- This scenic spot surrounded by a rich, green forest is only a short distance from JR Mishima Station. Originally created as a secondary residence for Prince Komatsu Akihito, who was active during the Meiji Restoration, Rakujuen has been open to the public as a municipal park since 1952. The garden features natural groves, an attractive setting, and spring waters fed by the thawing snow on Mt. Fuji, the property has been designated as a Natural Monument in Japan. Guests will also
find a small petting zoo, which makes for enjoyable family visits.
Address: 19-3 Ichiban-cho, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka-ken
Hours: (Apr. – Oct.) 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (last entry at 4:30 p.m.), (Nov. – Mar.) 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (last entry at 4:00 p.m.)
Closed: Monday (or the following day if Mon. is a hol.), New year holidays