Ohana and Shotoen Garden
Listed on National Scenic Landmark
Built in 1697 as the villa of the Fourth Lord Tachibana Akitora. At that time the region was
called Hanabatake (Field of flower), so the villa was named Ohana or Flower.
The garden itself spread out over 3300 square meters and is laid out in such a way as to evoke the
image of Matsushima in Sendai. It was extensively renovated in 1908 to 1910. There are around 280
pines within the garden 1500 stones and 14 stone lanterns. From October to March the pond is host
to a flock of wild ducks.
Location of Yanagawa
|Address||1 Shinsoto-machi, Yanagawa-city, Fukuoka-prefecture|
10 minutes by a vehicle from Nishitetsu Yanagawa station
70 minutes by a vehicle from Dazaifu
80 minutes by a vehicle from Fukuoka-city
110 minutes by a vehicle from Kitakyushu-city
|Open hours||9:00 to 18:00|
|Admission fee||JPY 500|
|Days closed||No closing days|
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