Southeast Botanical Gardens

The Southeast Botanical Gardens (東南植物楽園, Tōnan Shokubutsu Rakuen) is a commercial botanical garden located in the city of Okinawa, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan. The garden is open daily; an admission fee is charged.[1][2]

Southeast Botanical Gardens
東南植物楽園
Tōnan Shokubutsu Rakuen
東南植物楽園-ヤシの木路.JPG
Path of palm trees, Southeast Botanical Gardens
Southeast Botanical Gardens is located in Japan
Southeast Botanical Gardens
TypeBotanical garden
LocationOkinawa, Okinawa, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan
Coordinates26°22′36″N 127°48′24″E / 26.3767°N 127.8067°E / 26.3767; 127.8067Coordinates: 26°22′36″N 127°48′24″E / 26.3767°N 127.8067°E / 26.3767; 127.8067
Area100 acres (40.47 ha)
Created1968 (1968)
Operated byTōnan Shokubutsu Rakuen & Tapic Group

The gardens covers 100 acres (40.47 ha) and contain over 2,000 plant species, including some 450 species of palms, as well as flowers, fruit trees, a Polynesian Lake with carp, and an insect collection.

The Southeast Botanical Gardens closed in December 2010 and reopened on July 6, 2013 under a new management company, the Tapic Group.[1]

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  1. ^ a b 東南植物楽園、7月6日再開 [Southeast Botanical Gardens reopens on July 6]. Ryukyu Shimpo (in Japanese). Naha, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan: Ryukyu Shimposha. Retrieved 2013-07-30. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Southeast Botanical Gardens". City of Okinawa, Okinawa Prefecture, Japan: Southeast Botanical Gardens & Tapic Group. 2013. Retrieved 2013-07-30. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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