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Omiya Bonsai Village

Address: 267-1 Bonsaicho, Omiya-ku, Saitama, Saitama Prefecture 331-0805, Japan
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Ranked #8 of 34 Attractions in Saitama
Type: Civic Centers, Convention Centers, Government Buildings, Cultural
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: Loosely clustered into the "bonsai village," 15 bonsai nurseries lie within walking distance of one...
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Type: Civic Centers, Convention Centers, Government Buildings, Cultural
Fee: No
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Hours:
Fri - Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Owner description: Loosely clustered into the "bonsai village," 15 bonsai nurseries lie within walking distance of one another in Omiya, each displaying its wares in an formal, open-air Japanese garden. In May, the village puts on a Bonsai festival, and all the nurseries display their finest creations against a backdrop of spring flowers.

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Benitachell
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86 reviews 86 reviews
19 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Located in Omiya Toro is the Bonsai Museum (closed Thursdays) and 4 Bonsai nurseries within 5 - 15 min walk which display hundreds of amazing Bonsais. Phantastic ! If you are coming from Ueno JR station take the Utzunomiya JR line which starts in Ueno and leave the train one station after Omiya: called Toro. Well worth a visit not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

The museum is very nice. There's a lot of different bonsai. You can also buy a bonsai there. We bought one japanese juniper bonsai and he's still really happy :)

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Tasmania
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21 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

A friend of mine is a keen bonsai person and he mentioned this village before I left on my trip to Tokyo. It is about 40 min from Tokyo. I went by train from Ikebukuro to Akabane then took a train to Toro. The Bonsai museum is a short walk to the station. Some of the nurseries are not far... More 

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