Autumn is the best season to go outside!
Kyu-Furukawa Gardens is a well-known gardens where you can see the fusion of beautiful English gardens and Japanese gardens.
It used to be a place that Furukawa family. famous notable on Meiji and Taisho era, lived.
Their house is no longer exist but their place still remains.
The gardens and the historical residence on the top of hill reminds you of England!
Kyu- Furukawa gardens is also famous for its rose garden!
Almost 90 species of roses are planted.
There is a rose festival twice a year, in the middle of May and October.
If you do not know well about roses, there is no worry.
They have signs which names and information of roses are written on.
You can also enjoy seasonal flowers as well (cherry blossom, camellia, or spider lily…).
So, if it is not on rose seasons, I am sure you will have fun!
When you go through the rose garden, another garden with a traditional atmosphere, Japanese style garden will appear.
You may feel tired of walking…
How about take a break and taste green tea with some sweets in tea room?
It is only 500 yen!
If you are interested please visit it!
Address: 1-27-39 Nishigahara, Kita-ku, Tokyo, 114-0024
Access: JR Keihin-tohoku Line, Kami-Nakasato Station, 7 minutes by walk
JR Yamanote Line, Komagome Station, 15 minutes by walk
Open hours: 9:00 am-5:00pm
Entrance fee: 150 yen
Over 65 year-old: 70 yen
Primary school students : free