Botanical Garden Spots in Kanagawa Area

  • Odawara Flower Garden
    55 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Odawarashi Kuno 3798-5
    This garden, located in Kuno, Odawara City, is brimming with seasonal flowers. One can enjoy the tropical plants in the domed conservatory as well as the abundant blooms in the rose garden. With over 200 varieties, the plum grove boasts the largest collection of plum trees in the Kanto region. The grove is barrier free disability accessible for all to enjoy a stroll through the beautiful blooms. Limited to summer only, the dancing fountain is available for children to dabble in the water on hot summer days.

    It was an amazing experience to see Japan with the help of a local tour operator Mr Rajesh Vaidya who can be reached on mobile +91 99696 82961 also on whatsapp on this same number. He conducts a...

  • Kanagawa Prefectural Ofuna Botanical Garden
    64 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Okamoto 1018
    This botanical garden, a 16-minute walk from the West Exit of JR Ofuna Station, focuses on displaying gardening plants. Filled with beautiful seasonal plants for every season, the garden can be enjoyed year round. In addition to a restaurant and flower market, there is also a lawn area where visitors can enjoy a picnic. Each month, the director puts together a garden walk and provides a guided tour to visitors.

    We discovered this by accident post typhoon #19 Hagibis on Sun 13 Oct 2019. It was a short walk from Ofuna station along the river no more than 20 minutes and we were welcomed by very friendly and...

