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Oyaku-en (Aizu Matsudaira Clan Garden)会津松平氏庭園 御薬園

Garden

A Japanese garden located in Aizuwakamatsu City, Fukushima Prefecture. The garden was originally created in the Muromachi period as part of a villa built by Ashina Morihisa. Oyaku-en means medicinal herb garden -the name is derived from the many medicinal plants which are grown in it. Visitors can enjoy the garden's seasonal scenery as well as a cup of medicinal herb tea. The garden was designated a National Place of Scenic Beauty as one of the best examples of an Edo period daimyo landscape garden.

place

Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Hanaharumachi 8-1 (Aizu / Kitakata / Bandai / InawashiroArea)

phone 0242272472
place

8:30-17:00 (last entry 16:30)

Review of Oyakuen Garden

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Reviewed:2019/10/29 THE GREENERY WITH FALL COLORS SET IT OFF
Besides the lovely grounds there seems to be a development vegetation center associated with the overall gardens. I was very pleased with the whole effect.
Reviewed:2017/12/30 Note how the scenery changes as you walk around the pond.
Oyakuen literally means “medicinal herb garden”. I understand that the garden was part of a villa of the Ashina family that ruled Aizu until the late sixteenth century. Upon the fall of the Ashina...
Reviewed:2016/11/27 BEAUTIFUL SMALL TRANQUIL GARDEN WITH HERB GARDEN
Oyakuen is a small garden well worth visiting. It was originally designed in 1696 but fell into ruin during the Boshin War of 1868 and was subsequently restored, becoming a Nationally Renown Garden...

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Address
Fukushima Pref. Aiduwakamatsushi Hanaharumachi 8-1 [ map ]
Area
Aizu / Kitakata / Bandai / InawashiroArea
Phone
0242272472
Hours
8:30-17:00 (last entry 16:30)
Closed
With temporary holidays
Fees
[Admission Fee] Adult 320 yen, high school student 270 yen, elementary and junior high school student 160 yen
Parking Lot
Yes (60 spaces)
Credit Card
No

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