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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 at the forefront of your travel plans using our Kyoto itinerary maker.
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  • This is a great place to escape the tourist crowds and enjoy nature. The garden has lots of paths for wandering, beautiful big trees, and multitudes of flowers. There are themed gardens, fountains, an...  more »
  • During the warmer months when there are plenty of pretty works such as plants, but I went, hoping to find in the winter I went without. However, very comfortable, Woods and funny blend of botanical gardens in the park itself and healing this. The Botanic Garden Conservatory prices separately in and. This place is also a hoot if there were a variety of attractions.
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  • ㄧ進去就可以看到兒童遊樂的地方,還有活動,是熱鬧的植物園!隨著花草深入園中,可以看到不同種類的植物,有菊花展,園內真的很美很悠閒和舒爽,非常適合家族和情侶的景點。也許要收費會讓人覺得沒有必要去看,但如果在自己國內沒有讓你能驚嘆的植物園,請來京都府立植物園吧!  more »
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  • We went to Kyoto Botanical Gardens beginning of April when the cherry blossoms were in full bloom. They have a huge variety of trees and blossoms colors ranging from white to dark pink, to film and appreciate to your hearts delight. You can find a grassy spot and picnic or just rest your legs. If you wander on some of the smaller paths there are some Japanese gardens, indigenous forests and amazing tulips and other flowers too.. and you might even spot a bridal couple posing for some wedding pics somewhere. The garden is also magnificent in autumn when everything wrapped in golds and browns. Or in winter, when it snows. Also, certain times of the year you are allowed to enter at night and appreciate the lit up gardens after dusk. So, whichever time of year you go, you will be able to brag with some gorgeous pictures and quiet places where it's just you and nature.
  • Kyoto Botanical garden : Built on the corner of Kitayama street and Kamo River this botanical garden in Kyoto is the very first municipal botanical garden ever built in Japan. They opened the facility in 1924. The place offers seasonal highlights for all year around. This family oriented garden built on a space of approximately 240,000 ㎡ is a great choice for a picnic and a school excursion for the locals to enjoy the day. Another gate of exit is very close to the corner of Kitaoji street and Kamo River. It is common among some locals to visit here 4 times a year in each season. This place is absolutely a choice whenever you get stuck with your ideas on where to go, since they constantly come up with new arrangements. The place is designed to change itself gradually in cycle along with change of the season. It is one of the finest botanical gardens in all of Japan. ( Trans-word+ : TGM Kyoto Guide )
  • It's quiet, peaceful and during fall the trees in their different colors are truly beautiful.
  • To be honest, felt a bit dowdy after all those meticulously maintained temple gardens. Not fair, since this place is far larger, but that's the way it is
  • Scenic. Green. Many many plants. Easy to spend hours here without seeing the same things.