Kyoto Botanical Garden
Park & Garden in Kyoto, Japan
Founded in 1924, Kyoto Botanical Gardens is the oldest and most comprehensive public botanical garden in Japan. With seasonal plants and various conservatories, the Gardens is ever-changing and can be enjoyed all year round. More than 500 cherry blossom trees bloom beautifully in spring and leaves of deciduous trees such as maple colour exquisitely in autumn. At other times of the year, lush greenery and a wide variety of trees and flowers can be enjoyed. Kyoto Botanical Gardens is a living museum of plants that offer opportunities for both education and relaxation.
Shimogamo Hangicho, Sakyo Ward, Kyoto, Kyoto Prefecture 606-0823, Japan
From JR Kyoto Station, Kintetsu Railway Kyoto Station, or Hankyu Railway Karasuma Station Take Kyoto City Subway and get off at Kitayama Station (Exit 3) From Keihan Railway Demachiyanagi Station Take Kyoto City Bus #1 or any Kyoto Bus bound for “Shizuhara” or “Ichihara”, and get off at “Shokubutsuen-mae”. 5-minute walk from the bus stop.
Opening hours: 9am-5pm (Last entry at 4pm) Opening hours of the Conservatory: 10am-4pm (Last entry at 3:30pm) Opening hours are subject to change due to garden events. Closed: December 28th – January 4th