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Kyoto Botanical Garden京都府立植物園


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Botanical Garden

Opened in 1924, this is Japan’s oldest public botanical garden. Some 120 thousand plants grow on the garden’s spacious grounds, spanning some 12 thousand varieties. The south side of the garden features the front entrance flower beds blooming with seasonal flowers, a rose garden, and one of the largest greenhouses in Japan, were visitors can enjoy rare tropical plants such as welwitschia and baobab. The north side of the garden includes the virgin Nakaragi Forest and a garden presenting a natural plant ecology as well as cherry trees, Japanese apricot trees, and Japanese irises. The cherry tree blossoms from mid-March to late April are truly splendid and their illumination at night is a must-see. Children of junior high school age and younger as well as senior citizens 70 years of age and older may enter free. Kitayama Station is the closest station to the garden.

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place Kyoto Kyoutoshi Sakyou-ku Shimogamohangichou
phone 0757010141

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9:00-17:00 (Admission until 16:00)
[Viewing greenhouse opening Hours] 10:00-16:00 (entrance until 15:30)
[Admission fee] General 200 yen, High School Students 150 yen, Junior High School Students or less Free
[Greenhouse Admission fee to view] General 200 yen, High School Students 150 yen, Junior High School Students or less Free
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Its wooden tea houses, shuffling geisha, and spiritual sights have seen Kyoto hailed as the heart of traditional Japan, a world apart from ultramodern Tokyo. Despite being the Japanese capital for over a century, Kyoto escaped destruction during World War II, leaving behind a fascinating history which can be felt at every turn, from the fully gold-plated Kinkakuji Temple down to traditional customs such as geisha performances and tea ceremonies, which are still practiced to this day.