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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  • In Kyoto this year a little bit in the seventh journey. This fact could visit for the first time. In this place is wonderful! If Tokyo seems equivalent to Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. It would be especially nice visit here after visiting the ancient city of Kyoto temples and shrines enough. Come here this late blooming plum trees and crashed, so 3/13 morning, but enjoyed the plum Grove 2. Near the North Gate of the plum is just beautiful in full bloom. Plum had a little further West, there was little slow going. Location of the greenhouse. Was being repaired the roof collapsed in a typhoon, but could, where haunts. While on the bench, was virtually come full circle. In other seasons must be also and the place you want to come back. TripAdvisor's good language-specific user data and so far, the mainland Chinese seem to come. Furthermore, over 70 years old, free of charge. Applied to other people.
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  • Each season is a lot flowers in full bloom. Especially the cherry blossoms in April, is breathtaking. You can enjoy so many varieties of cherry trees bloom in late April. Person with lunch box cherry blossom viewing banquets are not bringing in alcohol is prohibited, but the picnic there is plenty. Ideally located at lot blossomed cherry tree so really of perfect cherry blossom. It takes 200 yen admission fee, but the value is!
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  •  We strongly recommend that proof must be first of all, regarding the admission, but is more than 70-year-old senior Botanic Gardens admission and Conservatory admission free, so bring. Are, in General, not the greenhouse entrance with admission fee discount, set ticket and near fine art garden is being discounted, so going here to buy 'Garden of the botanical garden entrance and fine art' set ticket at the entrance  Pay unit in greenhouses and cheaper. Kyoto is in such camps and the garden and so far it's happy, and I.  You should determine the direction to a degree quite a walk, because at the entrance is whole have peak maps and diagrams, exploring. Entrance has three locations, kitayama gate is near from train station. The time of cherry blossoms from the front gate of the Kamo River in a from too much of think to wander the road become a great cherry blossom.
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  • It's a huge park so it's a perfect place to take a relaxed stroll. They have a rose garden, a green huge greenhouse, and a Japanese garden. Wide selection of beautiful flowers. The whole park is nicely maintained. Highly recommended.
  • Even in the fall, past the blooming season of most of their flowers, these gardens were beautiful. Very pleasantly uncrowded and peaceful. They have a wide variety of different species of flora, and they also have an English map and informational pamphlet. A walk around them takes around four hours if you're planning on taking anything but a brief look.
  • A disgrace to Kyoto during autumn. Lots of weeds and many areas that look interesting closed to public. New gardeners need to be employed. I wondered why it was cheap to enter. Worst botanical garden I have been to. Pictures on website aren't a reflection of the actual gardens. Extremely disappointed.
  • Beautiful garden at a cheap price. A lot of plants, trees and flowers that look amazing and if you are lucky, you’ll might spot a majestic bird of prey.
  • One of the best gardens I have been to in the world. Sprawling acres of meticulously maintained grounds with one of the larger conservatories. The conservatory itself houses multiple distinct climate regions with many unusual plants whose care is forefront. The day I was there they were having a Bonsai exhibition with one of the trees being over 500 years old.
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