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Hama Rikyu Gardens

1-1 Hamarikyu Teien, Chuo, Tokyo Prefecture 104-0046, Japan
+81 3-3541-0200
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Ranked #1 of 58 Attractions in Chuo
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Gardens, Parks
Description: This popular park is located next to Tokyo Bay and contains one of the most beautiful gardens in the city.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

visit there on a a weekend when they have the tea ceremonies. Great place for a picnic.It's a green oasis in the city, river view, flower garden , and also a stop to get on to the boat bus. I wouldn't travel here from afar though.

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London, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

Visited after Tsukiji fish market as a lady we sat next to eating sushi suggested it. There was a tea festival taking place demonstrating the art of tea drinking - milk and 1 sugar for me - a Brit!!! Joking aside it was intriguing to see how it should be done. The gardens are very well kept and we had... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Maybe it is early autumn as the flowers and the garden were not beautiful and attractive. I don't find it worth paying to enter. Smokers who sat near the entrance (smoking area) does not help and the toilet stink.

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Iligan City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

It is large garden in the bustling Tokyo downtown which is like an oasis in the city. It is home to a variety of cherry blossoms & other flowers which are particularly blooming in spring. Many Japanese have their weddings in this garden. Entrance fee is 300 yen

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

A beautifully layed out garden. If you like landscape scenery then check this place out. A tip is to make sure the weather is good for the day you go. It is much more pleasant in the sun than in the rain! An obvious point but it makes all the difference

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Norfolk
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

Beautiful gardens, beautiful lakes, fine reconstructions, fascinating history, interesting bird-life.....and so peaceful.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This is an idyllic, peaceful garden in Tokyo on the bank of the river. It has beautiful gardens, lake and tea room and is a must place to visit to have a rest from your hectic Tokyo sightseeing. I went to the Senjoji Temple and surrounds, Tokyo Skytree and then got the river boat to here before walking to the... More

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Sapporo-shi, Hokkaido, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great place for relaxing and escaping the business of the city. Beautiful gardens, Japanese tea rooms and plenty of bird-life to enjoy.

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Ventura, California
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Much walking, subway riding and train riding to find this garden, but it was SO worth it. We also went on a ride from the garden by boat to a different district. Saw a few older homes remincent of years gone by.

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Darwin, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

We arrived at this park via the water bus (Tokyo Cruise) from Asakusa, as our son had mentioned it was a must see. It is. The area once was a horse stable and hunting ground of the Tokugawas is now manicured gardens and water features along with some historical buildings including a traditional tea house. Even in the heat of... More

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