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Takarazuka Nagatani Peony Garden
Takarazuka, a city known as one of Japan's three famous locations for landscaping, has a long history with peonies; they are said to have been brought from Shimane Prefecture approximately 300 years ago for both medicinal and aesthetic reasons. Approximately 250 plants representing 50 different varieties were even sent for display at the Paris World's Fair. Around 1,400 of these historic plants from around Japan, along with 600 more grown here in Takarazuka, went on display when the garden opened in 2001.
*Please inquire about the peony season before traveling, as the garden's season of operation varies based on the peonies.

Address 29 Monbata Nagatani, Takarazuka 669-1204
Contact Takarazuka Nagatani Peony Garden (only open during peony season) 0797-91-1616
Takarazuka City Hall Agriculture Administration Dept. 0797-77-2036
hours open [Garden Hours]
In spring, late Apr - late May 9:00-17:00
*Exact dates fluctuate based on the peony season
Parking Lot
Parking lot nearby (free)

From Takedao Station on the JR Takarazuka Line, take the Hankyu Sonoda Bus to the Nagatani Kominkan-mae stop, then walk 7 min.
*Because there are few buses on this route, be sure to check the schedules before leaving (Hankyu Sonoda Bus 91-9414)

Web site

Barrier-free toilets (1 wheelchair-accessible stall), services for those in wheelchairs (wheelchair rental service)