Koishikawa Botanical Garden
Botanical Gardens, Graduate School of Science, the University of Tokyo are research and educational property known as Koishikawa Botanical Garden. It is formerly called as Koishikawa Medicinal Herb Gardens built by Tokugawa Shogunate in 1684, and the oldest botanical garden in Japan. It has a very long history even considered in the worldwide. The site area is 161,588 square meters, having about 4000 kinds of plant using a lowland area, hillside, and ponds.
And this garden has other grafted memorial plants like “Mendel’s grapevine” which the geneticist Mendel, known for “Mendel’s lows of heredity,” used for his experiment.
Of course there are many flowers blooming every season.
You may enjoy visiting this academic garden like picnic.