“Sankeien” is the traditional Japanese garden in Yokohama. It’s opened by Sankei Hara in 1906. He was the successful businessman in Yokohama for silk business.
In the garden, the surface extends to 175,000㎡, and there are many reconstructed buildings from Kyoto and Kamakura that are important cultural properties.
It would take over 2 hours to walk around the garden. You can take some rest in tea houses with green tea, and tasteful Japanese cakes.
You can see many kinds of flowers throughout the year. Cherry blossoms in spring, hydrangeas and water lilies in summer, maples in autumn, and apricot blossoms in winter.
The former home of Hara family, “Kakushokaku”,is designated the Tangible Cultural Property by Yokohama-city. It was build in 1902. It is very popular for using of wedding ceremony. You may see the bride and groom who take a photo tour in the garden.
If you are interested, please download a guidebook on line in English, Chinese, or Korean.
9:00am to 5:00pm (Last entrance is 4:30pm)
Closed on 29th-31st Dec
500yen for adults
〒231-0824 58-1 honmoku sannotani naka-ku, yokohama
Nearest station JR “Negishi station”
Take a bus 58, 99, or 101, and get off at “Honmoku” and then 10 minutes by walk from “Honmoku”