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Listen to the Rain - Tokugawaen's Japanese Umbrellas

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  • Listen to the Rain - Tokugawaen's Wagasa
  • Listen to the Rain - Tokugawaen's Wagasa
  • Listen to the Rain - Tokugawaen's Wagasa
  • Listen to the Rain - Tokugawaen's Wagasa
  • Listen to the Rain - Tokugawaen's Wagasa
  • Listen to the Rain - Tokugawaen's Wagasa

In addition to the flowers and plants that decorate this Japanese garden during rainy season, enjoy the elegance of traditional Japanese umbrellas, known as wagasa, and all kinds of special events.

Wagasa Lined up in Tokugawaen's Iris Garden

Wagasa Rental and Display

Wagasa make a wonderful compliment to Japanese gardens during rainy season. Look forward to garden scenes of wagasa unfurled against a background of approximately 1,800 hanashobu iris bulbs of 50 different varieties.

●Wagasa Rental
Period: Saturday, May 29-Wednesday, July 7
Location: Kuromon Ticket Gate
Fee: 500 yen per umbrella (tax included)

●Wagasa Display
*Cancelled in the case of rain
Period: Saturday, May 29-Sunday, June 13
Location: Shobuden (Iris Garden)

Japanese Paper Doll Exhibition

Japanese Paper Doll Exhibition

Enjoy the world of paper dolls made with Japanese paper, or washi, from all over Japan in unique presentations taken from everyday life in the Edo period, kabuki plays, or The Tale of Genji.

Period: Thursday, June 10 1:00 PM-Sunday, June 13 4:00 PM
Location: Tokugawaen Garden Hall

Tokugawaen's Tanabata Decorations

Tanabata Yukata Photo Service

Those who come dressed in yukata (light summer kimono) can have their photo taken by a professional cameraman and receive their photo to take home.
*Limited to the first 30 visitors

Time: Sunday, July 4 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
*Numbered tickets distributed from 1:30 PM
Location: Tokugawaen Garden Hall

Tanabata Decorations

Tanabata Decorations

Long strips of paper with wishes written by kindergartners decorate bamboo branches in celebration of Tanabata, or the Star Festival. Visitors to the garden are also welcome to write down a wish.

Period: Tuesday, June 22-Wednesday, July 7
Location: Both ticket gates and plaza in front of Shisuian resting house



Tokugawaen is a Japanese garden with walkways winding around a central pond in the style of major daimyo gardens from the Edo period. A clear stream flows from a waterfall through a ravine and continues to a pond representing the ocean, a sight that symbolically condenses Japan's natural landscape. Furthermore, Tokugawaen is characterized by hilly terrain, transplanted woods, and large rocks appearing from all angles. The overall magnificence of the daimyo garden can be seen through the use of bold changes in composition and the incorporation of a wide variety of elements. People can enjoy the garden throughout the four seasons with beautiful greenery, autumn colors, and flowers such as peonies and irises.
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Schedule May 27,2023 ~ Jun 11,2023
Regular Holiday Monday
Time 9:30 AM-5:30 PM (Admission until 5:00 PM)
Venue Within Tokugawaen
Cost Paid
Price Details High school students and older: 300 yen
Jr. high school students and younger: Free
Contact Tokugawaen Administrations Office
TEL +81-52-935-8988 (Inquiries in English not accepted)
Access ●Nagoya Sightseeing Route Bus Me~guru "Tokugawaen" Sta.
●10-minute walk from South exit of JR "Ozone" Sta.



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