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A garden where one can enjoy Japanese seasonal changes

Kokoen is a Japanese style garden with a path around a central pond and spring (Chisen Kaiyu style), which was opened in 1992 next to the Himeji Castle. The garden is about 10,000 Tsubo (8 acres) and consists of nine different styles of gardens making use of chasms of old samurai sectors.



By presenting the KANSAI ONE PASS card

20% discount off regular admission fee:
・Adult (18 years or older)
・ Child (elementary/junior high/high school student)
[Note] No other discount services are applied.
[Note] Valid only for customer who present a ONEPASS

Expiration date
Until March 31, 2024


Address68 Honmachi, Hemeji City 670-0012
Access5 min. bus ride north from JR/Sanyo Himeji Station 20 min. walk from JR/Sanyo Himeji Station
Hours9:00-17:00 (Entry by 16:30)
[1 hour extended dependeing on the season] 9:00-18:00 (Entry by 17:30)
Regular holidayClosed on Dec 29 and Dec 30
FeeAdult (18 years and older) 310 yen
Child (elementary, junior high or high school student) 150 yen