Hama-Rikyu Teien Garden

Beautiful in every season

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This garden used to be the shogun’s duck hunting grounds, but now it’s an enormous stroll garden that’s beautiful in every season.

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This is one of the most famous (and biggest) plum groves in Tokyo, with really beautiful and unusual varieties
The trees nearest the entrance are planted next to a spectacular field of yellow flowers...
The trees nearest the entrance are planted next to a spectacular field of yellow flowers…
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…which is also a favorite spot to see couples getting their wedding photos taken
The pond reflects blooming cherry trees in late March.
The pond reflects blooming cherry trees in late March.
Early April brings cherry blossoms to the rest of the garden.
Early April brings cherry blossoms to the rest of the garden.
In mid-late April, the peony garden is at its peak.
In mid-late April, the peony garden is at its peak.
May brings peach blooms and many couples posing for their wedding pictures.
May brings peach blooms and many couples posing for their wedding pictures.
Wisteria blooms in late April to early May.
Wisteria blooms in late April to early May.
A glorious field of cosmos is planted to bloom in September.
A glorious field of cosmos is planted to bloom in September.

Hours: 9:30 – 17:00

Open: Every day except Dec 31 – Jan 1.

Admission: ¥300

DIRECTIONS & MAP

Jonelle Patrick writes mysteries set in Tokyo

In the wake of a natural disaster, Detective Kenji Nakamura is sent to investigate a death at a local shrine, where he finds evidence that suggests the impossible. How could the head priest have been murdered by someone who was already dead?…read more

 

 


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