Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands


箱根湿生園 v-2 28-2-15The Hakone Botanical Garden of Wetlands (Hakone Shisseikaen in Japanese) is a botanical garden in the highlands of Fuji Hakone Izu National Park. The park was founded about 40 years ago to preserve and exhibit over 1700 varieties of marsh and alpine plants native to Japan.

The garden offers a network of boardwalk paths through different types of marshland where you can see the plants that populate the wetlands. Information signs are in English and Japanese. The garden is popular during June when its Nikko Kisuge (daylily) are in full bloom, however it is closed during the winter months.

Open: 9:00 to 17:00 (entry until 16:30)

Closed: December 1 to March 19

Admission Fee: 700 yen


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