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Botanical Garden Spots in Tokyo Area

  • Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens
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    Tokyo Bunkyou-ku Kouraku 1
    This is a traditional Japanese garden that was constructed on grounds belonging to the Mito Tokugawa clan in the early Edo period, and is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty and a Special Historic Site. With an area of more than 70,000 square meters, various seasonal flowers and trees including plum and cherry have been planted around the Daisensui Pond that represents Lake Biwa. It is characteristic for its Chinese references such as scenery named after places in China. In the northern side of the garden visitors can appreciate a tranquil rural landscape that even includes rice paddies. Free guides are available depending on the schedule.
  • Jindai Botanical Gardens
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    Tokyo Choufushi Jindaijimotomachi 5-31-10
    These botanical gardens in Tokyo’s Chofu City are located directly adjacent to Jindaiji Temple. They opened in 1961 as a nursery to cultivate Tokyo’s roadside trees and other plants. Although it is a famous place for plum and cherry blossoms, visitors can also enjoy a variety of flowers and trees throughout the year, such as a rose garden, azaleas featuring 280 varieties and 12,000 plants, and a large greenhouse where visitors can view approximately 1,300 types of plants. In the spring and autumn the gardens are bustling with many visitors that come for the Bara Festa, a rose festival with more than 5,000 roses on display.

    A lovely relaxing walk in a very quiet environment. Undoubtedly the highlight was the glass house with the tropical plants, roses, aquatic plants and finally desert plants. Beautifully laid out and...

  • Horikiri Iris Garden
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    Tokyo Katsushika-ku Horikiri 2-19-1
    A botanical garden located in Horikiri, Katsushika City, Tokyo. The garden was created during the Edo period, one of many iris gardens which flourished at the time as sightseeing destinations. The garden's irises reach their peak from early to mid-June. Other flowers such as Japanese apricots, tree peonies, winter cherries, and wisteria come into bloom throughout the year. The Seikan-tei restaurant, which is outfitted with a casual cafe corner, operates on the garden grounds and serves seasonal Japanese dishes.

    On a recent trip to Japan we spent an afternoon in this Beautiful Iris garden where there was traditional music , ladies in kimonos and a tea ceremony. Surrounded by the intriguing city streets we...

  • Machida Dahlia Garden
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    Tokyo Machidashi Yamasakimachi 1213-1
    A botanical garden located in Yamazaki-machi, Machida City, Tokyo. 4,000 dahlia plants consisting of some 500 varieties bloom on the garden's grounds, and visitors can enjoy their unique colors, sizes, and beauty. A variety of events are held at the garden, as well, such as flea markets, and the Moonlight Dahlia Garden event in October in which the garden is illuminated at night.

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  • Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome
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    Tokyo Koutou-ku Yumenoshima 2-1-2 In Yume noisima park
    A tropical plant garden, Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome teaches visitors about the interactions between tropical plants in the wild. The facility has a theater, information gallery, and event hall, and visitors can have fun while learning in an environment surrounded by green plants.
  • Koishikawa Botanical Garden
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    Tokyo Bunkyou-ku Hakusan 3-7-1
    In addition to being the oldest in Japan, this botanical garden also boasts one of the most distinguished histories of any such facility in the world. An amazing variety of plants grow on the garden's 160 thousand square meter grounds. The garden is mostly open to the public and is a popular destination for locals to relax, but note that it is not in fact a public park, so please mind your manners.

    The botanic garden is owned by the University of Tokyo. There are sights to explain the trees and other plants. Enjoy the Japanese Garden that is beautiful, and increase your knowledge on...

  • Rikugien
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    Tokyo Bunkyo-ku Hon-komagome 6-16-3
  • Itabashi Kuritunettaikankyoshokubutukan
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    Tokyo Met. Itabashi-ku Takashimadaira 8-chome 29-2
  • Incorporated Administrative Agency National Science Museum Associated Natural Education Sono
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    Tokyo Minato-ku Shirokanedai 5-chome 21-5

    It's probably not a must-see if you're a tourist but for those who live in the city, it's a beautiful and quiet place to get away from the crowds since they only let 300 people in at once. It's...

  • Hoshiyakka Univ Yakuyo Botanical Garden
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    Tokyo Met. Shinagawa-ku Ebara 2-chome 4-41
  • Showayakka Univ Yakuyo Botanical Garden
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    Tokyo Met. Machidashi Higashitamagawagakuen 3-chome 3165
  • Tokyo Yakka Univ Yakuyo Botanical Garden
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    Tokyo Met. Hachioujishi Horinouchi 1432-1
  • Incorporated Administrative Agency Moribayashi General Laboratory Tama Moribayashi Science Sono
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    Tokyo Hachioji-shi Todorimachi 1833-81
  • Keio Floral Garden Ange
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    Tokyo Chofu-shi Tamagawa 4-chome 38
  • Meijiyakka Univ Yakuyo Botanical Garden
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    Tokyo Met. Kiyoseshi Noshio 2-chome 522-1
  • Showa Univ Yakugakubuyakuyo Botanical Garden Hatanodai Yakusoen
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    Tokyo Met. Shinagawa-ku Hatanodai 1-5-8
  • Kiba Park Urban Greening Botanical Garden
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    Tokyo Koto-ku Kiba 4-chome 1
  • Tokyo Univ Univ Inrigakukeikenkyukafuzoku Botanical Garden Koishikawa Botanic garden jimushitu
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    Tokyo Bunkyou-ku Hakusan 3-7-1
  • Toshogushamusho Ueno Botanen
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    Tokyo Taitou-ku Uenokouen 9-88
  • Itabashi Akatsuka tatu Akatsuka Botanical Garden
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    Tokyo Itabashi-ku Akatsuka 5-17-14

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