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About Sankeien Garden

三溪園 Sankeien is a traditional and typical Japanese-style garden designed and landscaped by Sankei Hara ( his real name was Tomitaro Hara) , a wealthy businessman in the silk trade. 
He reconstructed buildings of historic importance from places such as Kyoto and Kamakura in this garden, which was opend to the public as ”Sankeien”in 1906.
In the garden, whose surface extends to 175000u, seventeen old buildings of high historic value are skillfully arranged in harmony with the seasonal changes of the natural scenery.
The Second World War caused great damage, and in 1953 the property was transferred from the Hara family to the care of the Sankeien Hoshokai foundation. Restoration works were carried out, and five years later, Sankeien had nearly recovered its former appearance.
Park Hours
9:00-17:00 ( Last entrance 16:30)
Adult ( 15 years old and above) 700yen (600)
Children ( 14 years old and under) 200yen (100)
City residents 65 years old and above
*Please show the Hamatomo Card issued by Yokohama City
  The fees shown in parentheses are for groups of over 10 people
・Handycapped Persons are free
*Please show the Physical Disability Passbook
・Multiple Entry Ticket( 5 Entries) Adult:3000yen、Child:500yen
・Annual Pass Adult:2500yen、Child:700yen、City resident over 65(Please show the Hamatomo Card issued by Yokohama City):700yen
500yen up to 2hours; 100yen for every additional 30 minutes with a Automobiles 1,000yen maximum per day /Buses:1,000yen
December 29、30、31
English Guided Tour(Free of charge!)
Visitors can now enjoy a guided tour through the garden. Volunteers will provide visitors with information in English about our beautiful flowers and our historical buildings.

On Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday only
(Except for the end and beginning of the year,from December 29 to January 3)

Departure time : 14:00PM〜(1h)

Limited to 20 visitors

Meeting place : In front of the garden map near the main entrance.
There will be a light blue banner near the map.

*The tour may be called off due to reasons such as rough weather.