Kokoen Garden

Currently Open [Closes at 06:00 pm]
  • Address: Japan, 〒670-0025 Hyogo Prefecture, Himeji, 本町68
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +81-792894120
  • Ticket Price: 300 JPY
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Family And Kids

Kokoen Garden is a large collection of Japanese Gardens that is located within the premises of Himeji Castle. There is a Japanese water garden, tea ceremony garden, evergreen garden , bamboo garden and flower garden. The place is one where you can flock to every season and will find something new to look and admire each time. Established in 1991, the place is a favoured destination of Japan’s many top artists and nature lovers. For those visiting with family, spending some time here is must. Come to watch its attractive tea houses where you can have a cup of traditional tea amidst a nice ambience. For an artist, a trip to the place is full of adventure and inspiration. 

  • Adults- 300 yen
  • Children- 150 yen
  • Possibility of combined ticket with the castle.

  • Kokoen Garden has the same hours as the Himeji Castle.

  • Train Station- Sanyo Himeji Station
  • By Car or Taxi.

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  • Kokoen Garden Address: Japan, 〒670-0025 Hyogo Prefecture, Himeji, 本町68
  • Kokoen Garden Contact Number: +81-792894120
  • Kokoen Garden Timing: 09:00 am - 06:00 pm
  • Kokoen Garden Price: 300 JPY
  • Best time to visit Kokoen Garden(preferred time): 09:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kokoen Garden: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 41.89% of people who visit Himeji include Kokoen Garden in their plan

  • 58.33% of people start their Kokoen Garden visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kokoen Garden

Monday, Thursday and Sunday

62.79% of people prefer walking in order to reach Kokoen Garden

People normally club together Himeji Castle and Shoshazan Engyoji while planning their visit to Kokoen Garden.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • This Japanese garden is an extremely nice place to go. Cheap entrance. I had a very nice time here, walking through the garden, enjoying the nature surrounding us, and watching the beautiful gold and orange Japanese carps. The place is made of a lot of different gardens connected to each other with different nature themes. The gardens are very well taken care of. This is definitely a place to go as this is part of the Japanese culture.

  • One of the best gardens we actually saw in Japan, where they know what they are doing in general. They are several, separated gardens with different themes and atmospheres. Really enjoyable

  • So beautiful. We had an absolutely magical time here wandering through the nine different gardens. The on-site restaurant was also delicious. It’s a must try if you’re in the area for the Himeji Castle.

  • Lovely garden that's a bit bigger than expected. Worth the ¥300 let alone the ¥40 on top of the castle entry fee.

  • Even if I was to early for the colors of falls , it was still a very nice experience to visit this garden.

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