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Shofuso Japanese House and Garden Tour

  • Shofuso Japanese House and Garden Lansdowne Dr & Horticultural Dr. Philadelphia, PA 19131 USA (map)
Photo by J. Fusco

Photo by J. Fusco

Join us for a tour Shofuso Japanese House and Garden in West Fairmount Park with Executive Director Kim Andrews. Enjoy the third ranked Japanese garden in North America while hearing about the challenges of managing and preserving a Japanese historic site on an American nonprofit budget. Tour includes visiting three styles of 17th century Japanese architecture and gardens.  You will also get information of Shofuso's journey since being built in Japan in 1953, as well as information about Philadelphia/West Fairmount Park's connection to Japan.  Visit for detailed info on directions and parking/transit.  

The tour is free for all APT-DVC members and $4 for non-members. Registration is required for all attendees.

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