Beautiful English garden with a Japanese twist – Kyu-Furukawa Gardens, Tokyo

Kyu-Furukawa Garden is a really nice place to go in the summer or spring. It’s a strange mix of a traditional English garden with a traditional Japanese garden. Two gardens for the price of one! During May and June the roses are in full bloom, so we had a look.


The English manor house is surrounded by roses…


…and other flowers I don’t know the name of!


English in the foreground, Japanese in the background.


After the manor house, head down to the English garden.


Typically in Japan, places like this get busy, but not to the point where it’s annoying.


Everyone was smelling these one!


There is also a cool Japanese garden to explore, so it’s worth spending some time here.


Kyu-Furukawa Gardens Budget Travel Guide

Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who lived in New Zealand and Japan for many years. Having traveled across these countries, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel, and also worked at many leading tourism companies in both countries. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association. Those heading to Taiwan should check out his new site, Taiwanna Travel.