Admission Fees

Variety of Tickets   Adults
Children (Elementary ~ High School)
Individual   ¥310 ¥150
Group 30+ ¥250 ¥120
Combination Ticket Himeji Castle + Koko-en ¥1,050 ¥360

※Pre-school Age Children: Free

Admission Fee Exemptions (Free)

・ Elder Himeji Citizens 65+ years old
Please show your Himeji Elder Citizen Card at Ticket Window
・ Visitors with disability certificate
Please show your physical or mental disabilities certificate. (An attendant is also free.)
・ Hyogo Culture Pass
Student ID for international college/university vocational school, etc.

For further details please contact KOKO-EN management office at

Opening Hours

Opening Hours 9:00 AM ~ 5:00 PM (Last entry 30 minutes prior to closing)
CLOSED December 29 ~ 30

※Times may differ according to events.
※During June 1,2023 to September 24,2023
 Opening hours change from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM(Last entry 30 minutes prior to closing)

Equipments and Services

Coin Lockers

Coin Lockers for bag storage is available:¥100.
Located in front of management office.

Free Wheel Chair

Free Wheel Chair available for KOKO-EN only.
Located in front of management office.

There are some slopes in the garden.When you are with an attendant, you can walk with a wheelchair.

English guides

If you need guides for Koko-en,please contact English guide groups in Himeji.

Visitor Rules & Manners

  • No Smoking inside KOKO-EN
  • No Drinking (except water bottles) and No Eating
  • No Graffiti or Damage to Structures
  • Do Not Damage or Pick Plants or Flowers. Do Not Disturb or Feed Fish.
  • Stay On Paths: Do not walk on grass or moss areas. Do not play in streams or ponds or with fish.
  • No Pets Allowed
  • Drones Prohibited
  • Professional/Wedding-Portrait Photographers please apply for permission prior to event at management office.
  • It is prohibited to operate unmanned aircraft (e.g. drone)
  • We hope visitors can enjoy a Beautiful KOKO-EN Experience in a Peaceful and Respectful manner.

Inquiry Information

Himeji Castle Nishi-Oyashiki-Ato Garden KOKO-EN
Postal Code: 670-0012 68 Banchi, Honmachi, Himeji City, Hyogo Prefecture, JPN
TEL:+81-79-289-4120 FAX:+81-79-289-4130