Secret Gardens Other Regions

Pick a road less traveled and discover cute towns and old gardens in Japan’s countryside. Some of these smaller towns have surprisingly magnificent gardens, others are little gems you discover along the way. Experience the real Japan and you’ll find that the people in countryside are very warm and welcoming. Plus, really good food can be found here for little money.

Don’t speak Japanese? Don’t worry: With our “How to get there” guide, we make your weekend trip as smooth as possible. And our Eating&Drinking section helps you choose the right restaurant, cafe or accommodation for your stay.
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The Gardens

Ryokan ryugon in Niigata prefecture