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Sakuya Konohana Kan

Greenhouse botanical garden in Osaka

One of the biggest nature conservatories in Japan, Sakuya Konohana Kan was built as the main pavilion for Expo' 90 that had the theme 'Harmonious Co-existence between People and Greenery'. The building is made from 5000 glass panels and is shaped to look like a water lily. The conservatory houses 15,000 plants of 2,600 different species, which are arranged by climatic/geographical zones. Some of the highlights are the Blue Himalayan Poppy, the Victoria Lily and many varieties of orchids. Situated next to Tsurumiryokuchi Park, it's a great place to visit for plant and garden lovers, as well as photo enthusiasts.

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