Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden

高知県立牧野植物園(Kochikenritsu Makino Syokubutsuen)
Known as one of the best botanical gardens in all of Japan!
Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden boasts about 3000 kinds of plant species throughout the year, and is one of the prominent botanical gardens in Japan.
The achievements of world renowned botanist Dr. Tomitaro Makino are exhibited in an easy-to-understand way and there is a permanent exhibition room displaying the original botanical drawings of Dr. Makino.
The gardens have zones dedicated to different types of plants, like plants used for medicinal purposes or East Asian ornamental plants. There are also shops with original goods, and popular restaurants that use local ingredients from Kochi.
Address 高知県高知市五台山4200-6
Telephone Number 088-882-2601
Open9:00 to 17:00
ClosedEnd of the year December 27 to January 1st
Sometimes closed for maintenance
Price●730 yen per person for ordinary visitors (free for senior high school students and younger children)
Directions●Take a “MY-YU BUS” ride from JR Kochi Station and get off at “Makino Shokubutsuen Seimon-mae” stop (in front of the main gate of Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden).
●About a 20-minute drive from the Kochi IC on the Kochi Expressway
Website Website
Map Code73 159 324*06

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