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Mukoujima Hyakka-en 向島百花園 Japanese Gardens / Asakusa

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Hyakkaen means "A garden with 100 flowers that burst wildly throughout the four seasons," which is exactly what this park features. There are many kinds of flowers that bloom in in all seasons. The park started in 1830 with a collection of 360 roses, and they've been expanding their collection ever since with plants and flowers that have been immortalized in Chinese and Japanese poetry. The Japanese bush clovers along a 30-meter bamboo trellis are spectacular, and so is the flower tunnel in September. No pets allowed.

Categories Japanese Gardens
Nearest Station Higashi-mukojima
Address 3-18-3 Higashi-Mukojima, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Telephone 03-3611-8705
Home Page http://www.tokyo-park.or.jp (Available in English)
Business Hours 9:00am-5:00pm
Price Admission: Adults (Middle School Students and older): 150yen; Seniors (65+): 70yen; Children: FREE

1 Review for Mukoujima Hyakka-en


Blondie
  • Mukoujima Hyakka-en
  • (2013-02-23)
  • Whoever wrote the overview for this park is largely mistaken in almost all the details, according to the park's own pamphlet. Hyakkaen means only "Garden of 100 flowers," and it opened in 1804, starting with over 360 PLUM trees (not roses), and the bush clover IS what forms the flower tunnel in late summer. Sheesh. Don't always believe what you read. It's a small but sweet place to wander arou... Read More
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