Chofu Garden

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Chofu Garden

This 30,000m2 garden is located in Shimonoseki, Yamaguchi Prefecture. It used to belong to Nishi Yukinaga, vassal of the second head of Mori clan during the Edo Period (1603-1868). The garden consists of a pond, study building, tea-house, a bower and a river.

The warehouse in the park has famous Shimonoseki sweets and other articles on sale. There are works of various writers and tourism information on display, so why don’t you drop by?

Business hours are from 9:00 to 17:00, the last entrance is 16:40. The entrance fee is 200 yen for adults, 100 for high-schoolers.


From JR Shimonoseki Station take state line bus and get off at “Shiritsu Bijutsukan-mae” bus stop. Car: 20 minutes from Shimonoseki IC via state road 9 on Chugoku expressway.

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Description: Chofu Garden

Sights Chofu Garden (長府庭園 )
Address 8-11 Chofu Garden, Higashi-cho, Chofukuromon, Shimonoseki-shi, Yamaguchi
Phone / Fax Phone: 083-246-4120
Duration 1Hour(s)
Business Hours Monday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:00)
Tuesday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:00)
Wednesday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:00)
Thursday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:00)
Friday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:00)
Saturday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:00)
Sunday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:00)
Admission Fee Pay admission: 200yen
Recommended Season
Spring (March - May)
Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November) Winter (December - February)
Recommended target Family Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+)

Map: Chofu Garden