Popular Japanese style gardens in Tokyo

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Enjoy the Japanese beauty of nature

Japanese style garden represents the good point of Japan, and the beauty itself.

Enjoying the beauty of nature is the attraction of Japanese garden.

Today, we’d like to introduce you some popular Japanese style gardens in Tokyo.


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  1. Shinjuku Gyoen(新宿御苑)

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Shinjuku Gyoen is the vast garden in the center of the city. It has various faces in each season. This garden was constructed in the Meiji period(1906). There are also the French style garden, English garden, so you can enjoy some kinds of garden at one time.


[address] 11 Naitomachi, Shinjukuku, Tokyo

[access] 5minutes walk from Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin line Shinjuku Gyoen station, 10minutes walk from JR ,Keio, Odakyu line Shinjuku station south exit

[URL] https://www.env.go.jp/garden/shinjukugyoen/




2.Hamarikyu Onshi Teien(浜離宮恩賜庭園)

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Hamarikyu Onshi Teien is the representative Daimyo garden in the Edo period. But it is very rare that sea water is being pulled in a spring.

浜離宮恩賜庭園 茶屋
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The highlight of this garden is Nakashimano ochaya where we can enjoy Matcha and 300years pine planted when the garden was widely repaired.


[address] 1-1 Hamarikyu Teien, Chuo-ku, Tokyo

[access] 7minutes walk from Toei Ooedo line Shiodome station

[URL] http://teien.tokyo-park.or.jp/contents/index028.html


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Rikugien is one of the Japanese style gardens where can be proud to the world.

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It has some highlights such as a spring and the island in a pond , chaya, weeping cherry tree. We don’t get tired of this beautiful garden.


[address]6-13-3 Honkomagome, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo

[access] 7minutes walk from JR Yamanote line Komagome station

[URL] http://teien.tokyo-park.or.jp/contents/index031.html




4.Kiyosumi Teien(清澄庭園)

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It’s not too much to say that Kiyosumi Teien is the highest peak of the Japanese gardens in Tokyo. As we move on the path, we can see different faces of the garden.

清澄庭園 ししおどし
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The attraction of Kiyosumi Teien is just “infinity”.  In this place, we feel as if we are in the another dimension, and it gives us the highest healing time.

清澄庭園 (2)
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Kiyosumi Teien is just the garden softening our weary heart.




5.Koishikawa Korakuen(小石川後楽園)

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Koishikawa Korakuen is located in the back of Tokyo Dome and Korakuen Amusement Park. This park has an atmosphere which can’t be expressed by words. It was built in the early Edo Period.

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Koishikawa Korakuen is especially attractive in late November during the autumn color season and in late March during the weeping cherry tree season. It’s so recommended !


[address] 1-6-6 Kouraku, Bunkyoku, Tokyo

[access] 2minutes walk from Toei Ooedo line Iidabashi station

[URL] http://teien.tokyo-park.or.jp/contents/index030.html




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Japanese style garden represents the Japanese traditional beauty, and it makes us forget the hustle and bustle of big city. But the number of these gardens are very few.

Would you like to touch the Japanese spirit ?


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