Kyoto Botanical Garden, Kyoto

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A hidden gem in the city, Kyoto Botanical Garden offers one of the more comprehensive collections of plants in the country. Established in 1924, the gardens feature open lawns, vibrant flowerbeds, ponds filled with flowering lilies, and groves of cherry and maple. Stop in the conservatories to see a wealth of tropical vegetation, and consider bringing along a picnic to enjoy on one of the quiet lawns. If the season's right, you'll see the bloom of cherry blossoms during spring (supposedly lingering longer than most), or the autumnal colorings of the maple trees. Put Kyoto Botanical Garden and other Kyoto attractions into our Kyoto sightseeing planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • 2018 / 5 / 3 asked, to craft Marsh Botanic Garden in Kyoto. See acres of botanical gardens, botanical gardens and not of a tourist destination. Non-greenhouse is the centerpiece, but better for suspense drama is of conventional Botanic Gardens. Craft Marche is quite enhanced Buri, I felt the depth of Kyoto, where. It is good and the venue. Going by taxi, on the north side? On the South side? Asked is the north side! Be careful!
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  • Visited Kyoto Botanical Gardens in cherry blossoms' season in April, and it was just delightful, specially it was a bit late in the season this year (April 5) with several other places witnessing fall...  more »
  • Not just stopped while waiting to be honest, not much interest to the plant itself, and even more. Was still thinking. Environment, such as the plant grows, the tropical areas, and tropical rain forest areas. It is most important for people and plants eventually adapt to the environment that I felt would be a. And creating an environment making easy-to-grow plants for human environment, but in human beings difficult to work. It's exactly what you're going to. I wonder if from that company's management employees a say plants below rather than slaves. Baby, I'm sorry. Genuinely enjoyed my more savvy to the plant in May. Tooth that was more comfortable?
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  • Kyoto's historical background makes this city probably one of the most amazing in terms of ancient temples, shrines and other buildings to visit. Visiting the Botanical garden is a breath of fresh air in between two visits. During Spring you'll enjoy the sakura obviously but the gardens also host a large green house displaying plants from all climates which makes it a place to visit at any season. We really enjoyed our visit there and stayed about 2 hours.
  • Mostly visited by locals, it is good to avoid the crowd of tourists. There is a visitor centre near the rose garden, where freshly made coffee is only 100yen from the vending machine. There is also ice-cream selling there, if you are taking children. A cafe serving meals is on the Kitayama Station side. Various species of cherry trees are blooming this cherry blossom season. Good for a leisurely walk and it is great to spend a lazy afternoon on the benches.
  • It is only 200 yen and there are so many things to see. You could easily spend 2 hours by walking around getting to know where things are. If you like to carry a camera with you, you won't be disappointed. For another 200 yen to enter the green house which closes at 1530, I couldnt make it the first time but I won't next time.
  • Beautiful during Sakura season. The tulips are beautiful too. Good place for kids as there's a playground (seems like playgrounds are kind of rare in Japan?), a small lake with ducks, cranes and fishes.
  • Beautiful gardens, well set out with plenty of benches and toilets! The conservatory is well worth the slightly higher entrance fee. Lots of brides and grooms having their photos taken in the gardens. Simply stunning.
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