The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden, Kochi

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#2 of 7 in Parks in Kochi
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Learn about drawing and pressing flowers at The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden. Opened in 1958, the botanical garden stores thousands of plants of various species. The whole complex is divided into several types of gardens, including one on medicinal plants. Visit a few of the complex's museum halls, which contain information about the botanical garden and its founder, Dr. Makino Tomitaro. Have a picnic in one of the parks, infused with the sweet smell of flowers, or exploring scents another way in one of the aromatherapy classrooms. To visit The Kochi Prefectural Makino Botanical Garden on your trip to Kochi, use our Kochi trip itinerary site.
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  • Best to take a good amount of time to explore this place. Also, near a lovely Ohenro stop temple called Chikurinji so both of these would be a great way to spend a day!  more »
  • Fascinating garden and plant collection with a great selection of books in the gift shop. Superb orchids. Sadly went there on such a hot day that I could not stand to stay more than a few hours, but.....  more »
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  • Fabulous garden with stunning views and lovely ponds and bridges in the Japanese manner
  • Incredible beautiful botanic garden. Well maintained, very big and amazing location on top of the Godaisan mountain. Lots of hidden gems to be explored. Be sure to visit the 2 garden shops and restaurant. Chef will make a vegetarian lunch set for you without any hesitation. Absolute recommendation!
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