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This tea house was built by Yatsushiro-ruling lord Matsui Naoyuki in 1688 specifically for his mother.
The name "Shohinken" comes from the fact that the hut originally stood on the sugi tree-covered beach looking over the Yatsushiro Sea.
It features flowers of all four seasons. The iris flowers blooming here in June every year are particularly well-known for their beauty, drawing many visitors from in and out of the prefecture.
It was designated as a Place of Scenic Beauty of Japan in 2002.

Address 3-15 Kitanomarumachi, Yatsushiro City, Kumamoto Prefecture
Fees Adult : 500 yen
A group of more than 30 people, 450 yen for 1 person
Elementary, Middle School student : 250 yen
A group of more than 30 people, 225 yen for 1 person
Times Available 9:00am-5:00pm (admission until 4:30 p.m.)
Closed Monday(the following day if it is a national holiday)
Inquiries Shohinken
Access By car: about 15 minutes via Yatsushiro Airport from Kyushu Expressway Yatsushiro IC. Parking available.
By JR train: about 15 minutes from JR Yatsushiro Station by bus to Fukushi Center bus stop. 5 minute-walk from there.
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    • There are elevations and obstructions (gravel, etc.) at the facility that are impassable by wheelchair without assistance
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It is a beautiful garden.

[Jul 13, 2016]

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