Koko-en reopened 28, MAY  Usual Time 9:00~17:00 (Entry by 16:30) 【Health and Safety Request For Entering Koko-en】 To STOP COVID-19 VI...

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Due to the declaration of state of emergency based on the COVID-19 Special Measures Law,Koko-en is temporarily closed during the following ...

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[4/3 updated]Tea ceremony house is closed from Mar. 1 - May.10

Souju-an is closed from Mar. 1 (Sun.) through May 10 (Sun.) due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) . We're sorry for inconvenience for ...

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[Canceled]Grand Spring Tea Ceremony on 19th, April

For prevention of COVID-19 spread, Grand Spring Tea Ceremony on 19th, April has been canceled.  ...

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[Canceled]Sakura Night Viewing Event

For prevention of COVID-19 spread,  Sakura Night Viewing Event  from 3rd to 5th and 10th to 12th, April has been canceled. ...

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KOKO-EN is a popular beautiful sightseeing spot in Himeji City.

KOKO-EN is a popular beautiful sightseeing spot in Himeji City. Beautiful Views of HIMEJI CASTLE from KOKO-EN gardens.
It is 3.5 hectares (8.5 acres) in size, located just south-west of HIMEJI CASTLE.
KOKO-EN, consists of 9 separate strolling-style gardens of different sizes and landscaping themes in style of the Edo Period (1603 and 1868). The largest of the gardens is called “The Garden of the Lord's Residence”; another garden is “Tea Ceremony Garden” with the Sukiya-style Tea House,“Souju-an”. KOKO-EN, with it’s authentic Edo Period buildings and landscaping, is used as a backdrop for period TV Dramas and movies.
You can enjoy a lunch of delicious seasonal Japanese dishes with a scenic view of the garden at the Japanese “Kassui-ken” restaurant.

  • Overview of Koko-en
  • Garden of the Lord's residence
  • Tea ceremony garden
  • Kassui-ken