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Rikugien Garden

6-16-3 Honkomagome, Bunkyo 113-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3941-2222
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Ancient Garden a Top Sight

Rikugi-en is an ancient garden built in 1702 by feudal lord Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu. It is tucked away... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Normtf
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Broadlands
Beautiful Gardens

We spent nearly 2 hours at the Rikugien Garden. It is beatiful. Visited in early March, just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
AdventuringJack
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Perth, Australia
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6-16-3 Honkomagome, Bunkyo 113-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
Ikebukuro
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Rikugi-en is an ancient garden built in 1702 by feudal lord Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu. It is tucked away in the Komagome/Bunkyo-ku district. While mentioned as a Top Sight by Lonely Planet, it doesn't appear to be heavily visited. But, it's well worth going out of your...More

Thank Normtf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent nearly 2 hours at the Rikugien Garden. It is beatiful. Visited in early March, just before cherry blossoms, and it was still beautiful. It is a large park and is well maintained. There is a cost of 300 Yen per person to enter...More

Thank AdventuringJack
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yet one more beautiful garden. This one has some really nice woodland glades to wander through with dappled sunlight and magnificent trees. The garden is relatively small but you can easily spend a couple of hours there even if you don't sit and wonder at...More

Thank gordonj258
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Easily accessible from the JR Kamagome Station. Note that, contrary to what the station man told us, there is a nearer entrance to the station than the main one- turn left out of the station, cross the road and you'll see the entrance set back...More

1  Thank moot
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a kind of jewel , a small paradise in the city center. You forget you are in the city, is silent and only if you look further the highest trees you see the skyscrapers . But the beauty will catch your sight to the trees...More

Thank fioretto
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Easily accessible by public transportation. Tokyo has many parks, each with their own character, ambiance and serenity. This is another well worth visiting. Delightful, beautifully kept grounds. Fun to walk in sun or rain. Beautiful park in any season, more so in spring and fall....More

Thank FoodCritic89
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

Bought lots of beautiful food in Mitsukoshi food hall for our picnic lunch Garden is a gem constructed in 1702 Had a delightful picnic lunch in the open area near a weeping cherry tree Tree was beautiful Walked the circuit & really enjoyed the garden...More

1  Thank Rotiman1
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

My wife and I noticed an advertisement poster on a metro train which showed an outstanding photo of illuminated weeping cherry tree. That was enough to convince us to find time for a visit. We reached the park at 8pm and bought entrance tickets (¥300...More

Thank CKY281
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Lovely and colourful trees in the park. If its a selected weekend, the park is lighted! Its worth to spend time here in Autumn.

Thank Azlaily R
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Stumbled across this place while out for a sightseeing/pokemon hunting walk - a beautiful manicured garden with tea house, waterfall and a weeping cherry tree. An oasis of calm in a hectic city, a beautiful place to spend an hour

Thank Janine R
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