Handayama Botanical Garden, Okayama

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3-1 Houkaiin, Okayama-shi, Okayama-ken 700-0004 086-252-4183

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    Handayama Botanical Garden

    by Rabbityama Written May 27, 2012
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    Handayama Botanical Garden is one of the many options in Okayama for those who like flowers and gardens. It was designed to have something blooming in all seasons of the year, and the layout is well-planned and attractive. It is one of the city's famous places to see cherry blossoms, although my visit was not during cherry blossom season. I visited in May, so the azaleas were blooming along with other flowers scattered about.

    The first view of the Botanical Gardens is of the upward terraces. It creates the illusion that the place is small, but once you get up past the terraces, you'll find it extends much further. The grounds are actually quite large! It can take at least an hour if not 2 in order to roam the entire grounds and see everything. There is even a kofun (burial mound) within the grounds of the botanical garden.

    Entrance is 300 yen.

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    Handayama-botanical garden

    by bebejepang Written Oct 7, 2006

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    Beautiful park, especially when cherry blossom festival (sakura). One week after sakura fall, the ground of this park will be pink. It is very beautifull.

    Opening hours: 9.00-16.00 (close every tuesday).
    Entrance fee: 300 yen adult, 120 yen child.

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