Kokoen Garden

Currently Open [Closes at 05:00 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 - Review

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. 

Kokoen Garden Ticket Prices

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

Kokoen Garden Opening and Closing Hours

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

How To reach Kokoen Garden by Public Transport

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

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TripHobo Highlights for Kokoen Garden

  • 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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Things to Know Before Visiting Kokoen Garden

  • 95% of people who visit Himeji include Kokoen Garden in their plan

  • 57.54% of people start their Kokoen Garden visit around 12 PM - 1 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kokoen Garden

Tuesday, Friday and Sunday

62.93% 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

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Kokoen Garden, Himeji Reviews

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  • 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.

  • Beautiful gardens close to Himeji Castle. All the classic elements of Japanese gardens are to be found here. A pond with enormous koi carp, beautiful bridges, moss gardens, trained trees etc. If you are any way interested in photography, you will be in your element here. You can buy a combined ticket for the castle and the gardens which is excellent value. The gardens end up costing about 35c.

  • There's incredible variety in this multifaceted garden. Traditional Japanese gardens, a pine garden, a bamboo garden, tea house: it's all there. Highly recommended.

  • Beautiful garden close to Himeji castle area. It has several different types of garden inside and some English information about each of them. Great value for the money, we were and saw also a temporary art exhibition inside.

  • Very beautiful garden even in summer. Close walk from Himeji Castle with a bundled ticket of 1040 yen. If you have spare cash available, you could try splurging on having tea in one of the gardens or even a meal overlooking the largest pond in the garden. Good deal to take a walk through this garden if you are going to Himeji Castle.

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