Suizen-ji Joju-en

Japanese garden larger than a baseball stadium

By Eitetsu Terakado    - 1 min read

From Hotel Nikko Kumamoto downtown, I took the streetcar to Suizenji-koen for one of Kumamoto's finest attractions, Suizenji Garden. Covering 73,000 square meters, the garden is larger than a baseball stadium. Included in the landscape is a large pond with koi (carp) and turtles. It’s not a rare sight to see a turtle resting on top of a rock in the pond. There’s also a path you can take to walk around the park. I recommend having your camera in hand because there are many great photo chances available.

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Eitetsu Terakado

Eitetsu Terakado @eitetsu.terakado

Love to travel, meet people, and try new things. When you travel you meet new people, when you meet people, you learn new things. The world is limited but there isn't an end to what I can learn.