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Kyoto Botanical Garden, Kyoto

Categories: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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4.5/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web
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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  • The Kyoto Botanical garden State in almost no travel guide but is one of the most beautiful gardens in Japan. Perhaps this is because it is not traditional Japanese is but recently that it is very beautiful and diverse.
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  • I've been in Kyoto for a month and as an avid nature lover, was getting tired of the city. I had a rainy day and then it cleared up suddenly so I decided to take my camera and walk around the gardens....  read more »
  • We were looking for a place to visit other than the numerous temples and shrines teeming with tourists and I suggested the botanical garden. I'm glad we went and these are the reasons. There were very...  read more »
  • It's a very beautiful garden (5 stars there), but English accessibility is low. Most signs are in Japanese (the café doesn't even have a picture menu) and the staff doesn't know English. It's a beautiful and tranquil place to visit. But if you don't speak Japanese, bring your own food
  • Well laid out gardens. Only 200 yen for main gardens and another 200 for the conservatory, which has plants from 14 climate types. There are many benches and some small rest areas. It is a relaxing place from the busy temples and bring food for a picnic. You can't play sports on the open lawn by the gift shop, not that anyone would plan on it although families with little kids can play at a playground inside the grounds. There is a sumo statue there, too.
  • Really good place. It also hold IFS kyoto.
  • Beautiful gardens, the conservatory is worth a look, as well, nice to see folks enjoying themselves, probably one of the best gardens in Asia!
  • End of March / beginning of April is a good time to enjoy at the garden. Entrance ticket is 200¥, as well as that to enter the greenhouse, worth to get.
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