Kokoen

A garden where one can enjoy Japanese seasonal changes

A garden where one can enjoy Japanese seasonal changes

Kokoen is a Japanese style garden with a path around a central pond and spring (Chisen Kaiyu style), which was opened in 1992 next to the Himeji Castle. The garden is about 10,000 Tsubo (8 acres) and consists of nine different styles of gardens making use of chasms of old samurai sectors.

Information

Address
68 Honmachi, Himeji, Hyogo, 670-0012
Access
5-minute bus ride north from JR/Sanyo Himeji Station. 15-minute walk from JR/Sanyo Himeji Station.gar
Phone
079-289-4120
Hours
April 27-August 31 9:00-18:00 (last entry 16:30)
September 1-April 26 9:00-17:00 (last entry 16:30)
Holidays
December 29-30
Admission
Adults 310 yen
Children 120 yen
Website
http://www.himeji-machishin.jp/ryokka/kokoen/en/index.php