Himi Seaside Botanical Garden

The Himi Seaside Botanical Garden (氷見市海浜植物園, Himi-shi Kaihin Shokubutsuen) is a botanical garden located at 3583 Banchi, Tanagida, Himi, Toyama, Japan. It is open daily except Tuesdays; an admission fee is charged.

Himi Seaside Botanical Garden
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Himi Seaside Botanical Garden
Himi Seaside Botanical Garden is located in Toyama Prefecture
Himi Seaside Botanical Garden
Himi Seaside Botanical Garden is located in Japan
Himi Seaside Botanical Garden
TypePrivate
LocationHimi, Toyama, Japan
Coordinates36°50′14″N 137°00′15″E / 36.8371°N 137.0041°E / 36.8371; 137.0041
Created1996

The garden opened in 1996 beside Matsudae-no-Nagahama, a seaside promenade along a beach of white sands and green pines mentioned in the Man'yōshū. It is set within a striking building designed by architect Itsuko Hasegawa.

The garden specializes in seaside plants, and features a greenhouse with water tank of mangroves, tropical and subtropical plants, climbing plants, seaside plants from various places in Japan, and an insect exhibit.

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