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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  1. ^ "Miyakojima City Botanical Garden - Information". Miyakojima City. Archived from the original on 21 February 2014. Retrieved 12 February 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Okinawa" (PDF). Japan National Tourism Organization. Retrieved 12 February 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Jardin de Plantes Tropicales de la Ville de Miyakojima". Plantes du Japon & Jardins Botaniques Japonais. Archived from the original on 8 February 2012. Retrieved 12 February 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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