Japonia Hortus

key to understand the Japanese garden

Gardens in Tohoku


Name of the Garden
Rating: five star maximum (how much I recommend)
Address: in Japanese character; you can copy and paste to English google map
Latitude and longitude: use for google map or smartphone applications
Phone number: use for contact or car navigation system
Designer: if known, names in Japanese order, family name before given name
Size: large, medium, small
Type: see history of Japanese garden chapter
History: period of constraction, if known
Cost: by Japanese Yen
Note: extra information
Photo of the Garden
Links on the garden name and photo which lead you to
more and bigger photos. Also, a map of the garden is put
in there.

Hokkai-do

Ueno Farm 上野ファーム
☆☆☆
旭川市永山町16-186
43.808427, 142.485639
0166-47-8741
Ueno Sayuki 上野砂由紀
Large
Natural garden
Heisei period
\800
New

Daisetsu Mori-no-Garden 大雪 森のガーデン
☆☆☆
上川郡上川町菊水841-8
43.798500, 142.821664
01658-2-4655
Large
Natural garden
Heisei period
\800
New

Otoe Kanjyo-resseki 音江環状列石
☆☆
深川市音江町
43.674070, 142.033581
Small
Stone circle
Jyomon period
Free
New

Kamisunagawa-dake Japanese Garden 上砂川岳日本庭園
☆☆☆
空知郡上砂川町西山43-7
43.466655, 142.017739
Mideum
Water garden
Showa period
Free
New

Kaze-no-Garden 風のガーデン
☆☆☆
富良野市中御料
43.333526, 142.356391
0167-22-1111
Ueno Sayuki 上野砂由紀
Large
Natural garden
Heisei period
\800
New

Kyu-Aoyama Bettei 旧青山別邸
☆☆
小樽市祝津3-63
43.231818, 141.007900
0134-24-0024
Aoyama Masayoshi and Aoyama Masae 青山政吉 青山政恵
Small
Dry landscape garden
Taisho period
\1080
Photo taking is prohibited
New

Oshoro Kanjyo-resseki 忍路環状列石
☆☆
小樽市忍路2丁目
43.199679, 140.874953
Small
Stone circle
Jyomon period
Free
New

Jichin-yama Kanjyo-resseki 地鎮山環状列石
☆☆
小樽市忍路2丁目
43.197325, 140.871262
Small
Stone circle
Jyomon period
Free
New

Nishizaki-yama Kanjyo-resseki 西崎山環状列石
☆☆
余市郡余市町栄町
43.190524, 140.846537
Small
Stone circle
Jyomon period
Free
New

Moere-numa Park モエレ沼公園
☆☆☆☆
札幌市東区モエレ沼公園1-1
43.122564, 141.431082
011-790-1231
Isamu Noguchi イサム・ノグチ
Large
Artistic garden
Heisei period
Free
New

Sapporo Park Hotel 札幌パークホテル
☆☆
札幌市中央区南10条西3丁目
43.047696, 141.356077
011-511-3131
Medium
Water garden
Showa period
Hotel
Next to Nakajima Park
ew

Nakajima Park 中島公園
☆☆
札幌市中央区中島公園1
43.046778, 141.353436
011-511-3924
Large
Water garden and dry landscape garden
Showa period
Free
New

Butsugan-ji 佛願寺
☆☆☆
札幌市南区石山東6-1-24
42.956681, 141.343499
011-593-3000
Kitayama Yasuo 北山安夫
Medium
Dry landscape garden
Heisei period
Gratuity
New

Makomanai Takino-reien 真駒内滝野霊園
☆☆☆
札幌市南区滝野2
42.920720, 141.362705
011-592-1223
Ando Tadao 安藤忠雄
Large
Modern garden and sclupture garden
Heisei period
Gratuity
New

Chapel on the Water 水の教会
☆☆☆
勇払郡占冠村中トマム
43.064026, 142.625908
0167-58-1111
Ando Tadao 安藤忠雄
Mideum
Modern garden
Showa period
Free
Open in the early morning, noon and night
New

Tokachi Millennium Forest 十勝千年の森
☆☆☆☆
清水町羽帯南10線
42.932467, 142.868157
0156-63-3000
Dan Pearson ダン・ピアソン
Large
English garden and Earth work
Heisei period
\1000
New

