Rikugien Garden

Rikugien Garden (六義園) has to be one of our favourite Japanese gardens in Tokyo.  It’s got it all; cherry blossoms, autumn colors, a reasonably priced tea house, stunning lake and lots of interesting paths to take.

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How to get there

From Shinjuku station, take the Yamanote line (green JR line) to Komagome station (16 mins, 170 yen).

From Tokyo station, take the Yamanote line (green JR line) to Komagome station (18 mins, 170 yen).


Opening times: 9am to 5pm (closed around New Year’s)

Cost: Adults 300 yen, Children free

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Published by Matthew Baxter

Japan travel writer and onsen addict