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Omiya Bonsai Village

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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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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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Omiya Bonsai Village

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
MichelleDandMichaelW
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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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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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