Azuma Teien 東庭園
☆☆
夕張郡長沼町東6線北3
42.998488, 141.720140
0123-88-2408
Azuma Jyujiro 東重次郎
Medium
Water garden
Meiji period
Free
New

Galaxucy 'Ginga' Gardens 銀河庭園
☆☆☆
恵庭市牧場277-4
42.871914, 141.547042
0123-34-7800
Bunny Guinness and Yoshiya Keiko バニー・ギネス 吉谷桂子
Large
Artistic garden
Heisei period
\1200
New

Manabe Garden 真鍋庭園
☆☆☆
帯広市稲田町東2線6
42.884578, 143.204308
0155-48-2120
Manabe Masaaki and Manabe Tomonori 眞鍋正明 眞鍋智紀
Large
Conifer garden
Showa period
\800
New

Shichiku Garden 紫竹ガーデン
☆☆☆
帯広市美栄町西4線107
42.762986, 143.085457
0155-60-2377
Shichiku Akiyo 紫竹昭葉
Large
Natural garden
Heisei period
\800
New

Tokachi Hills 十勝ヒルズ
☆☆☆
幕別町日新13-5
42.864492, 143.242991
0155-56-1111
Large
Natural garden
Heisei period
\800
New

Rokka-no-Mori 六花の森
☆☆☆
河西郡中札内村常盤西3線249-6
42.693044, 143.115270
0155-63-1000
Large
Natural garden
Heisei period
\800
New

Umemura Teien 梅村庭園
☆☆☆
二海郡八雲町末広町151-1
42.255020, 140.268934
0137-62-2976
Nonaka Matsutaro and Umemura Tajyuro 野中松太郎 梅村多十郎
Large
Water garden
Showa period
Free
New

Kosetsu-en 香雪園
☆☆☆☆
函館市見晴町56
41.793512, 140.802743
0138-57-7210
Iwafune Minejiro 岩船峯次郎
Large
Water garden
Meiji period
Free
New

Takuboku-tei 啄木亭
☆☆
函館市湯川町1-18-15
41.778065, 140.782664
0138-59-5355
Mideum
Water garden
Taisho period
Hotel
New

Katsuyama-yakata-ato 勝山館跡

檜山郡上ノ国町勝山
41.801963, 140.100659
Small
Water garden(now dried up)
Muroimachi period
Free
New

Matsumae-han Yashiki 松前藩屋敷
☆☆
松前郡松前町字西館68
41.434947, 140.104209
0139-43-2439
Large
Water garden
Free(partially cost \360)
New

Hogen-ji 法源寺
☆☆
松前郡松前町字松城341
41.432181, 140.107600
0139-42-2146
Small
Dry landscape garden
Edo period
Gratuity
Talk to the Buddhist priest to see
Behind of the main building
New

Kozen-ji 光善寺
☆☆
松前郡松前町字松城303
41.431657, 140.105915
0139-42-2680
Small
Dry landscape garden
Meiji period
Gratuity
Talk to the Buddhist priest to see
Behind of the main building
New

Aomori-ken

Narumi-shi Residence 鳴海氏邸
☆☆☆
黒石市中町1-1
40.644137, 140.596732
0172-52-3321
Small
Water garden
Meiji period
Free
The garden can be seen from the brewery store

Seibi-en 盛美園
☆☆☆
平川市猿賀石林1
40.616709, 140.569940
0172-57-2020
Seito Moriyoshi 清藤盛美
Medium
Water garden
Meiji period
\430 (\210 in the winter)

Seito-shi Shoin 清藤氏書院
☆☆☆
平川市猿賀石林1-6
40.615931, 140.569919
0172-57-2127
Nomoto Doen 野本洞園
Small
Dry landscape garden
Edo period
\300
Next to Seibi-en

Zuiraku-en 瑞楽園
☆☆☆
弘前市大字宮舘字宮舘沢26-21
40.649464, 140.413681
0172-96-2744
Takahashi Teizan, Ikeda Teigetsu and Tonosaki Teiyo
高橋亭山 池田亭月 外崎亭陽
Small
Dry landscape garden
Meiji and Showa period
\310

