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Shofuso, Japanese House & Garden

Horticultural Dr and Lansdowne Dr, Philadelphia

Admission to Shofuso, Japanese House & Garden (Up to 54% Off). Three Options Available.

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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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3 ratings3 reviews1 photos
10 hours ago
Beautiful, bring socks if you want to go into the home!
1 ratings1 reviews
1 day ago
If you go, you need to speak with the guides. They are very informative and very helpful. It was a delight and nearby is a small area of "food in the forest" plants and also a couple of nice greenhouses with interesting specimens,
3 ratings1 reviews
1 day ago
Beautiful place, relaxing and calm, the staff is also super knowledgeable about the history and tradition of the house, will definitely be coming back!!!!!
Robtop reviewer
18 ratings8 reviews
1 day ago
Wonderful and beautiful place. The place is small but it's easy to take everything in the atmosphere is wonderful. There's really nothing quite like this
Lisatop reviewer
16 ratings5 reviews3 photos
3 days ago
Absolutely beautiful!
1 ratings1 reviews4 photos
4 days ago
Very serene, quiet, beautiful and peaceful
2 ratings2 reviews
4 days ago
Wow, this place was amazing. My boyfriend and I are looking to make this our new spot. It a good cheap date!!
Janatop reviewer
44 ratings16 reviews
5 days ago
Was beautiful!!!!
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About This Deal

  • 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
  • Shofuso offers free tours to all guest
  • Customers can spend some time outdoors in a socially distanced setting while enjoying the beauty of the pond and gardens.
  • 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)
  • Shofuso follows guidance from the CDC and the City of Philadelphia to limit the spread of COVID-19. If you have additional questions or any other COVID-19 related inquiries, e-mail
  • Click here to view FAQ and Covid-19 Protocols

Fine Print

Promotional value expires Dec 12, 2021. Amount paid never expires. Limit 3 per person, may buy 2 additional as gift(s). May be repurchased every 90 days. Must use promotional value in 1 visit(s). Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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
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.