A Japanese garden in the style of a path around a central pond which includes a waterfall, stepping stones, stone bridge, and pond on spacious 20 thousand square meter grounds. The garden is famous for its azaleas in spring and fall foliage in autumn. Originally the garden in the principle home of Kodera Taijiro, a retainer of Sanda Domain, the garden was started in 1885 and completed in the late Meiji period. Visitors can enjoy scenery blending Western and Japanese sights, including a great camphor tree said to be 500 years old; the Old Hassam Residence, an Important Cultural Property moved here from the Ijinkan-gai area; the only remaining original river pleasure boat in Japan, and a team room.
Hyogo Pref. Koubeshi Chuou-ku Nakayamatedori 5-3-1 (Kobe / Arima / AkashiArea)
9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
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- Hyogo Pref. Koubeshi Chuou-ku Nakayamatedori 5-3-1 [ map ]
- 9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:30)
- Thursday (The next day in case of Public holiday), 12/29-1-3
* Azalea Yuzan Period (Late Apr.-Early May), Kikuhana Exhibition Period (10/20-11/23) is open everyday
- Adults (15 years old and over) 300 yen, Children 150 yen
- Parking Lot
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Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- View route from Station View route from Bus Stop View route from IC View route from Parking
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Hyogo Main Areas
Hyogo prefecture stretches from the north coast to the south coast on the western end of the popular Kansai region, encompassing verdant mountains, urban beaches, and fantastic historical sights. The prefecture’s main attractions lie along the south coast at Kobe, the prefectural capital, a pretty harbor city best known for its production of the renowned Kobe beef, and Himeji, the home of Himeji Castle, one of the country’s most beautifully preserved feudal castles, perched magically atop a hill.