All about the Marvelous Keisei Rose Garden in Chiba

07:34 05/31/2024

May and June in Japan mark the transition period from spring to summer, with the weather gradually increasing and the sun coming out more often. This is also the period when roses in the country begin to bloom.

If you have the opportunity to be in Japan this June, you definitely should not miss out on Keisei Rose Garden in Chiba! As one of the largest and most beautiful rose gardens in Chiba, as well as the Kanto region, Keisei Rose Garden attracts many tourists both in and out of Japan coming to witness the beautiful roses grown here. 

1. About Keisei Rose Garden

Keisei Rose Garden is a complex established in 1959 and managed by Keisei Rose Nurseries. Located in Chiba, the garden is built featuring French architectural style, with a combination of both traditional and modern elements. 

Upon entering the garden, you are sure to be pleasantly surprised to see the vast number of rose bushes in all sorts of different colors, from bright shades such as red, yellow, and pink, to those that are more gentle and soothing pastel shades. With an area of over 30,000 km2 and home to more than 10,000 roses of 1600 different varieties, the magnificent sight of the flowers will make you feel as if you have stepped into another world. There is also the fresh scent of these flowers wafting through the air. 

The best time to visit the garden would be from around mid-May to early June - when the roses are in full bloom. This is also the period where many festivals and interesting activities are held in the garden, one of which is the “Alice’s Blooming Carnival.”

2. Additional information

  • Address: 755 Owada Shinden, Yachiyo-shi, Chiba, 276-0046
  • Access: 15-minute walk from Yachiyo-Midorigaoka Station on the Toyo Rapid Line 
  • Opening hours: 9h00 ~ 18h00 (last check-in: 17:30)
  • Website:

3. Famous attractions to check out 

There are also many interesting attractions for you to check out during your visit to Keisei Rose Garden: 

  • Eden Fountain: Located in the center of Keisei Rose Garden, visitors can easily spot this beautiful fountain, with roses floating on top of the water. 
  • Artemis Garden: Located on top of a hill, the Artemis Garden offers a magnificent panoramic view of the entire garden. With how serene the atmosphere is, visitors coming here might feel as if they have traveled to a different dimension. 
  • Berubara Terrace: This special area features 6 varieties of roses representing the world of the famous Japanese manga “The Rose of Versailles.” There are also life-size decorations of the characters that you can take pictures with. 
  • Gazebo of Love: Built by Yumi Katsura - a world-renowned wedding dress designer, this is a famous wedding photo spot among couples. 
  • François Juranville Pavilion Dome: This dome is also the main entrance leading to the Keisei Rose Garden. The dome blooms during the transition period from late spring to early summer, with a total of 38 domes spread throughout the entire garden. 

4. Other shops 

There is also a garden center located in the park where more than 1,000 varieties of roses, and other seasonal flowers, as well as gardening-related products like soil, fertilizers, and many more. As the florists here are all experts in roses, you can ask them for recommendations on what flowers to purchase or whatever rose-related question you have. 

The souvenir shop “Rose Shop” is another spot that you definitely cannot miss out here. Hundreds of rose-themed and rose-related items are on sale here, from fragrance products made using Keisei Rose Garden’s original scents to food items such as jams, teas, and sweets. These products not only smell and/or taste good but also look super cute and aesthetically pleasing. Don’t forget to check out the shop to grab some omiyage before leaving! 

Those who like bread and sandwiches can also check out the “SunBretta” Bakery, where 100 types of bread and 20 kinds of sandwiches are being sold.

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