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Koishikawa Botanical Garden (東京大学大学院理学系研究科附属植物園(小石川植物園))


Botanical Garden

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.


Tokyo Bunkyou-ku Hakusan 3-7-1 (Kanda / AkihabaraArea)

phone 0338140138

9:00-16:30 (until Admission 16:00)

Review of Koishikawa Botanical Garden

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2020/11/26 Avoid crowds - this garden is under the tourist radar
With its many species, labeled and explained, this is truly a research and educational garden. In fact, it is the Tokyo University Graduate School of Science Botanical Garden. It was begun in 1684...
Reviewed:2019/10/16 Probably a nicer place that I saw.
The hot-house is now under construction, and a typhoon had just blew the place to bits. Still, it was a very pleasant way to see and I look forward to seeing it in the future.
Reviewed:2019/04/22 A big green patch in the big city
This is a real botanical garden, displaying a lot of plant species from around the world, but also featuring a lot of Japan, with a generous collection of flowering cherries, relaxed Japanese...

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Tokyo Bunkyou-ku Hakusan 3-7-1 [map]
Kanda / AkihabaraArea
9:00-16:30 (until Admission 16:00)
Monday (The next day for Public holidays, The next day for consecutive holidays is Closed for the day Sunday)
[Admission fee]
[Adults (High School Students and above)] 500yen
[Children (Elementary and Junior High School Students)] 150yen
[Under 6 years old] Free
* 5/4 (Green Sunday) is Free
Parking Lot
Not available
Temporary closure:Currently closed (information as of August 3, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.
Temporary suspension of operations:For the time being, it is closed (according to August 3, 2020)
*Information may be changed, so please be sure to check the official information.

Information Sources:  NAVITIME JAPAN


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