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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.
|Address||68 Honmachi, Hemeji City 670-0012|
|Access||5 min. bus ride north from JR/Sanyo Himeji Station 20 min. walk from JR/Sanyo Himeji Station|
|Hours||9:00-17:00 (Entry by 16:30)|
[1 hour extended dependeing on the season] 9:00-18:00 (Entry by 17:30)
|Regular holiday||Closed on Dec 29 and Dec 30|
|Fee||Adult (18 years and older) 310 yen|
Child (elementary, junior high or high school student) 150 yen
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