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Rikugien Garden

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6-16-3 Honkomagome, Bunkyo 113-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This park is near Komagome station. The place looks beautiful in autumn season.You can have perfect clicks with your family.

1  Thank Elizabeth P
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a Japanese garden located in the Komagome neighbourhood in Tokyo. It is situated less than a kilometre from the railway station. Initially the road signages are okay. After you reach the signage stating that it is 200 meters to the garden, there are...More

1  Thank Dhiraj H
Reviewed 7 October 2018

Another lovely garden in Tokyo. It must be incredible during cherry blossom season. We went out of our way to go to this one - but I wouldn't rank it above the one outside of the Meji Shrine. Peaceful, great walk, old growth - lovely!...More

Thank T M
Reviewed 27 September 2018

Though not gaining the fame of a park such as Ueno, this is a true Japanese garden. The paths meander and each turn provides a new view. We spent an hour of surprises there.

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 20 September 2018

It was hot and humid when I went and simply sitting on one of the seats by the lake was beautiful and the breeze cooled me down. It's amazing to see so much greenery in one area and while there were some men doing some...More

Thank courtzzzc
Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

Very calm with the normal sense of quietness the Japanese seem to have perfected. A bit late in the season and it was hot. It would be lovely in May.

Thank John T
Reviewed 28 May 2018

not very impressive and it not free. not recommend unless your intention is to visit very single garden in tokyo

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Reviewed 12 May 2018

My mother and I visited this garden close to Komagome station ( less than a 10 min walk) and it was a beautiful garden for a stroll and to admire the lake and the beautiful azeleas in mid april.

Thank Gregory R
Reviewed 11 May 2018

This was the poorest of 5 gardens we visited in Tokyo in late March. The garden is wheelchair friendly and the garden can be seen by walking around the main lake. As a visit progress there are a sereis of cleverly prepared settings using water...More

Thank phshanks
Reviewed 22 April 2018

My mother and I spent about an hour in this lovely park and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. Well worth a visit, especially if you don't get the chance to see parks in other parts of Japan. It is the prettiest in Tokyo, I think.

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suesteyn
30 January 2018|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
As for "pre booking" as I say, as a public park operated by Tokyo Metropolitan Government - as such, and as a public facility, there is no "booking" or "pre booking".
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PhilipL628
10 October 2017|
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Response from John L | Reviewed this property |
During peak seasons: 1. first week of April for sakura cherry blossoms and 2 late November early December for red maples there will be extended night viewing. For some reason this is popular, but the glare from the... More
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