Sankeien is a Japanese landscape garden with a central pond, various historical buildings moved there from across the country, and several hundred cherry trees.

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There is a traditional and typical Japanese-style garden designed and landscaped by Sankei Hara , a wealthy businessman in the silk trade.
In the garden, whose surface extends to 175000㎡, seventeen old buildings of high historic value are skillfully arranged in harmony with the seasonal changes of the natural scenery.

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You can enjoy several events during the season as follows.

Feb. 13 to Mar. 6 : Plum blossom viewing
About 600 trees start to bloom from Feb.gradually until Mar.

The end of Mar.to the beginning of Apr. : Cherry blossom night viewing
Cherry Blossom Viewing in Evening in the full bloom season, the Garden opens until 21:00 (Last admission 20:30). You could enjoy the beautiful night view of cherry blossoms illuminated by lanterns and the Tomyoji’s three stories pagoda on the top of the hill lit up by floodlights.

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【Sankeien Garden】
Address: 58-1 Sannotani, Honmoku, Nakaku, Yokohama, Kanagawa
Tel: +(81) 45-621-0634
Hour: 9:00~17:00
Closed: 29, 30, and 31. Dec.
http://www.sankeien.or.jp/index.html