Yoki-en 揚亀園
☆☆
弘前市亀甲町61
40.611337, 140.469762
0172-39-1511
Obata Teijyu 小幡亭樹
Small
Water garden
Taisho period
\500
Within Neputa-mura

Fujita Kinen Garden 藤田記念庭園
☆☆
弘前市上白銀町8-1
40.603868, 140.461084
0172-37-5525
Fujita Kenichi 藤田謙一
Medium
Water garden
Taisho period
\310

Akita-ken

Torikata-kaikan 鳥潟会館
☆☆
大館市花岡町字根井下156
40.332133, 140.553084
0186-46-1009
Torikata Ryuzo 鳥潟隆三
Medium
Water garden
Showa period
Free

Oyu Kanjyo-reseki 大湯環状列石
☆☆☆☆
鹿角市十和田大湯字万座45
40.271387, 140.804161
0186-37-3822
Medium
Stone circle
Jyomon period
Free

Ishiguro-ke Residence 石黒家邸
☆☆
仙北市角館町表町下丁1
39.601206, 140.561677
0187-55-1496
Small
Dry landscape garden
Edo period
\310

Kawarada-ke Residence 河原田家邸
☆☆☆
仙北市角館町表町下丁10
39.597239, 140.562539
Small
Dry landscape garden
Edo period
Free

Odano-ke Residence 小田野家邸
☆☆
仙北市角館町表町下丁10
39.596982, 140.562593
Small
Dry landscape garden
Edo period
Free

Ikeda-shi Hota-bunke 池田氏払田分家
☆☆
会津若松市花春町8-1
37.491401, 139.943382
0242-27-2472
Nagaoka Yasuhei 長岡安平
Medium
Water garden
Meiji period
Free

Iwate-ken

Morioka-shi Central Community Center 盛岡市中央公民館
☆☆
盛岡市愛宕町14-1
39.711036, 141.163098
019-654-5366
Nanbu Toshikatsu 南部利雄
Medium
Daimyo garden
Edo period
Free

Takeda-ke Residence 武田家邸
☆☆☆
盛岡市長田町19-1
39.708842, 141.140851
0242-27-2472
Medium
Water garden
Free
Open on the second and forth saturday between 13:00 and 16:00from May to November

Flower and Garden Mori-no-Kaze フラワー&ガーデン 森の風
岩手郡雫石町鶯宿10-64-1
39.640278, 140.933943
019-691-8787
Kazuyuki Ishihara 石原和幸
Medium
Water garden and floral garden
Heisei period
\1000
Gardening show was hold when I visited

Motsu-ji 毛越寺
☆☆☆☆☆
西磐井郡平泉町字大沢58
38.988474, 141.107233
0191-46-2331
Fujiwara-no-Motohira 藤原基衡
Large
Jyodo-shiki garden
Heian period
\500

Kanjizaio-in-ato 観自在王院跡
☆☆☆
西磐井郡平泉町字大沢58 (not exact place but near)
38.988521, 141.110417
Fujiwara-no-Motohira's wife 藤原基衡夫人
Large
Jyodo-shiki garden
Heian period
Free
Next to Motsu-ji

Muryoko-in-ato 無量光院跡
☆☆
西磐井郡平泉町平泉花立208 (not exact place but near)
38.992792, 141.116124
Fujiwara-no-Hidehira 藤原秀衡
Medium
Jyodo-shiki garden
Heian period
Free

Yamagata-ken

Honma Museum of Art 本間美術館
☆☆☆
酒田市御成町7-7
38.923393, 139.842070
0234-24-4311
Medium
Water garden
Edo period
\900

Ken Domon Museum of Photography 土門拳美術館
☆☆☆
酒田市飯森山2-13
38.891290, 139.823705
0234-31-0028
Noguchi Isamu ノグチ・イサム
Large
Water garden and modern garden
Contemporary
\420

Chido Museum 致道博物館
☆☆
鶴岡市家中新町10-18
38.728476, 139.821421
0235-22-1199
Small
Water garden
Edo period
\700

Gyokusen-ji 玉川寺
☆☆☆
鶴岡市羽黒町玉川35
38.710996, 139.940443
0235-62-2746
Medium
Water garden
Edo period
\300

