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Updated: November 20, 2019

Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens: Seven Plants of Spring Display 向島百花園 春の七草の展示

3-18-3 Higashi-Mukojima, Sumida City, Tokyo
2019-12-25 - 2020-1-7

Over the New Year period, the Mukojima-Hyakkaen Gardens play host to an annual tradition that sees the seven plants of spring (parsley, shepherd's purse, Jersey cudweed, common chickweed, henbit, turnip, and daikon radish) arranged in special baskets called "nanakusa-kago."

It's said eating a mixture of the seven plants and rice porridge, a dish known as "nanakusa-gayu" will drive off disaster and brings wealth and prosperity.

(Nanakusa-kago exhibition period: January 4–7, 2020.)

How to Get There

  • Higashi-Mukojima Station | 8 min on foot
    Tobu Skytree Line
  • Keisei Hikifune Station | 13 min on foot
    Keisei Oshiage Line
  • Hyakkaenmae bus stop|3 min on foot
    Toei Bus Kameido to Nippori (里22)


Opening Hours

  • 9:00-17:00 (last admission 30 minutes before closing)


Adults: 150 yen | Seniors (ages 65 and older): 70 yen | Children (11 and under) and resident teens (12-17): Free

Facility Info

  • Restrooms | Dining facilities | Smoking area |
  • Wheelchair loan |

Please check the official event website for the latest updates on opening dates and times, prices, and other information.

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