Hama-Rikyu Tei-en Garden

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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.

(This garden is also famous for plum blossoms in February, but I don’t have any pictures yet.)

DIRECTIONS & MAP

Jonelle Patrick writes mysteries set in Tokyo. And her fourth book, Painted Doll, hits Detective Kenji Nakamura much too close to home…

It's been nine years since she didn't make it home, but now Tokyo Detective Kenji Nakamura's life is about to unravel... Read more
When Tokyo Detective Kenji Nakamura’s phone rings with the news that his mother’s death ten years ago wasn’t an accident, his world begins to unravel. New evidence links her to…Read more

PAINTED DOLL book trailer (1:08)

 

 

 

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