This small Japanese garden is located quietly at the side of Ohori park (大濠公園), which is known as a place of oasis for Fukuoka citizen.
The garden was built in 1984 to celebrate 50 years of Ohori park. It has a traditional style of Japanese garden, and also added the modernity.
Enjoy the elegance and relaxing garden
There is a tea house in this garden. It opens for public every third Tuesday. You need a reservation for the use of tea house though. For more information about the tea house (Japanese only).
Ohori park Japanese garden information
Opening hours: 9:00-17:00(Last entry at 16:45) *Jun-Aug: 9:00-18:00(Last entry at 17:45)
Closing Days: Mondays (If Monday is a national holiday, the next day will be substitute holiday); Dec 29-Jan 3 also closed.
Admission fee: Adult(Over 15) 240yen / Children(Under 15) 120yen *Free entrance for kids under 6, the aged over 65 and the disabled (on presentation of a certification card)
Address: 1-7 Ohorikoen, Chuo-ku, Fukuoka-shi, Fukuoka (Link to Google map)
From Hakata station; By Subway: Take airport line (空港線;Kukosen) from Hakata staion and get off at Ohori park station (大濠公園駅;Ohori-koen-eki). Walk to Japanese garden about 10 min.
By bus: Take a bus from Hakata bus terminal 1F and get off at Akasaka 3-chome (赤坂3丁目), walk about 7 min, or at NHK Hoso center iriguchi (NHK放送センター入口), walk 5 min.
From Tenjin; By Subway: Take airport line from Tenjin station and get off at Ohori park station. Walk to Japanese garden about 10 min.
By bus: Take Nishitetsu bus from Tenjin Kego Jinja & Mitsukoshi-mae (天神警固神社＆三越前) and get off at Akasaka 3-chome (赤坂3丁目), walk about 7 min, or at NHK Hoso center iriguchi(NHK放送センター入口) walk 5 min.
Link: http://www.ohorikouen.jp/garden/index.html (Japanese only),