This spacious park in Tachikawa has something for everyone: a fountain-studded promenade lined with ginkgo trees, a huge Japanese garden with an excellent bonsai collection, spectacular seasonal color, and a bouncy mountain, multiple playgrounds, & lots of bike paths for the kids.
Hours: 9:30 – 17:00
Open: Every day except the 4th Monday of every month and Dec 31 – Jan 1.
Admission: Adults: ¥450, Children (6-15) Free, Seniors (65+): ¥210
Detailed info in English about boat & bike rental, the frisbee golf course, and other activities is on the official website here.
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