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Stunning View

Here is close to Okayama station. you can take a bus, a bike or a bus from the station to here. But... read more

Reviewed 4 April 2016
Exeter, United Kingdom
Go during full bloom sakura season

At first, i wasnt sure if this park is worth the trip because there werent alot of english review... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
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3-1 Hokaiin, Okayama 700-0004, Okayama Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

At first, i wasnt sure if this park is worth the trip because there werent alot of english review on tripadvisor, but we decided to take the chance and we glad we did. One of the best cherry blossom parks i’ve visited in japan. I...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Kumaboo
Reviewed 21 April 2018

We were extremely lucky to be in Okayama on the sakura full bloom day. According to online recommendations, this garden is the best place to view sakura in Okayama and it was indeed true. What was even more precious to us is the relatively few...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank pl55
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Here is close to Okayama station. you can take a bus, a bike or a bus from the station to here. But I recommen you cycling there during a busy season like spring and early summer because of the queue for a car park. I...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank YuTakimoto
Reviewed 14 November 2015

During my exchange study at Okayama University, I went there several times in 2010 Spring with my female friends, it has the best view for the while city if you climb to the top, it is not exhausting since it is very a small hill....More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Yilei2014
Reviewed 28 February 2015

Kourakuen is obviously the garden to visit if you are in Okayama - one of the 'big three' gardens regarded as the most beautiful in Japan. But if you have time Handayama is a nice place to visit too - on a hill with great...More

Date of experience: March 2014
Thank Budgetdreams
Reviewed 24 June 2014

I think it helps to visit this attraction when there are flowers in season. We were lucky that the roses were in bloom when we visited as they are my wife's favourite flower. They had some wonderful scents. One of the scarlet blooms smelt strongly...More

Date of experience: June 2014
Thank arisuta
Reviewed 13 May 2014

Handayama Botanical Garden is the best spot to see cherry blossom that far away from Okayama station is only one station.( get down at Hokaiin station on JR.Tsuyama line and walk about 15 min) .There are many Cherry trees along the small hill nearly 1000...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank hellojaae
Reviewed 1 May 2013

This garden is on a hill only a few stops from the main train station. It is built on the side of a hill. It was very good in cherry blossom time. When the azaleas are in bloom I expect it would also be spectacular.

Date of experience: April 2013
Thank bill2512
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