Kyu-Furukawa Gardens is located in Nishigahara, Kita, Tokyo. It is a Tokyo Metropolitan Park.
The park was built during the 20th century by Baron Toranosuke Furukawa. The garden has an old western style mansion with a rose garden in the park and a Japanese style garden.
The western style building and gardern was built by Josiah Conder, an English architect. He was considered as the father of Japanese modern architecture. Aside from Conder, the Japanese garden was designed by a Japanese gardener, Ogawa Jihei VII.
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-Old Western-Style Mansion -Japanese Style Garden
Kyu Furukawa Gardens are less than 10 minutes walk from Kami-Nakazato Station on the JR Keihin-Tohoku Line or Nishigahara Station on the Tokyo Namboku Subway Line.
Alternatively Kyu Furukawa Gardens are about 12 minutes walk from Komagome Station on the the JR Yamanote Line.
Adults 150 yen; over 65's 70 yen. Free for elementary school age and younger.
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