Hakone Estate & Gardens

21000 Big Basin Way
Saratoga, CA 95070
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Customer Reviews (6 reviews)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Dec 14, 2008
Hakone Garden is the place where people would see the traditional Japanese style gardens! The structure was so beautiful and cultural...that the movie Memoirs of a Geisha filmed scenes here! They have matsuri... (more)


on Citysearch Oct 02, 2006
<b>Overview</b><br>Now a city park, this 15-acre garden was originally constructed by a private citizen to typify a mid-17th-century Zen garden. Now it's composed of four separate gardens: the Hill and Pond... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Jul 25, 2006
Hakone gardens is gorgeous. I love taking my out of town guests here. They have a yearly tea pouring ceremony that is awesome. You can purchase tickets to various ceremonies. The kids love the fish pond. PROS: well... (more)

Claire B.

on Judys Book Jan 12, 2006
Hakone Japanese Gardens are hidden away in the foothills just outside Saratoga Village. The gardens are beautifully manicured and completely flawless. In a sense, if a Japanese garden can be overly perfect, this... (more)

Citysearch User

on Citysearch Nov 27, 2005
A well maintained Japanese garden that's actually within walking distance from my house. Part of the Memoirs of a Geisha movie was actually filmed there recently, which seems be a pretty good indicator of how... (more)

Felicia H.

on Judys Book Aug 14, 2005
You have to drive past downtown to get to this Japanese Garden. It is a really good place to relax, contemplate, take beautiful pictures and just wind down from the stress of life. It's a small garden, so there is not... (more)

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