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Jindai Botanical Gardens

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[Seasonal] Rose Flowers Viewing
★★★★★★★★★☆ (9.0/10.0)

[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★★★☆☆ (8.0/10.0)

△ Enjoyable
◎ Beautiful
◎ Relaxing
○ Unique
○ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to see plants from season to season
2: to see roses in the sunken garden (limited time)
3: to see cherry blossoms (limited time)
4: to see plum blossoms (limited time)
5: to see azalea flowers (limited time)

Botanical gardens that received WFRS Award of Garden Excellence

If you visit Jindai Botanical Gardens, you can see sunken rose garden.

This botanical garden is famous for rose flowers. There are about 400 kinds of 5,200 roses. Its rose garden received the WFRS Award of Garden Excellence at the 15th conference in Vancouver, Canada in 2009.

There are about 4,800 kinds of 100,000 plants in this botanical garden. In particular, you can see about 280 kinds of 12,000 azaleas.

This botanical garden consists of areas of a particular kind of plants such as maple area and dogwood area.

You can see a wide variety of flowers and trees from season to season. You can see plum blossoms from late winter to early spring, camellia flowers in early spring, and cherry blossoms in spring.

Plum Festival is held around from early February to early March. This botanical garden has about 70 kinds of 180 plum trees. There is plum area on the left side after crossing Jindai Kobashi Bridge. While some plum blooms earlier, other plum blooms later. During Plum Festival (from February 22, 2014 (Saturday) to March 2, 2014 (Sunday)), white plum blossoms of Shiro-Naniwa and red plum blossoms of Beni-Zuru were seen in this area.

This botanical garden is also famous for cherry blossoms. There are about 600 cherry trees including Prunus and weeping cherry trees. You can find "Jindai Akebono" named after Jindai Botanical Gardens.

Due to renovation work, the green house is not available until spring in 2016. Before renovation work started, it was possible to see papyruses, water lilies, begonias and orchids at the green house.

There is spacious central grass field. You can find a few bunches of pampas grass in the center of the grass field. As trees hide most of the surrounding buildings, you can see the natural scenery that blue sky and green grounds are a contrasting pair on a clear day.

You can also walk around the mixed forest.

It opened in 1961. It is a large public botanical gardens of Tokyo Metropolis at residential area in Jindaiji Motomachi, Chofu City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Chofu station.

Event Information

"New Year Opening and Event"
from January 2, 2018 (Tuesday) to February 4, 2018 (Sunday)

"Bo-Sai Festa"
January 20, 2018 (Saturday)

"Plum Festival"
from February 6, 2018 (Tuesday) to March 4, 2018 (Sunday)

"Camellia and Cherry Blossom Festival"
from March 10, 2018 (Saturday) to April 8, 2018 (Sunday)

Finished Event Information

"Camellia and Cherry Blossom Festival"
from March 14, 2015 (Saturday) to April 5, 2015 (Sunday)

"Spring Rose Festa"
from May 9, 2015 (Saturday) to May 31, 2015 (Sunday)

"Tanabata Decorations -Your Wishes on a Strip of Paper-"
from June 27, 2015 (Saturday) to July 7, 2015 (Tuesday)

"Summer Roses are in Full Bloom at Rose Garden!"
from June 25, 2015 (Thursday) to July 20, 2015 (Monday, National Holiday)

"The bud of Amorphophallus titanium swells out"
from July 10, 2015 (Friday) to July 26, 2015 (Sunday)

"Temporary Opened: Amorphophallus titanium is about to bloom!"
August 31, 2015 (Monday)

"Temporary Opened: Amorphophallus titanium is in bloom!"
September 7, 2015 (Monday)

"Autumn Rose Festa"
from October 10, 2015 (Saturday) to November 1, 2015 (Sunday)

"The 55th Jindai Botanical Gardens Chrysanthemum Competition"
from October 27, 2015 (Tuesday) to November 23, 2015 (Monday, National Holiday)

"Plant Lamp Exhibition"
from November 25, 2015 (Wednesday) to November 29, 2015 (Sunday)

"New Year Opening and Event"
from January 2, 2016 (Saturday) to January 11, 2016 (Monday, National Holiday)

"New Year Event"
from January 19, 2016 (Tuesday) to January 31, 2016 (Sunday)

"Plum Festival"
from February 2, 2016 (Tuesday) to March 6, 2016 (Sunday)

"Camellia and Cherry Blossom Festival"
from March 15, 2016 (Tuesday) to April 10, 2016 (Sunday)

"Spring Rose Festa"
from May 10, 2016 (Tuesday) to May 29, 2016 (Sunday)
*It is closed on May 16, 2016 (Monday) and May 23, 2016 (Monday).
*During this event, it opens at 08:00 on Saturday and Sunday.

