Park information

There are such must-sees as a 138m-high observation tower with dual arches (Twin Arch 138), a "Rose Garden" with approximately 4000 perpetual roses, a beautiful garden with seasonal flowers such as cosmos, and Japan's first plant-made maze "Pisani's Maze and Hope Tower." Also, there are a variety of attractions such as a large grass park with an open environment, an event park where you can play to one's heart's content, and popular children's attractions such as the Fuwa Fuwa Dome and large wooden playground complex.

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Admission Free
Hours Weekdays 9:30-17:00
Weekends and holidays August 1-31,
November 23 - December 25 9:30-21:00
Closed Every 2nd Monday of the month (the following day if the 2nd Monday falls on a public holiday) *Except August and December
Parking Free(900 spaces), Buses 19spaces
Date of first opening April 29, 1995
Address 21-3 Oaza Urazaki, Komyoji, Ichinomiya-shi,
Aichi Prefecture 491-0135
Contact 138 Tower Park
Tel:0586-51-7105 / Fax:0586-51-7107
Visitor's Guide for Observation Tower "Twin Arch 138"

"Twin Arch 138" was built as a main park facility. 2 hyperbolic arches of different height and the central elevator shaft symbolize "the majestic flow of the 3 Kiso Rivers." The highest point of the tower is 138 meters, in honor of Ichinomiya City (138 may be read in Japanese as ichi-(no)-mi-ya).

Admission Fees for Twin Arch 138

 

General Group
(20 or more)
Annual
passport
Coupons
(booklet of 6)
Adults
(15 years and over)
500 yen 400 yen 2,000 yen 2,750 yen
Children
(Between 6 and 14 years)
200 yen 160 yen 800 yen 1,100 yen
Pre-schoolers
(4 and 5 years)
100 yen 80 yen 400 yen 550 yen
3 years and under Free Free - -
65 years and over 250 yen - 1,000 yen -

*Children 3 years and under are free.
*When there are more than 20 paying visitors, the group rate becomes applicable.
*Those who are 65 years old and older are required to present their identification to the tower reception.

Those with various identification booklets are required to present their identification to the tower reception. Those who have presented their identification along with one caregiver may receive a 50% discount on the admission fee.
Various identification booklets include disability identification booklet, mental disability identification booklet, wounded war veteran identification booklet and rehabilitation booklet.
*When presenting a JAF membership card or a Kirio card at the tower reception, you may receive a 20% discount on the admission fee.


138 Tower Park
Spring Festa

[Period] Mid-April to early May
*The park will be closed on the 2nd Monday of each month.
[Hours] Mon-Fri 9:30-17:00, Sat-Sun 9:30-21:00
[Attractions] Enjoyable events such as "The Giant Carp Streamer" and "Climbing the Spring Stairway" will be held. Also, colorful flowers such as tulips, grape hyacinths and Shirley poppies in the park welcome you.

Rose Festa

[Period] Mid May to early June
*The park will be closed on the 2nd Monday of each month.
[Hours] Mon-Fri 9:30-17:00, Sat-Sun 9:30-21:00
[Attractions] 9 varieties of 4,000 roses in the Rose Stream can be viewed. Enjoyable events will be held according to the flowering time.

Summer Festa

[Period] Mid-July to late August
*The park will not be closed during the period.
[Hours] Mon-Fri 9:30-17:00, Sat-Sun 9:30-21:00
[Attractions] The "Pond of Comfort" where you can splash around is popular. Also, there is an abundance of fun-filled events such as the familiar giant temperature graph, Bon Odori festival and open-air movie theater.

Autumn Festa

[Period] Mid-September to early November
*The park will be closed on the 2nd Monday of each month.
[Hours] Mon-Fri 9:30-17:00, Sat-Sun 9:30-21:00
[Attractions] The cosmos and roses flowering in the park will welcome you. There is an abundance of fun-filled events such as "100m-high stair-climbing challenge!" and hands-on rose experience, etc.

Merry Christmas from the Twin Arch

[Period] Mid-November to late December11
*The park will be closed on the 2nd Monday of each month.
[Hours] 17:00-21:00
[Attractions] The park will be decorated by illumination consisting of around 500,000 lights. Also, such events as firework displays, wreath-making workshops and baking classes will be held.

Cherry Festival

[Period] Late March to early April
*The park will be closed on the 2nd Monday of each month.
[Hours] Mon-Fri 9:30-17:00, Sat-Sun 9:30-21:00
[Attractions] Enjoyable events will be held according to the flowering of the cherry blossoms.


Spring
Roses (138 Tower Park)

Designed to portray the "flow of the Kiso River from its source to the ocean," the flowerbed has around 4,000 landscape roses of 9 varieties. They are perpetual roses which can be viewed from late May to November, but the best viewing time is from late May to early June and late October to early November.


Summer
Morning glory (138 Tower Park)

You can view the morning glory at the "Clock Tower Hedge Maze" located to the east of the Twin Arch 138. The best viewing time is mid-July to mid-September.


Autumn
Cosmos (Kiso Sansen Park Center, 138 Tower Park, Flower Park Konan)

Various types of cosmos of different colors such as pink and yellow can be viewed. The best viewing time is late September to mid-November


138 Tower Park
Fuwa Fuwa Dome

The most popular Tower Park attraction where both kids and adults can jump, bounce and have a great time.

Open-Air Stage

It is used for park-sponsored events and is also open free of charge to the citizens.
*Please contact the park management office for citizen use.

Tsudoi no Hiroba

A relaxation spot for everyone. You can climing wall under the Oyane(large dome roof) and Hope Tower.
There is also some popular playground equipment for small children.


Twin Arch 138

Look down in all directions at the castle developed during the Japanese Civil War Era. It is like you rule over the whole land!