to feed the fish in the moat which was heaps of fun and good for kids. I wish they had more info on what the old castle looked like, what was inside... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2016

Having spent most of my (working) trip to Japan in very busy cities, this was a lovely place to wander around and chill out after arriving in Takamatsu. The entrance fee is inexpensive and the gardens very beautiful.

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2014

We really enjoyed strolling around this beautiful and well-kept Japanese garden beside the towers of the old Takamatsu Castle. The moat is fed by seawater from the nearby bay and you can take a boat ride around it while feeding the koi. The park is very close to JR station and the private Kotoden railway. Being over 65 we were... More 

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Cary, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2014

I took a spontaneous day trip to Takamatsu one afternoon while living in Okayama city. Unfortunately, by the time I arrived it was too late to do any real exploring so I ended up doing two things - 1) eating some ramen and 2) taking a stroll through Tamamo Park! It is a bit small, maybe a third the size... More 

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