Sankei memorial

Sankei Tomitaro Hara’s garden of historic charm

This was the era when the Japanese society moved from being an isolated feudal society to its modern form.

Sankei Tomitaro Hara, the owner of the Sankeien garden built his fortune through the silk business. It took him 20 years from 1902 to construct the garden which covers an area of 175,000 square meters.

Seventeen old buildings of historic value are skilfully arranged that goes in harmony with the seasonal changes of the natural scenery.