Koishikawa Korakuen garden



Name Koishikawa Korakuen garden
Category Garden
Address 1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0004
Phone number 03-3811-3015
Admission Entrance fee: ¥300 (Persons 65 and over: ¥150) (No charge for primary school children or younger, and junior high school students living or attending school in Tokyo)



Main facilities Japanes style of garden that features a path around a pond
Other facilities Paddy field for rice and iris
Main flowers and plants Japanese apricot (Plum blossom) : February, Cherry (shidare-zakura): End of March-April, Wisteria: Late April, Azalea (Rhododendron): April-May, Japanese Iris (Iris ensata): June, Lotus: June to August, Red spider lily: September, Autumn foliage (maple): October-November
Recommended season Four seasons
Brief explanation The garden was built in early Edo era (early 17c) by the Mito Tokugawa family, one of the most powerful “daimyo” feudal lord. This garden features a central pond and hills, typical Japanese garden for a stroll. The garden is also influenced by some concepts of the Chinese Confucian of the Ming dynasty.
Remarks You can check flower calender before visiting.Recommend to visit Koishikawa botanical garden near by.
Opening hours Open from 9:00 to 17:00 (Entry until 16:30) Closed: Year-end holidays (December 29 to January 1)
Access Toei O-edo Line, Iidabashi Sta. (2 minutes on foot) E-06, JR Sobu Line, Iidabashi Sta. (8minutes on foot), Tokyo Metro Tozai Line/Yuraku-cho Line/Namboku Line, Iidabashi Sta. (8 minutes on foot) T-06,Y-13,N-10
Car park information None
Official website English   http://teien.tokyo-park.or.jp/en/koishikawa/outline.html
Official web in Japanese 日本語公式ウェブページ   http://teien.tokyo-park.or.jp/contents/outline030.html





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