Atagawa Tropical & Alligator Garden

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Atagawa Tropical & Alligator Garden
Atagawa Tropical & Alligator Garden
Type Private
Location Higashiizu, Shizuoka, Japan
Coordinates Coordinates: 34°49′00″N 139°04′04″E / 34.816602°N 139.067895°E / 34.816602; 139.067895
Created 1958

The Atagawa Tropical & Alligator Garden (熱川バナナワニ園?, Atagawa Banana Wani En) is a botanical garden with alligators located in the Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park at 971-9 Naramoto, Higashiizu-cho, Kamo, Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. It is open daily. An admission fee is charged.

The garden opened in 1958. According to Kawata, in 2004 it contained 29 reptile species (349 specimens) in its zoo. The garden also contains a tropical botanical garden and fruit garden heated by hot spring water, with a lotus greenhouse (giant lotus, etc.), main greenhouse (hibiscus, orchid, etc.) and annex greenhouse (banana, papaya, pineapple, etc.). Other plants include bougainvillea.

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