Manyo Botanical Garden, Nara

in Nara-shi, Japan

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160-7 Kasuganochō, Nara-shi, Nara-ken 630-8212, Japan
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N34° 40' 53.04" E135° 50' 52.8"   (34.6814, 135.848)
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The Manyo Botanical Garden (萬葉植物園, Man'yō Shokubutsuen), also known as the Kasuga Taisha Garden, is a botanical garden located next to the Kasuga Shrine at 160 Kasugano-cho, Nara, Nara, Japan.
The garden opened in 1932, and is a Manyo Botanical Garden containing all plants (over 300 species) mentioned in the Man'yōshū, each labeled with its name and poems that mention it. The site also contains a Wisteria Garden, Camellia Garden, Iris Garden, and a Five Grain Garden which collects grain plants used for food, textiles, or dyes in Man'yōshū times.


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Manyo Botanical Garden, Nara

Address: 160-7 Kasuganochō, Nara-shi, Nara-ken 630-8212, Japan