Sankeien Garden | Japan Highlights Travel, for sightseeing around Tokaido

Shin-Yokohama Station 

[Sankeien Garden]

Enjoy the invaluable historic buildings and the natural scenery that changes with the seasons.

Sankeien is a Japanese-style garden which is nationally designated as a place of scenic beauty where important buildings have been reconstructed and preserved by the businessman and art collector, Sankei Hara. Seventeen historical buildings are arranged in the garden, which covers an area of more than 170,000㎡. These include "Kakushokaku," a historical farm house with thatched roofs and a total floor area of 950㎡, the "Three-story pagoda of old Tomyoji," the oldest wooden three-story pagoda in Kanto, built in 1457, and "Rinshunkaku," thought to be a holiday retreat of Kishu Tokugawa family. The harmony between the natural scenery that changes with the seasons and the impressive buildings is truly spectacular. There is a tearoom and some eateries within the garden.
Posted photos Main Rinshunkaku (important cultural property) which is said to have been built during the early Edo period as a Kishu Tokugawa family holiday retreat
Three photos Upper left Choshukaku (important cultural property), seen here amidst the autumn foliage, is said to have been built by Tokugawa Iemitsu on the premises of Nijojo Castle, upper right Three-story pagoda of old Tomyoji (important cultural property) with cherry blossoms in full bloom, lower Kakushokaku (Tangible Cultural Property designated by Yokohama City) with irises along the main pond
Address 58-1 Honmoku Sannotani, Naka Ward, Yokohama City, Kanagawa
Phone +81-45-621-0634 (Japanese only)
Opening hours 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (last admission 4:30 p.m.)
Holidays December 29th to 31st
Admission fee Adult (age 15 and above) 700 yen
Children (age 14 and under) 200 yen
Access Take the Municipal Bus Route No. 58, 99 or 101 from "Negishi Station" of JR Negishi Line, alight at "Honmoku", and walk for approx. 10 minutes.
* There may be unscheduled closures due to unforeseen events including national disasters etc.

updated on Mar 30, 2018

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