About Hiroshima Prefecture Ryokka Botanical Garden
Hiroshima Prefectural Greenery Center and Hiroshima Prefectural Hiroshima Greenery and Botanical Park are located in Fukuda-cho, Higashi-ku, Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, Japan, and was first opened in 1980. With a total area of more than 125 hectares, it is the most famous recreational and sightseeing spot in Hiroshima City, with something to do and see all year round.
The Hiroshima Prefectural Green Center and Hiroshima Prefectural Hiroshima Green Botanical Park are equipped with facilities such as a learning exhibition hall, a rest room, a typical tree garden, a multi-purpose plaza with a typical garden, a lawn park, a meeting plaza, a family plaza, a – plaza, and a mini sports ground, providing visitors with a wide and colorful leisure area and making it one of the best choices for family outings. In addition, the air in the green center is fresh and the environment is beautiful: in spring, about 60 kinds of cherry blossoms totaling 800 trees open brilliantly, and in autumn, beautiful red leaves such as red maple and American red maple fall leisurely, bringing a visual feast to people who come here all year round and filling your journey with romantic colors.
How to get there
Business hours: 9:00 – 16:30 Closed on Fridays (open on August 6 or national holidays)
Admission: Adults 510 yen, High school students, 65 years old and over (official identification required) 170 yen, Free for junior high school students and under, Free for high school students on Saturdays (except for national holidays and during spring, summer, and winter vacation periods)
Access: Public transportation: JR Itsukaichi Stn. → Hiroden Bus for Yakushigaoka Danchi via Botanical Garden, 20 min. stop: Botanical Garden, 3 min. walk Car: 7 km 15 min. from Itsukaichi IC of Sanyo Expressway
The botanical garden is located on a hill overlooking the World Heritage Site of Aki no Miyajima in the Seto Inland Sea. It has one of the largest greenhouses in Japan, with a trunk diameter of approximately 2 meters, a begonia greenhouse, a tropical water lily greenhouse, and a cactus greenhouse, where approximately 10,000 varieties of plants from around the world are cultivated throughout the year. Outside, there is a Japanese garden, rock garden, rose garden, and flower beds of various sizes.