Koishikawa Botanical Garden (Botanical garden of University of Tokyo)



Name Koishikawa Botanical Garden (Botanical garden of University of Tokyo)
Category Botanical Garden
Address 3-7-1 Hakusan, Bunkyo-ku,Tokyo, 112-0001
Phone number 03-3814-0138
Admission Adults over 16 years old 400 Japanese Yen, children over 6 yeras old 130 Japanese Yen



Main facilities Japanese garden, Western style garden, Specimen Gardens, greenhouse is tentatively closed for reconstruction
Other facilities
Main flowers and plants Japanese apricot, peach, cherry, Azarea crape myrtle and so on
Recommended season Four seasons
Brief explanation This Botanical Garden is the oldest botanical garden in Japan as established as Koishikawa Medicinal Herb Garden by Tokugawa Shogunate and now belong to University of Tokyo, has a prominent and long history by world wide standards. In the garden, plenty of plants are planted and there are many historic plants such as the symbolic Ginkgo tree from which zoospore was discovered, Newton's apple tree so on.
Remarks Please check flower calender and flower report (but Japane only) before visiting. Also recommend visit to Koishikawa koranken garden near by.
Opening hours Every day, except every Mondays and 29th Dec. -- 3rd Jan. When Monday is a Japanese national holiday, the following weekday is closed. Open from 9:00am to 16:30 (Entrance, to 16:00)
Access 10 minutes walk from Hakusan station of Mita subway line. 15 minutes walk from Myogadani station of Marunouchi subway line
Car park information none
Official website English   https://www.bg.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/koishikawa/eng/
Official web in Japanese 日本語公式ウェブページ   https://www.bg.s.u-tokyo.ac.jp/koishikawa/


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