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
Tōnan Shokubutsu Rakuen
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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