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Former Fukukawa Gardens

1-27-39 Nishigahara, Kita 114-0024, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3910-0394
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東京名勝「舊古河庭園」

2017/07/21... read more

Reviewed 2 August 2017
Z9625QYdavids
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Despite it is one of the newer historic gardens a beautiful example of classic Japanese garden architecture!

The villa and the upper part of the garden in western style was created around 1917, the lower part... read more

Reviewed 2 December 2016
Talenti
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Munich, Germany
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1-27-39 Nishigahara, Kita 114-0024, Tokyo Prefecture
Akabane / Itabashi
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Reviewed 2 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.

1  Thank Z9625QYdavids
Reviewed 2 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 12 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 28 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 25 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

1  Thank Isha1203
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This is a nice garden and English-style home. It is easy to reach by JR train from the Tokyo station. I can imagine that it is fantastic during rose season and azalea season. They roses are now out bloom and the caretakers were deadheading all...More

Thank SonomaRichard
Reviewed 3 October 2009

Former Furukawa Garden is famous for its rose garden and fanciful house often used for TV dramas. But this garden also has a beautiful Japanese garden with huge garden lanterns having various patterns. Combination ticket with Rikugien garden is also a great idea. Visiting inside...More

3  Thank Taigaa
Nearby
Akabane / Itabashi
In Akabane and Itabashi, visitors can get a glimpse of
the ordinary day-to-day life of Tokyo. On the east
side of Akabane station, there are many traditional
shopping districts and small izakayas, while on the
west side, there’s a modern shopping mall. Itabashi is
currently being developed as a residential area with a
huge 1.1km long shopping street that extends from east
to west. Rows of shops and izakayas target the down to
...More
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