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Former Fukukawa Gardens

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Former Furukawa (not Fukukawa) Garden

Hi I just wanted to correct misspelled word. Please change to Furukawa. Thanks! I went to high... read more

Reviewed 23 January 2018
Tomoko W
via mobile
Autumn Trip

The place is nice, cold and windy during autumn season. You can get good picture view in the... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Orville A
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Cebu City, Philippines
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1-27-39 Nishigahara, Kita 114-0024, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Hi I just wanted to correct misspelled word. Please change to Furukawa. Thanks! I went to high school near by and we used to draw and paint in the garden during the class. Back in the late ‘70s it was rather dilapidated but now I...More

Thank Tomoko W
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

In my ongoing quest to see botanical beauty within Tokyo, I made the journey from central Tokyo out to this old western style estate. It was 10 comfortable stops on the Namboku line and under 10 minutes on foot to the Gardens. The entrance fee...More

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

The place is nice, cold and windy during autumn season. You can get good picture view in the Shinji-ike (pond) area. The stone made western style residence is exactly what you see in the picture. Though, some roses are not yet blooming during my visit...More

Thank Orville A
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

2017/07/21 大正時期的建築師活用武藏野高地的南斜面地形,於北側的小高丘上建造洋館,斜面上建有明亮的西洋庭園,而低地上則建有以池塘為中心的日本庭園。種植在西洋庭園的玫瑰花,可惜還沒綻放。Kyu-Furukawa Gardens in Tokyo is a place of scenic beauty, the combination of western and Japanese style gardens provides a pleasing space for walking.

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Reviewed 3 December 2016

The villa and the upper part of the garden in western style was created around 1917, the lower part of the garden about 10 years later by a famous Kyoto garden architect. Beautiful example of classicaL garden architecture. Kyu Fukukawa Garden is just a ten...More

Thank Talenti
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

At the entrance, you are met by a large British house. Such building is perhaps rare in Japan but it is nothing special and would be quite commonly found in England. There is a rose garden next to the house. Rather small and not well...More

Thank Yan C
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Many visitors’ attentions seemed to be focused on the big house for which the gardens were built. The house was designed by an English architect in what is called English architecture style in a brochure. Actually it’s a rather humdrum but imposing pile of depressingly...More

1  Thank hfot2
Reviewed 29 April 2016

You can visit both Japanese and English gardens here. If you visit on either May or October, you find many kinds of beautiful rose. Also you enjoy rose ice cream, if you like

Thank tamurat
Reviewed 18 April 2016

This was out of the way of all other attractions in Tokyo, but if you have some time to spare and like flowers, you will like this garden. This garden features a Western portion, with a cottage-style house and all kinds of roses to blossom...More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 26 September 2015

This is one of the unique places to see the Western style architecture inside a Japanese garden. This garden is full of green and one of the beautiful places to be relaxed in busy Tokyo.Depending on season they have different flowers. If you wanna see...More

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to west. Rows of shops and izakayas target the down to
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