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Miniature Bonsai Gardening Experience in Hiroshima


Get a hands on experience at the traditional Japanese miniature gardening art. Learn the techniques of arranging and pruning the elegant plant from a professional bonsai artist.

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Flowers and Crane Souvenir (until 2020/12/31)

Take home some lovely arranged flowers and a paper crane as a memory of your visit.

Available for all participants.

Save up to 15% with Group Discount

Create a unique landscape of your own using miniature trees and rocks in a pot. Discover the art of bonsai from a professional instructor with helpful English assistance. The lesson will be conducted by Mr. Daisuke Moriwaki, a member of the Japan Bonsai Association and a bonsai shop owner. Take this opportunity to learn some of the basic skills needed to take care of a bonsai tree.
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You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 10.
Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 83.40
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Adult (Age 16 & over)
USD 83.40
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Save up to 15% with Group Discount

Adult (Age 16 & over) (4-10 persons)
USD 71.21
USD 71.21
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USD 83.40 15%off
  • Duration: 1.5 - 2 hour(s)
  • Available: Sun, Wed, Fri, Sat
  • Pick-up: Not available
  • Inclusion: English-speaking assistant / Japanese-speaking instructor / Bonsai Tree / Tools / Lesson / Apron
Package detail / Schedule
Schedule & Location
  • Schedule
  • Check-in
    Time & Location
  • Check-out
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Starting time: 10:00 - 15:00 (Show details)
Starting time: 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 (Hide details)
  • 09:45 Check-in at Obana Hyakkaen
  • Introduction
    11000002282110_zL8WK27g_4 Start with the introduction to the tools used to arrange the delicate plants. Find out the types of bonsai and the differences while preparing the tree to replant.
  • Planting
    11000002282104_zL8WK27g_4 Begin the process by removing the soil from the roots and carefully cutting and washing the roots to let the tree settle in the new pot. Once settled in the soil, begin pruning by removing unnecessary buds for a clean look.
  • Bonsai Care
    11000002282106_zL8WK27g_4 After you are satisfied with your bonsai tree, the instructor will give you various maintenance tips. If cared for properly, bonsai trees are said to grow for decades!
  • Photo Time
    11000002282111_zL8WK27g_4 At the end of the lesson, take a memorable photo with your masterpiece and your instructor!
  • 11:00-11:30 Activity Ends on Site
    • People 16 years old and above can participate in this activity.
Required Items to Bring & Attire
    • Clothing that can get dirty
Additional Note(s)
    • If you are visiting from outside of Japan and cannot take back the bonsai with you, flowers will be given to you as a gift.
Booking Requirements (# of participants, vehicles, hours, etc.)
    • You can book a minimum of 2 and maximum of 10.
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Payment/Cancellation policy
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Cancellation Policy
  • Any cancellations made after 23:59 local time, 2 business days prior to the activity will be subject to a charge of 100% of the total amount.
From USD 71.21
From USD 71.21

Taxes & fees included

1% Reward Points
Language English, Japanese
Pick-up Not available
Duration 1.5 - 2 hour(s)
Availability Sun, Wed, Fri, Sat
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Miniature Bonsai Gardening Experience in Hiroshima