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Shofuso, Japanese House & Garden

Horticultural Dr and Lansdowne Dr, Philadelphia

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Traditional-style Japanese house and garden features koi pond and structures, showcasing the history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia

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Andrea
11 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
4 days ago
Very beautiful and tranquil. The history was very profound. I’ve lived in Philadelphia all my life and didn’t know it was there… Wow just amazing…. Will come back with family and friends!
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John
2 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 3 out of 5 stars
5 days ago
Good for a very short excursion.
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Julie
8 ratings3 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
5 days ago
What a beautiful and calming oasis in Philly. It is small, so you can easily see it all in 30-60 minutes. Highly recommended.
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Nicole
5 ratings5 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 14, 2022
Just beautiful
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sharon
3 ratings1 reviews
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
September 14, 2022
The experience was amazing. Very serene. The garden was a great place to meditate even with other visitors around. Beautiful summer experience.
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*Shofuso is a 17th century-style Japanese house and nationally-ranked garden that reflects the history of Japanese culture in Philadelphia. Shofuso includes three garden areas, a natural pond stocked with koi, and the largest collection of murals by artist Hiroshi Senju outside of Japan.

  • Adult tickets valid for customers ages 18+; child tickets valid for customers ages 5–17
  • Free admission for children under the age of 5
  • Free parking
  • Not wheelchair- or scooter-accessible
  • Not easily accessible to users of walkers, canes, or prosthetics (permitted in the house as long as they have rubber tips or are covered in a soft protective covering to preserve the historic flooring; for more information, please see Title II of the ADA)
  • Click here to view FAQ and Covid-19 Protocols

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 11, 2022. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required. Limit 3 per person. May be repurchased every 90 days. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. If you make a reservation through Groupon, you may cancel or change your reservation up to 24 hours before its start time. Otherwise, vouchers booked through Groupon will be redeemed and the deal’s promotional value and amount paid will expire. Redeemed vouchers may not be refunded or rescheduled - this also applies to no-shows. Your name and email address will be shared with this merchant to facilitate your reservation. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services. Learn about Strike-Through Pricing and Savings

About Shofuso, Japanese House & Garden

Established: 1958

Staff Size: 2–10 people

Average Duration of Services: 30–60 minutes

Pro Tip: Be prepared to remove your shoes. Visitors should wear or bring socks to tour the Japanese House.

Handicap Accessible: No

Parking: Parking lot Please be sure not to leave any valuables in your car due to a recent spate of break-ins in Fairmount Park targeting cars with clearly visible bags and laptops. Before visiting, double-check that to see that you have your wallet, camera, and other personal items. We are not responsible for theft or damage to vehicles or contents.

Most Popular Attraction/Offering: Feeding the koi fish in the pond.

Recommended Age Group: All Ages

Q&A with Kim Andrews, Executive Director

I'm a first-timer. How do you get me ready for the experience?

Visitors should be prepared to remove their shoes to enter the Japanese House. Bring or wear socks, or we can provide peds.

What is the one feature of your business that you're most proud of?

Shofuso is the embodiment of friendship between Japan and Philadelphia from 1876 to present day.

What’s your favorite part of your job?

Maintaining the Japanese garden to the highest standards.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

We have the third-ranked Japanese garden in North America, according to the Journal of Japanese Gardening.