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Rikugien 六義園 Japanese Gardens / Komagome

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Established 1702, Rikugien Garden stretches over 88,000m2 with ponds, fields, fresh-cut bushes, and timbered diciduous trees balanced in perfect harmony. A beautiful view of a pond by the cape is available as well as a scenic overlook from the top of a hill that allows visitors to see the entire garden in all its glory. (No pets allowed)

Categories Japanese Gardens
Nearest Station Komagome
Address 6-16-3 Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Telephone 03-3941-2222
Home Page http://www.tokyo-park.or.jp (Available in English)
Business Hours 9:00am-5:00pm
Price Admission: General Admission: 300yen; Seniors (65+) and Elementary School Students: FREE

2 Reviews for Rikugien


Lissa
  • Rikugien Sakura at Night
  • (2008-04-21)
  • I visited the Rikugien Gardens for the special opening during the cherry blossoms. The gardens were kept open until 9:00pm for two nights on the weekend. I arrived about 8:00pm, knowing that I must enter before 8:30pm or I couldn't go in. Unfortunately, there was a huge several blocks long line. The event had been advertised on the news, and well, everyone came. I went to the end but the ga... Read More

Ryan
  • Rikugien
  • (2007-10-02)
  • While Rikugi-en garden doesn't completely filter out city noises, it's still a nice place for a stroll. Of course, the large pond in the middle of the garden is stunning, but I was impressed with the garden's smaller features. Takimi-no-chaya was a particularly nice spot. The structure was originally a tea house, but now it's a nice place to sit and relax. A small stream runs next to the building.... Read More
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