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Address: 3-1 Hokaiin, Okayama 700-0004, Okayama Prefecture
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Here is close to Okayama station. you can take a bus, a bike or a bus from the station to here. But I recommen you cycling there during a busy season like spring and early... read more

Reviewed 3 April 2016
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

Here is close to Okayama station. you can take a bus, a bike or a bus from the station to here. But I recommen you cycling there during a busy season like spring and early summer because of the queue for a car park. I visited in very nice weather having a beautiful blue sky and fresh air. The harmony... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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Reviewed 14 November 2015

During my exchange study at Okayama University, I went there several times in 2010 Spring with my female friends, it has the best view for the while city if you climb to the top, it is not exhausting since it is very a small hill. The botanical garden has many types of floral, including bamboos and rainforest plantations, its quiet... More 

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Reviewed 27 February 2015

Kourakuen is obviously the garden to visit if you are in Okayama - one of the 'big three' gardens regarded as the most beautiful in Japan. But if you have time Handayama is a nice place to visit too - on a hill with great views over the city including Kouraken and Misaoyama. This is a modern botanical garden rather... More 

Thank Budgetdreams
Okayama, Japan
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Reviewed 23 June 2014

I think it helps to visit this attraction when there are flowers in season. We were lucky that the roses were in bloom when we visited as they are my wife's favourite flower. They had some wonderful scents. One of the scarlet blooms smelt strongly of raspberries! There are some interesting plants in the glasshouses, such as insectivorous pitcher plants... More 

Thank arisuta
Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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Reviewed 12 May 2014

Handayama Botanical Garden is the best spot to see cherry blossom that far away from Okayama station is only one station.( get down at Hokaiin station on JR.Tsuyama line and walk about 15 min) .There are many Cherry trees along the small hill nearly 1000 trees.The beginning of April always have the Sakura festival.If you come to Okayama ,dont' miss... More 

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Reviewed 30 April 2013

This garden is on a hill only a few stops from the main train station. It is built on the side of a hill. It was very good in cherry blossom time. When the azaleas are in bloom I expect it would also be spectacular.

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