The Beautiful Japanese Garden is Illuminated for a Limited Time “Takeo Lamp 2019”Activity
At Keishuen Garden, a Japanese garden in Takeo City, Saga Prefecture, an illumination event will be held at night time. How about experiencing something extraordinary at this dynamic and beautiful Japanese garden?
Keishuen Garden, where you can feel the four seasons of Japan
Keishuen is a Japanese-style garden that features a path around a pond※2 created by Kinsaku Nakane※1.
The waterfall that flows from the dynamic stones, reminiscent of the Middle Ages, and the tea garden, are arranged in an impressive manner, and they harmonize splendidly with the beautiful borrowed scenery※3, representative of Takeo.
This harmony is what Kinsaku Nakane was the most particular about in creating his garden, and it is one of the highlights of the Keishuen Garden. You can enjoy your walk while feeling the atmosphere of each of the four seasons.
※ 1 Kinsaku Nakane
Conducted research and restoration work in Kyoto's old gardens and created over 200 fine gardens in and outside of Japan.
※ 2 Japanese-style garden that features a path around a pond
A type of garden where you can take a walk on the garden path that goes around the pond and surrounding areas. This is one style of Japanese gardens.
※ 3 Borrowed scenery
Incorporating the landscape outside of the garden as a background. This is one of the landscaping techniques.
What you can experience at Keishuen Garden
Would you like to change to a yukata and walk around the summer Keishuen Garden and the city of Takeo?
Fees: Adults ¥2,500 (admission fee not included), Elementary School Students ¥2,000, Hair Set ¥1,500
※ Reservation required (up to 3 days before)
At the Mifune Teahouse in Keishuen Garden, you can have a matcha tea experience, choosing a tea cup made by a Takeo ware potter.
Fees: Experience only ¥1,000 (admission fee not included), Keeping tea cup ¥5,000 (tea cup, admission fee included)
※ Same-day reservations are available
Experience making brooches, piercings, and earrings by selecting pieces of Takeo ware shards of various shapes and patterns. You can take it home on the same day.
Price: ¥1,000 (admission fee not included) ※Reservation not required
■ Takeo Lamp 2019
Period: From Saturday, July 13th, 2019 to Monday, September 30th, 2019 ※Held only on weekends and holidays in July and September
Admission Fee: Adults ¥800, Students ¥700 (intermediate school students and under are free with accompanying guardian)
Closed: Every Wednesday ※No days closed in August (except Saturday, August 3rd and Sunday, August 4th)
Time: Open from 5:30 p.m., illumination from Sunset to 10:00 p.m.
4075-3 Takeo, Takeo Town, Takeo City, Saga Prefecture, 843-0022
Official website: https://www.yokomuseum.jp/