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Former Fukukawa Gardens

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Address: 1-27-39 Nishigahara, Kita 114-0024, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3910-0394
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A pleasent garden to visit

This is a nice garden and English-style home. It is easy to reach by JR train from the Tokyo station. I can imagine that it is fantastic during rose season and azalea season. They... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
Sonoma, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

This is one of the unique places to see the Western style architecture inside a Japanese garden. This garden is full of green and one of the beautiful places to be relaxed in busy Tokyo.Depending on season they have different flowers. If you wanna see lots of roses autumn and Spring is the best. ( Autumn from October to November... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

This is a nice garden and English-style home. It is easy to reach by JR train from the Tokyo station. I can imagine that it is fantastic during rose season and azalea season. They roses are now out bloom and the caretakers were deadheading all blooms that were left. There is a peaceful walk around a tradition Japanese lake with... More 

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Fujieda, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2009

Former Furukawa Garden is famous for its rose garden and fanciful house often used for TV dramas. But this garden also has a beautiful Japanese garden with huge garden lanterns having various patterns. Combination ticket with Rikugien garden is also a great idea. Visiting inside the house requires prior booking at least one week in advance. But during off-rose season... More 

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