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Rikugien Garden, Bunkyo

4.3
#7 of 422 in Parks in Tokyo
Stroll through Rikugien Garden, a peaceful oasis inspired by poetry in the heart of Tokyo. Signage in English explains the connection between the gardens and excerpts of poetry, as you enjoy the scenery of cherry blossoms and the park's small pond. The park really shines during the autumn months, as lights illuminate the red and orange hues of the foliage after dark. You can find amenities throughout the garden, including snack stalls and restrooms. To visit Rikugien Garden on your trip to Tokyo, use our Tokyo trip tool .
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  • We went as a small group just before closing. The cost to get in is 300 JPY for adults. The area is very well taken care of. Some ponds, trees, and traditional Japanese gardens. It was nice and quiet ...  more »
  • As for cherry blossoms in Tokyo this weeping cherry tree! So in daytime and at night is lit up at night also came on the same day! In the number of tourists was stuck taking difficult and some cameras have many, beautiful pictures!
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  • It is a nice place in the seasons change at. This is a great place is famous hanging cherry blossoms in the spring, but other seasons are 触reaeru slowly. It is a place sometimes will come out for a walk.
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  • It's really a nice park, quite spacious with beautiful scenery. There is also a unique tea house and since it's surrounded by nature it becomes the perfect place to take a stroll or just spend time reading your favorite book. The only thing is that you have to pay for the entrance fee.
  • Despite visiting in winter, it was easily one of the most beautiful of the gardens I visited in Tokyo. A prime example of a walking garden, the route is easy to follow and get the most of the experience without having to backtrack. Would highly recommend it to anyone visiting Tokyo.
  • Lovely park with a pond and lots of walking paths. Beautiful Autumn colours in late Noveber/early December. Costs 300 yen to enter. No picnic, no booze. Just walk and enjoy the big old trees. A real treasure of nature in the middle of the city.
  • What a beautiful place and I say this having seen it in winter. I hope to return one day and see it in spring or autumn!
  • Peaceful refuge from busy Tokyo streets. Some interesting information about garden design, aesthetics and traditional Japanese gardening techniques displayed.
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