Shibuya Fureai Botanical Centre
Shibuya: Park/garden
 
Shibuya Fureai Botanical Centre: Shibuya
Shibuya / Park/garden
Open 1-6pm. Closed Mondays.
Y100
Average visit time: 10-20 minutes

A mini-botanical garden close to Shibuya Station, the compact greenhouse here is crowded with more than 200 kinds of tropical plants as well as a few tanks full of fish and bugs. The facility runs weekly gardening classes (in Japanese) and holds regular annual events such as "Let's Play with Beetles" each August and a five-day evening firefly-watching party in June.

Upstairs is a small library with books on plants and insects, a few tables where you can sit and help yourself to free mugicha, and a miniature herb garden out on the third-floor terrace.




Shibuya-ku, Higashi 2-25-37.
saJ擌2-25-37
Follow:
Tokyo Beyond Sushi - the guidebook
Tokyo Beyond Sushi
Explore the hidden side of Tokyo dining
Charcoal-grilled pork on skewers, udon noodles in curry-flavored soup, octopus dumplings, deep-fried beef cutlet -- there's a whole world of exciting food in Tokyo that food-loving visitors often miss out on.

This book will introduce you to more than twenty of Japan's favorite specialty foods that are less well known abroad, along with a guide to the best places in Tokyo to try them and expert tips on what to order. From our sister site Bento.com.
Sister sites:
Bento.com
Japan bar and restaurant guide
Animal Cafes
Cat, rabbit and bird cafe guide
Craft Beer Bars Japan
Bars, festivals and breweries
tokyopicks.com
Neighborhood guides and top-five lists from Tokyo experts
Barking Inu
Sushi dictionary and Japan Android apps