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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 56 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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Paris, France
18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

when its open you can visit if you have nothing to do, there are much more fascinating things to see and do in Tkyo

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Singapore, Singapore
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

The traditional gardens in Tokyo city are lovely to relax in and enjoy a moment of inner peace. Hama Rikyu Garden is conveniently located and have plenty of greenery to enjoy. You will get to see some flowers during the right season. It is nothing spectacular or extraordinary with this garden (this is just my personal opinion, I have been... More

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London, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
15 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Gardens are huge, so be prepared to walk...but they are lovely to see. The highlight is the teahouse in the middle of the gardens, which serves green tea and a small sweet. The food and drink is just OK and isn't overpriced, BUT the setting is just stunning. A great start to my Tokyo adventure!

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

This is the best place to go after you ate lunch. The view of the gardens is spectacular and the flowers make it and even better experience. The tea house in the middle of the garden is very traditional and submerge you into the common way of drinking tea.

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Tokyo, Japan
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38 reviews 38 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Beautiful gardens in the heart of the city very close to Tsukiji market so the perfect place to relax after the hecticness of the fish market. Lovely in all months of the year. Brilliant traditional tea house is well worth a visit for Matcha.

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San Francisco, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

this is a large and beautiful garden with lots of history. You also have to go through this garden if you wish to take water taxis from the Hamarikyu garden stop. Admission to garden is 300Y so it's a bargain.

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New York City, New York
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11 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Lovely grounds about a 10 minute walk from the tsukiji fish market. Extremely peaceful and expansive. At the far end there is a dock where you can catch a boat to asakusa. Really made for a perfect day.

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New York City, New York
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We popped in after coming across this garden near the end of our walk around Tokyo. There was only an hour left, so we covered much of the southwest quarter of the gardens. This meant we missed out on most of the larger lake and bird-hunting grounds. But we did see the spectacular iris gardens near the smaller lake. I... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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158 attraction reviews
213 helpful votes 213 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

A nice garden near the Tokyo bay. It contains a salt-water pond filled with an array of fish. There was a vibrant flower garden when we visited, a field of orange-coloured flowers. Around the main pond there are many birds amongst the highly manicured tree branches. You also get a good view of the rainbow bridge as well as a... More

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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63 reviews 63 reviews
45 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We caught a river boat from Asakusa to Hama Rikyu. It was a hot day. We wanted to stay out of the sun and decided to just walk through the park to get to Ginza area.

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