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I've wanted to visit here for years and on this trip I finally made it. So glad I did. It took about 30 mins from Tokyo station and then 5 mins walk. The displays and descriptions inside were fantastic and really interesting and insightful (no photos allowed though). Outside…
The staff here are rude! They do not let you take pictures here, as if taking pictures would hurt anything there. I was trying to study some of the leafs of the tree and they kept interrupting my experience. It's supposed to be a place of tranquility but the staff make you very…
The indoor introductory exhibition was an informative way to start the visit. Then outside WOW. A surprising variety of trees have been bonsaied including a beech and a crab apple tree.
We had a nice visit. The displays are informative about how to look at bonsai, what are qualities to look for and keeping bonsai. There are many very, very old bonsai, one is estimated to be 1,000 years old. Many are between 150 and 250 years old. Pretty little garden too
What an absolutely amazing place! I could have easily spent a fa couple of hours here. We were a group of 6 and the kids got bored after about 30 minutes. We compromised and left after an hour. The bonsais were amazing. There are bonsais that range from between 50 and 350 year’s…