Rikugien Gardens

Along with Koishikawa Korakuen, this is one of Tokyo's two Main Japanese Gardens

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Garden

Starting in 1695, Rikugien was constructed over 7 years as a Japanese garden of undulating scenery. Designed in the Kaiyushiki style, it features strolling paths around ponds and hills.
It is designated by the Japanese government as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty.
Famous as a place to view Sakura cherry blossoms and autumn foliage, this solemn Japanese garden is beautifully lit up twice a year. At illumination events held from mid-March to early April (a weeping cherry tree), and mid-November to early December (autumn foliage), visitors can feel the changing of the seasons interwoven with nature.

Highlights

  • It is a beautiful Japanese Garden.
  • Every year at the end of March, a highlight is the weeping cherry tree in full bloom.
  • Enjoy authentic matcha green tea and Japanese sweets while gazing at the garden from Fukiage-Chaya tea house.

Photos

  • The autumn foliage of Rikugien
  • The weeping cherry tree of Rikugien
  • Rikugien (In front of the main entrance)

Reviews

  • 王奇語

    江戶時代代表庭園六義園的楓葉和京都著名賞楓景點相比較起來絲毫一點也不遜色,白天的人潮不多但是到了傍晚的時候人潮忽然間湧入,夜楓也是六義園的特色之一

  • 沈霖宏

    好想在這買房子長住不要回台灣了好美

  • 廖澤

    這裡真的是賞櫻、賞楓的好景點,美麗到讓人嘆為觀止

Basic Information

Postal Code
113-0021
Address
6-16-3 Hon-komagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Telephone
03-3941-2222
Admission
General admission 300 yen, 65 years or older 150 yen (elementary school students and younger free)
※Free Admission Days: May 4th, October 1st
Closed
End and beginning of the year (December 29th-January 1st)
Hours
9:00am-5:00pm (Admission allowed until 4:30pm)
*Subject to change.
Access
1) About 7 minutes on foot from Komagome Station on the JR Yamanote or Tokyo Metro Namboku Lines
2) About 10 minutes on foot from Sengoku Station on the Toei Subway Mita Line
Official Website
Official Website (English)

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