Uji City Botanical Park

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宇治市植物公園1

Opened in October 1996, Uji City Botanical Park has land 10 hectares large, rich in undulation, and interwoven with canals and water fountains. The welcoming 3D waterfront at the entrance, "Tapestry of Flower and Water", is a spectacular view and among the best in Japan. It is 62 meters long and 18 meters high, with close to 3000 flower pots lined up in 46 rows to present a theme or a character related to Uji. The north-eastern (right) side of the park is the autumn area with red leaves, and the south-western (left) side is the spring area with seasonal flowers. There is also the summer area with lotus from Oguraike, and in the greenhouse there are tropical and subtropical flowers available all year. The symbolic plant of the park, the weeping cherry tree, blossoms from mid-March to end of March, during which the park will be open at night free of entrance fee.

宇治市植物公園2

宇治市植物公園3

Basic information

Venue name

Uji City Botanical Park

Address

Postal code:611-0031
25-1 Hachikenyadani, Hirono-Cho, Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture

Parking

Number of regular vehicles: 200(Charges: 400 yen)

Number of large vehicles: 3(Charges: 1500 yen (for 11 people or more))

Time held/open

9:00~17:00(entrance until 16:00)

Regular holidays/closings

Mondays(if holiday then will be closed on the following day),12/28~1/4

Charges

Adults: (over 15-years-old) 600 yen for individuals, 500 yen for groups of over 20 people

Children: (under 15-years-old) 300 yen for individuals, 250 yen for groups of over 20 people

Other: children before schooling age are free of charge ※People with disabilities, aged over 70 and their care-givers have a discount

Access

Train : From Okubo Station of Kintetsu Kyoto Line, take Kyoto Keihan Bus 240・240A towards "Keihan Uji", or 250・250A towards "Keihan Uji, JR Obaku Station", and get off at "Botanical Park" stop.
From Uji Station of Keihan Line or JR Nara Line, take Kyoto Keihan Bus 240・240A・250A towards "Kintetsu Okubo", and get off at "Botanical Park" stop.

Car : If using Keiji By-Pass and coming from Shiga, it is 14 minutes from the Uji Higashi Interchange. If coming from Osaka, it is 20 minutes from the Uji Nishi Interchange.

Access to Kyoto by the Sea

Access to Kyoto in the Forests

Access to Kyoto Infused with Tea

Access to Kyoto Otokuni Bamboo Grove

Equipment and service in facilities

Toilet facilities available|Eating & Drinking

※Nursing room and accessible toilet available on site. The dining facilities are not managed by the Botanical Park, so for questions please call: 0774-44-8845.

Contact information

Name

Uji City Botanical Park

Website

Uji City Botanical Park