The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden, Kochi

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Learn about drawing and pressing flowers at The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden. Opened in 1958, the botanical garden stores thousands of plants of various species. The whole complex is divided into several types of gardens, including one on medicinal plants. Visit a few of the complex's museum halls, which contain information about the botanical garden and its founder, Dr. Makino Tomitaro. Have a picnic in one of the parks, infused with the sweet smell of flowers, or exploring scents another way in one of the aromatherapy classrooms. Arrange your visit to The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden and discover more family-friendly attractions in Kochi using our Kochi vacation route planner.
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  • Big garden, with wide variety of plants, managed to see some of the sakura start blooming even though it's quite early in the year (the attendant at the entrance kindly informed us about it when we bo...  more »
  • We were not sure whether in December it would be worthwhile to come to this garden. Were we pleasantly surprised! There was a museum which was informative. There was a view to Kochi. There were even b...  more »
  • The garden is beautiful, the landscape is beautiful, and the story of Makino, the botanist and illustrator is inspirational - a local genius who became a hero of botany for the entire country  more »