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Former Furukawa garden

Former Furukawa gardenFormer Furukawa garden is located about 0.7 km north of JR Komagome station and about 1 km north of Rikugien garden.

In Meiji Period, here was the residence of Munemitsu Mutsu who had held the foreign minister in the 1890s.
After that, the owner of the residence had moved to Furukawa homegrown conglomerates.
Then current Western-style residence and gardens was built in 1917.

After World War II, it had been condemned by the allied forces.
Then after it returned to Japan, it was opened to the public as a park in 1956.

This garden is on the edge of the terrace.
The residence is built on the terrace, the Western-style rose garden is on the slope, and the Japanese garden is at the foot of the slope.

How to get to here

By JR

  • About 12 minutes walk from Komagome station (Yamanote Line).
  • About 7 minutes walk from Kaminakazato station (Keihin-Tohoku Line).

By subway

  • About 7 minutes walk from Nishigahara station (Nanboku Line).



The residence in Former Furukawa garden
Lawn in front of the residence
Western-style rose garden
Japanese garden

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