Tonogayako garden



Name Tonogayako garden
Category Garden
Address 2-16 Minami-machi, Kokubunji City, Tokyo 185-0021
Phone number 042-324-7991
Admission Adults and Junior high school students: ¥150, Persons who are 65 and over: ¥70 (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 and forest
Other facilities  
Main flowers and plants Asian fawlily (March), Cypripedium japonicum (April), Wisteria (April-May), Bush clover (October), Autumn foliage (November)
Recommended season Spring, Autumn
Brief explanation From the 1914, this garden was created as part of the grounds for a residence, it was purchased by the founder of Mitsubishi, Iwasaki Yataro, 1929. It was designed and added a combination Western and Japanese-style strolling garden with trees and ponds. The garden is located on the southern edge of the Kokubunji rift line. The natural flora in the Musashi plateau and the cliff-like rift area are well protected. Thus, it is possible to observe many kinds of wild flowers such as Asian fawnlily, Cypripedium japonicum, False anemone or insects, etc. that have been living in this area since former times. In the Jiro Benten Pond in the garden, there is a depression that contains a natural spring that provides large quantities of fresh water.
Remarks It is recommended to bring an insect repellent in summer time.
Opening hours Open from 9:00 to 17:00 (Entry until 16:30) Closed: Year-end holidays (December 29 to January 1)
Access JR Chuo Line, Kokubunji Sta., South Exit (2 minutes on foot)
Car park information None
Official website English  
Official web in Japanese 日本語公式ウェブページ  





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