Yamagata Sports Park 山形県総合運動場
☆☆
山形県天童市山王1-1
38.337211, 140.377588
Large
Water garden and lawn park
Contemporary
Free

Gokuraku-en 御苦楽園
☆☆☆
天童市奈良沢乙47
38.335809, 140.394668
023-653-3392
Mitobe Yasaku, Yamaguchi Sukematsu and Kawasaki Kojiro
水戸部弥作 山口助松 川崎幸次郎
Medium
Water garden
Showa period
\400

Yamagata Bigwing 山県ビックウィング
☆☆
山形市平久保100
38.287481, 140.353049
023-635-3100
Medium
Water garden
Contemporary
Free
The photo was taken in the winter; hedge with snow protection

Kyu-Saisei-kan Honkan 旧済生館本館
☆☆☆
山形市霞城町1-1
38.253309, 140.328641
023-644-0253
Small
Dry landscape garden
Free

Momiji Park もみじ公園
☆☆
山形市東原町2-16-7
38.246177, 140.344753
Matsudaira Tadahiro 松平忠弘
Medium
Water garden
Edo period
Free

Kozen-ji 光禅寺
☆☆☆
山形市鉄砲町2-5-7
38.238840, 140.335202
023-622-7796
Medium
Water garden
Edo period
Gratuity

Jyoko-ji 浄光寺
☆☆
上山市軽井沢2-1-1
38.162822, 140.276805
023-672-0810
Takuan 沢庵
Small
Water garden
Edo period
Gratuity
Talk to the Buddhist priest to see
Behind of the main building

Miyagi-ken

Entsu-in 円通院
☆☆☆
松島町松島字町内67
38.371290, 141.059775
022-354-3206
Medium
Dry landscape garden, water garden and rose garden
Edo period
\300

Fukushima-ken

Yanagawa-jyo-ato 梁川城跡
☆☆☆
伊達市梁川町字鶴ヶ岡1
37.855187, 140.611368
024-577-1124
Small
Water garden
Muromachi period
Free

Jyoraku-en 浄楽園
☆☆☆
福島市桜本字荒神38
37.750931, 140.376171
024-591-1304
Tamane Tokushiro 玉根徳四郎
Large
Water garden
Showa period
\500

Kanze-ji 観世寺
☆☆
二本松市安達ヶ原4-126
37.594515, 140.463706
0243-22-0797
Small
Iwakura
\400

Kyu-Takizawa-Honjin 旧滝沢本陣
☆☆☆
会津若松市一箕町滝沢122
37.506206, 139.952753
0242-22-8525
Small
Water garden
Edo period
\300

Dairyu-ji 大龍寺
☆☆
会津若松市慶山2-7-23
37.495251, 139.950744
0242-27-9376
Meguro Jyotei 目黒浄定
Small
Water garden
Edo period
Gratuity
Talk to the Buddhist priest to see
Behind of the main building

Oyaku-en 御薬園
☆☆☆
会津若松市花春町8-1
37.491401, 139.943382
0242-27-2472
Medium
Daimyo garden
Edo period
\310

Hakuro-tei 白露庭
☆☆
会津若松市追手町6-6
37.490603, 139.929964
0242-26-5725
Small
Water garden (now dried up)
Edo period
Free

Rin-kaku 麟閣
☆☆
会津若松市追手町1-1
37.486907, 139.930764
Small
Tea garden
\200
Within Aizuwakamatsu-jyo

Aizu Buke-yashiki 会津武家屋敷
☆☆
会津若松市東山町大字石山院内1
37.485219, 139.953765
0242-28-2525
Small
Water garden and tea garden
Edo period
\850

Suiraku-en 翠楽苑
☆☆☆
白河市五郎窪山45-1
37.111858, 140.217625
0248-22-1147
Large
Water garden
Heisei period
\320

Nanko Park 南湖公園
☆☆
白河市南湖
37.109291, 140.216594
Matsudaira Sadanobu 松平定信
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
Free

Shiramizu Amida-do 白水阿弥陀堂
☆☆☆
いわき市内郷白水町広畑219
37.036456, 140.837271
0246-26-7008
Toku-hime 徳姫
Large
Jyodo-shiki garden
Heian period
\400

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