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Yasuda Gardens 旧安田庭園 Parks & Nature / Ryogoku

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The gardens are laid out on the remains of the mansion belonging to a “daimyo” (feudal lord) of the Edo period. The lake was originally fed by water from the Sumida River. During the Meiji period (1868-1912) the gardens were the property of one Zenjiro Yasuda, who presented them to Tokyo.

Categories Parks & Nature
Nearest Station Ryogoku
Address 1-12-1 Yokoami, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Price Admission: Free

2 Reviews for Yasuda Gardens

  • Yasuda Gardens
  • (2008-05-22)
  • This garden was a great little find. While it was really small, it was a beautiful little escape from the business of Tokyo. Another great aspect was that it was free. It takes only a few minutes to walk around the garden so it's best to enjoy it leisurely. Naturally, as it's so small it's nothing compared to Hama Rikkyu Teien, but it's still a great stop if you're in the area.

  • Straight Out of a Fairy Tale
  • (2008-04-20)
  • This is a gorgeous garden located in the midst of the city near Ryogoku Station, Edo-Tokyo Museum, and Tokyo Metropolitan Yokoamicho Park. The park contains a lake, many fish, ducks, pigeons, a few bridges, and a Buddhist temple. It is extremely picturesque and has two paths: one close around the lake and another around that one. The paths include benches, statues, and small monuments. This garden... Read More
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