Miyakojima City Tropical Plant Garden

The Miyakojima City Tropical Plant Garden (宮古島市熱帯植物園 Miyakojima-shi Nettai Shokubutsuen?) is a botanical garden in Hirara, Miyako-jima, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan.

Landscaping began in 1967 on a site that before the war was a forest of Ryūkyū pines. The garden now contains about 1,600 species of plant and 40,000 trees in an area of 120,000 m².[1]

The gardens, located at 1166-286 Higashinakasonezoe, are open daily and admission is free.[2][3]

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External links

  • (English) Miyakojima City Botanical Garden
  • (Japanese) Miyakojima City Botanical Garden

Coordinates: 24°48′5″N 125°18′55″E / 24.80139°N 125.31528°E / 24.80139; 125.31528


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