Encho-en Garden

Travel Guide - Encho-en Garden


Encho-en, the largest Chinese garden in Japan, was designed to resemble that of a classical Chinese court.
Everything from the planning to the building materials came from China, making this an authentic Chinese Imperial court.
There is plenty to be enjoyed, from the beautiful outdoor scenes, to the energetic performances of Chinese acrobats.
Take your time and unwind in its beautiful gardens.

Opening Hours

  • 9:00 - 17:00
  • 9:00 - 21:00 (July - August) *weekends and national holidays


  • 4th Tuesday of December - March (or the following day when it falls on a national holiday)

Access / Public Transport

  • 15 minutes walk from JR Matsuzaki Station
  • 10-minute taxi ride from JR Kurayoshi Station

Address / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.
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