"Tanabata Decorations -Write Your Wishes on a Strip of Paper-"
from June 25, 2016 (Saturday) to July 7, 2016 (Thursday)

"Autumn Rose Festa"
from October 8, 2016 (Saturday) to October 30, 2016 (Sunday)

"The 56th Jindai Botanical Gardens Chrysanthemum Competition"
from October 28, 2016 (Friday) to November 20, 2016 (Sunday)

"Plant Lamp Exhibition"
from November 22, 2016 (Tuesday) to November 27, 2016 (Sunday)

"Bo-Sai Mini Festa"
January 29, 2017 (Sunday)

"New Year Opening and Event"
from January 2, 2017 (Monday, Substitute Holiday) to February 5, 2017 (Sunday)

"Plum Festival"
from February 7, 2017 (Tuesday) to March 5, 2017 (Sunday)

"Camellia and Cherry Blossom Festival"
from March 14, 2017 (Tuesday) to April 9, 2017 (Sunday)

"Primrose Exhibition"
from April 15, 2017 (Saturday) to April 23, 2017 (Sunday)

"Spring Rose Festa"
from May 9, 2017 (Tuesday) to May 31, 2017 (Wednesday)
*It is closed on May 22, 2017 (Monday) and May 29, 2017 (Monday).
*During this event, it opens at 08:00 on Saturday and Sunday.

"Special Display: Water Plant of Endangered Plants -Inokashirafurasukomo- "
from May 2, 2017 (Tuesday) to June 4, 2017 (Sunday)

"Tanabata Decorations"
from June 27, 2017 (Tuesday) to July 7, 2017 (Friday)

"Garden Concert"
October 1, 2017 (Sunday)

"Autumn Rose Festa"
from October 7, 2017 (Saturday) to October 31, 2017 (Tuesday)

"The 57th Jindai Botanical Gardens Chrysanthemum Competition"
from October 27, 2017 (Friday) to November 19, 2017 (Sunday)

"Winter Concert"
December 9, 2017 (Saturday)

"Display of Christmas Tree"
from November 28, 2017 (Tuesday) to December 24, 2017 (Sunday)

"Christmas Concert ~Harp Duo Concert~"
December 24, 2017 (Sunday)

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 1.5 hours in a regular pace, about 1 hour in a hurried pace, and about 2 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
This garden opens from 9:30 to 17:00 (last entry: 16:00). Opening Hour is temporarily extended during events.

Closed Day
This garden opens every Monday, and year-end and new year holiday from December 29 to January 1. In case that Monday is either a national holiday or a substitute holiday, this garden opens on Monday and closes on the following weekday. Also, it temporarily opens. For information, it opened on March 3, 2014 (Monday).

Admissions Fee
It is 500-yen for adults, 250-yen for those aged 65 and over, and 200-yen for junior high school students. It is free for elementary school students, and junior high school students who live or go to school in Tokyo.It is free on Green Day of May 4, and Tokyo Citizens Day of October 1.

This garden is not close to train stations. It is accessible to go to this park from Chofu Station, Tsutsujigaoka Station, Mitaka Station and Kichijoji Station by bus. It is possible to go by taxi. However, it is not the best option to go on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
△ Mitaka Station (JR East: Sobu Line, Chuo Line, Chuo Main Line)
△ Kichijoji Station (JR East: Sobu Line, Chuo Line, Chuo Main Line)
△ Kichijoji Station (Keio: Inokashira Line)
△ Chofu Station (Keio: Keio Line, Sagamihara Line)
△ Tsutsujigaoka Station (Keio: Keio Line)

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Name in English
Jindai Botanical Gardens

Name in Roman Letters
Jindai Shokubutsu Kouen

Name in Japanese

5-31-10, Jindaiji-Motomachi, Chofu City, Tokyo, 182-0017, Japan

Telephone Number



Purpose: Botanical Garden

Purpose: Cherry Blossom

Purpose: Colored Leaf

Purpose: Garden

Purpose: Nature

Purpose: Other Nature

Purpose: Plum Blossom

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