Travel Information

Rakusan-en (楽山園) is one of the Daimyo Garden located in Kanra, Gunma Pref. It was created in early Edo period by the lord of Oda clan. It has a beautiful ponds stones and tea houses. This Japanese style garden has the wish of the peace by Oda clan. It takes the background mountains as a part of the view of this garden. It is registered as the national scenic beauty.

Tourist Info.
There are parking and restroom.
Admission: 300 yen for adult, free for under junior.
There is a group discount.
Time: 9:00 to 17:00 (Mar. to Oct.) to 16:00 (Nov. to Feb.) Last entry is 30 min. before its close.
Close on the year end.

0. at Takasaki Station.
1. use Joshin Line to Joshufukushima (30 min.)
2. use taxi or bus to obata rekishiminzoku shiryokan (30 min.)

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Detailed Travel Guide

Rakusanen garden is the only Daimyo Garden in Gunma Prefecture. It is a pond surrounding style garden with a tea house. This garden was made in the early Edo period by Oda clan. It takes the background mountains as a part of the gardens design. This garden has a unique feature of Stones. In 1615, the son of Oda Nobunaga, Nobukatsu was given this land. His father and himself spent all of their life for fighting and war. So, when he had a peace in this land, he built this garden with his wish of the peace.