  • Sankeien Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Naka-ku Honmokusannotani 58-1
    The Sankeien garden is an extensive garden located in the Honmoku district of Southeast Yokohama, looking out over Tokyo Bay. The garden was created by Hara Sankei (Hara Tomitaro), an entrepreneur who made a fortune as a silk trader. Within the Sankeien, historic buildings relocated from Kyoto, Kamakura etc. have been skillfully positioned for best visual effect; the Sankeien now contains 10 buildings that have been designated as National Important Cultural Properties, and three that have been designated as Tangible Cultural Properties by Yokohama City Government. During Hara Sankei’s lifetime, the Sankeien garden played an important role in the cultivation and supporting of avant-garde artists; some of the classic works of modern Nihonga painting—including Maeda Seison’s “The Uprising of Enryaku-ji Monks” and Yokoyama Taikan’s “Ryuin”—were painted here.
  • Hakone Gora Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Goura 1300
    Located near Gora Station, the last stop on the Hakone Tozan Railway, Hakone Gora Park was Japan’s first French-style garden. The Park, which was opened in 1914, is a National Registered Monument. With wide-open spaces open to the sky and surrounded by mountains, the Park features a symmetrical design centered round a fountain. A wide variety of plants are grown in the Park, which is renowned for its flowers; the Park’s appearance changes with the seasons. A tropical plants house, tearoom and experiential activities center are situated within the Park, making it possible to engage in a range of different activities in the same visit.
  • Samuel Cocking Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Fujisawashi Enoshima 2-3
    Created by English trader Samuel Cocking in 1882, the garden was later restored by the city of Fujisawa. The garden was also once destroyed by the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923. When the garden was created, it was the third Japanese-Western garden in the nation and also boasted the largest greenhouse in the East. Visitors can enjoy Cook and hoop pines, designated Natural Monuments by the city, as well as subtropical plants and seasonal flowers such as camellias.
  • Kisenan, Jomyo-ji Temple
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Kamakurashi Joumyouji 3-8-31
    A tea house located on the grounds of the Zen Buddhist Jomyo-ji Temple, the fifth of the “Kamakura Gozan” (Five Mountain Temples of Kamakura), which is located in the Kanazawa Kaido Nikaido area. In the quiet stillness of the house, visitors can enjoy matcha tea, high class Japanese confections, or dried candies while looking out over a dry landscape garden.
  • Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Ashigarashimogunhakonemachi Sengokuhara 817
    Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands is located near Sengokubara Hot Springs Resort, which is a major focus of tourism in the Hakone area. The displays are focused on wetland plants, including plant species that live in or near marshes, rivers, lakes, etc. The Garden has around 200 plant species that are found in wetlands throughout Japan, as well as approximately 1,100 species of grassland, forest and mountain plants, as well as rare foreign mountain plant species. In all, there are around 1,700 different species, with different plants flowering all year round. There are guided tours (lasting around 90 minutes) of the Garden twice a day, starting at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., led by expert guides.
  • Yokosuka Shobu-en Iris Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokosukashi Abekura 18-1
    This botanical garden is located in Abekura, Yokosuka City. It is famous for having roughly 400 species of 140,000 iris roots, and during the peak season in June, the “Hanashobu Festival” is held. In the garden, a variety of flowers bloom each season, and events such as flower-pressing and flower-arranging classes are held. Around May, you can observe the wisteria trellis and the tunnel of wisteria.
  • Honzawa Baien
    Travel / Tourism
    Kanagawa Pref. Sagamiharashi Midori-ku Kawashiri 4457-1
    This plum farm is located in Kawashiri, Midori Ward, Sagamihara City. Across the three-hectare plot, roughly 1,000 plum trees, primarily “Shirakaga”, are cultivated. During the “Motozawa Baien Festival” held to coincide with the blossoming season in March, events are held, such as selling of specialty products. In June, you can experience picking plum fruits.
  • Yokohama English Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokohamashi Nishi-ku Nishihiranumachou 6-1tvkecompark
    Located a 10 minute walk from Hiranumabashi Station on the Sotetsu Line. Adjoining TVK Housing Plaza Yokohama, visitors to this English-style garden can enjoy 1,700 varieties of roses and seasonal blooming plants. A free shuttle bus operates from the west exit of Yokohama Station. The park’s five garden areas are planted with roses and color-themed flowers, creating beautiful sights which differ throughout the four seasons. There are also shops and cafes in the park where you can enjoy rose-themed goods, sweets, and lunch dishes.
  • Kurihama Flower Park
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Pref. Yokosukashi Shinmeichou 1
    A municipal park located in Shimmei-cho, Yokosuka City. A famed destination for flowers in the metropolitan area, facilities such as the cosmos and poppy gardens make use of the natural terrain. In addition to being able to enjoy seasonal plants in areas like the herb garden and tree garden, visitors can also play in the park's Adventure Land playground area. There're also facilities for adults to enjoy, such as park golf, foot baths, and more.
  • Sunken Flower Bed
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Naka-ku Yamashitacho 279 Yamashita Park
    This flower bed can be seen in the Future Rose Garden between the Guardian of Water statue and the Festival Square in Yamashita Park a four-minute walk from Motomachi-Chukagai Station and 13 minutes from Kannai Station. One of the most famous destinations for viewing roses in the city, each year in the spring as well as in the fall, visitors can take in the sight of colorful roses in bloom. There are some 160 varieties of roses, meaning you can look and look without ever getting bored. The flower bed is lit up at night from late November to late December, with a light show held every 15 minutes as well.
  • Kishu Teien and Sanson Goso Rock Gardens
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Kamakura-shi Zaimokuza 6-17-19 Komyo Terauchi
    This rock garden, located on the grounds of the Komyo-ji Temple, has been designated a National Important Cultural Property. The garden's design represents the world of Pure Land Buddhism. The sand represents the endless cycle of rebirth. The rocks arranged around the garden are blue-tinged tuff from Chichibu, and the three in the back represent Amitabha, Kannon, and Mahasthamaprapta of the Amitabha triad. The five stones in the front represent the Five Patriarchs of Gautama Buddha, Shandao, Honen, Chinzei, and Ryochu. The garden's thickly growing satsuki azaleas represent the masses possessed of worldly desires and passions; they come into bloom from late May to early June, delighting the eyes of visitors.
  • Shinshuen Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Kawasaki-shi Kawasaki-ku Daishikoen 1
    "A botanical garden in Daishi Park, which is adjacent to Heikenji Temple, also known as Kawasaki Daishi. The first character in the park's name is derived from Shenyang City, Liaoning Province, China. The second character means ""beautiful,"" and the park is full of wonderful Shenyang-esque views. Filming TV shows, commercials, cosplay events, etc. on park grounds requires applying in advance through the Kawasaki Ward Office Road and Park Center."
  • Tropical Herb Pavilion
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Gora 1300 Hakone Gora Park
    One of the facilities at Hakone Gora Park. It was Japan's first tropical herb greenhouse to open to the public. It has 70 kinds of tropical herbs, including 20 aromatic varieties. The marble fountain at the center of the greenhouse is said to have been made in Italy during the Middle Ages, and so is a highly valued antique.
  • Hakone Tropical Botanical Garden
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Ashigarashimo-gun Hakonemachi Gora 1300 Hakone Gora Park
    One of the facilities at Hakone Gora Park and a paradise of tropical plants. A cascade tumbles among large rocks with lots of rare tropical plants growing along both sides. The many highlights include the oldest bougainvillea in Japan with a 30-centimeter diameter trunk. It's cultivated like a bonsai tree, which is rarely seen in Japan. Stop by and enjoy the garden's tropical world.
  • Kana Garden Kanagawa Tachibana To Midori no Fureai Center
    46 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Hiratsuka-shi Teradanawa 496-1


  • Fujisawa Nagakubo Park Urban Greening Botanical Garden
    13 Reviews
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Fujisawa-shi Tsujidotaiheidai 2-13-35


  • Yokohama Children Shokubutsuen
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Kanagawa Yokohama-shi Minami-ku Mutsukawa 3-122
    Leisure / Hobbies
    Tokyo Inagi-shi Yanokuchi 4015-1

Kanagawa Areas


Kanagawa prefecture acts as an extension of the Tokyo metropolis that spills over into coastal towns, most notably Yokohama city, heavily populated and known for its Chinatown and seaside attractions. Just the right distance for a day trip out of Tokyo, Kanagawa is home to some of Tokyo's most accessible beaches, including around Kamakura, best known for its Big Buddha. Visitors can also travel a little farther afield for a weekend at Hakone onsen town.

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