Oyaku-en Garden

Travel Guide - Oyaku-en Garden


Oyaku-en Garden was originally the site of the Aizu clan’s mansion.
The name "Oyaku-en (medical herb garden)" came from the fact that the second lord of Aizu, Hoshina Masatsune, planted medical herbs here in the Edo Period (1603 - 1868).
There are still 400 kinds of medical herbs grown in the garden.

Oyaku-en Garden contains lovely ponds, rustic tea arbors, and a medicinal herb garden.
At Choyokaku, a building where Princess Chichibu stayed, you can taste the black tea and desserts that she loved.

Opening Hours

  • 8:30–17:00 *admission until 30 minutes before closing


  • No closing days

Access / Public Transport

  • 30 minutes from JR Aizu-Wakamatsu Station by Haikara-san Bus. Get off at Oyakuen Bus stop.

Address / Location

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Birgitte Johnsen @IamBirgitte - 2019-10-24
Day 23 of Inktober is for Oyaku-en, a medicinal herb garden in Aizu-Wakamatsu in Fukushima. Pictured is it’s Rakuju… https://t.co/Z3QR1ypN3F
Galleries On The Go @SaraMullins9 - 2015-09-25
illustration,material,free,landscape,picture,painting,color pencil,crayon,drawing,The pond of the Oyaku-en Garden http://t.co/cV0ibzoLA4
ATIC (Aizu) @ATICinAizu - 2015-02-04
Oyakuen Garden in Winter

It's so cold that the pond is freezing!
#Aizu http://t.co/o3TmQiHLp5