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Mohri Garden 毛利氏庭園

Mori Garden Mori Garden
Mori Garden Mori Garden

A stunning garden and house and a museum full of National Treasures once owned by a ruling samurai clan

The residence of the Mohri family, former rulers of the Choshu Domain (now Yamaguchi Prefecture) sits amid this stunning garden. Explore the winding paths of this beautiful site and learn about the history of the clan that has governed this region for centuries.

Don't Miss

  • Walking around the rooms of the Mohri Residence
  • Seeing National Treasures at the Mohri Museum
  • Enjoying the garden's seasonal plants and flowers

How to Get There

The site is accessible by bus from Hofu Station.

From Hofu Station, take the north exit and get on the Bocho Bus from the #2 bus stop bound for Amidaji. Get off at the Mohri Hontei Iriguchi bus stop. The residence is a five-minute walk from there.

National Treasures at the Mohri Museum

The Mohri family collection includes seven National Treasures, which can be seen at the Mohri Museum in one part of the former residence.

The garden is a stunning example of Japanese garden design in the 19th and 20th centuries. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere from the bridge over Hyotan Pond. The well-pruned shrubs and carefully arranged rocks convey a timeless elegance.

The Mohri Garden is famous for its autumn leaves

Explore this varied, fascinating garden

The perfect place to enjoy the autumn leaves

Mohri Garden is one of the best places in Yamaguchi Prefecture to enjoy the colors when the leaves turn. The best season is mid-November to the beginning of December.

* The information on this page may be subject to change due to COVID-19.

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