Kyu-Furukawa Gardens

Kyu-Furukawa Gardens © yoojin

What is Kyu-Furukawa Gardens?

Kyu-Furukawa Gardens is a garden in Tokyo’s Kita ward. It is one of the metropolitan gardens managed and operated by the city of Tokyo. In the garden there is a Western style building made of stone which has become a symbol of the garden. In May, visitors are entertained by the many varieties roses in full bloom, which are planted around the Western-style building. There is also a Japanese style garden on the premises and you can enjoy the scenery, such as the colored leaves of autumn, in all four seasons.

Guided tours of the Western-style building are held several times a day. The fee for the tour is 800 yen and reservations in advance are generally required. If there are openings in the reservation schedule, it may be possible to join the tour the same day. Please note that from July through September and December through February, the Western-style building is closed on Mondays.

Hours of Operation and Admission Fees

The gardens are open from 9:00 to 17:00. Last entrance is at 16:30. The gardens are closed for the New Year holidays from December 29th through January 1st. In addition, there are times in December through February when the park is closed for the afternoon due to grounds maintenance.

Admission fee is 150 yen. For seniors 65 and over, it is 70 yen. Admission is free for elementary school students and under as well as junior high school students who live, or attend school, in Tokyo.


The nearest stations are Nishigahara on the Tokyo Metro Nanboku line or Kaminakazato Station on the JR Keihin Tohoku line and it is a 10 minute walk from each station.

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Description: Kyu-Furukawa Gardens

Sights Kyu-Furukawa Gardens (旧古河庭園)
Address 1-27-39, Nishigahara, Kita-ku, Tokyo
Phone / Fax Phone: 03-3910-0394
Duration 1Hour(s)
Business Hours Monday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:30)
Tuesday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:30)
Wednesday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:30)
Thursday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:30)
Friday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:30)
Saturday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:30)
Sunday:09:00-17:00 (Last entry by: 16:30)
Admission Fee Pay admission: 150yen
Recommended Season
Spring (March - May)

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