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Address: 267-1 Bonsaicho, Omiya-ku, Saitama 331-0805, Saitama Prefecture
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9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Fri - Wed 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
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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Nice way to spend a couple of hours.

Visited early March, 2015. I'm not a Bonsai fanatic, but the Museum was pretty and nice (no photos allowed except for the lobby and designated small area in the garden), so were... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 9, 2015
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Tokyo, Japan
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99 reviews 99 reviews
64 attraction reviews
257 helpful votes 257 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Visited early March, 2015. I'm not a Bonsai fanatic, but the Museum was pretty and nice (no photos allowed except for the lobby and designated small area in the garden), so were couple of Bonsai shops in the village which I've check out (unfortunately only 5 remaining in town in contrast to some 30 before WW2). Omiya is a town... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

We visited the Omiya Bonsai Village in early February 2015 and found it exquisite. To see so many amazing bonsai in one area was incredible. We also visited the Bonsai Museum which was fantastic. We had lunch at the Bonsai Restaurant in Omiya and the food was beautiful. We would thoroughly recommend doing a tour with Mr Yoshihiro Nakamizu of... More 

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Benitachell
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86 reviews 86 reviews
19 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 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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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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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