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Omiya Bonsai Village

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Address: 267-1 Bonsaicho, Omiya-ku, Saitama 331-0805, Saitama Prefecture
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: No
Description: Loosely clustered into the "bonsai village," 15 bonsai nurseries lie...
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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A must for Bonsai lovers

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 30, 2014
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Benitachell
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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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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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