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 .
Rikugien Garden Reviews
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 »
東京都内の桜の名所といえばこちらの枝垂れ桜！昼間も綺麗で、夜はライトアップもあるのでまた同日きました！観光客多数で身動き取りにくかったのとカメラ持ちの人も多く綺麗に写真撮るのは大変だった！ 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!
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.
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