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Happoen Garden

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Address: 1-1-1 Shirokanedai, Minato 108-8631, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3443-3111
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Happoen Garden

One of the nicest restaurant / hotels in Tokyo. Very nice Japanese gardens especially at night. Great for business events. The event rooms have a great view overlooking their... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

One of the nicest restaurant / hotels in Tokyo. Very nice Japanese gardens especially at night. Great for business events. The event rooms have a great view overlooking their gardens and wonderful during cherry blossom season.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

Garden is available quite spacious, clean and beautiful. Besides the restaurant facilities are also available (with high prices), as well as a place to relax and play. A sense of comfort felt when a short break in this place.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Experiencing a tea ceremony was one of the things we decided we needed to do and this was our first time so I have nothing to compare to. But I really loved the experience. We were guided through their garden to a secluded tea house. Our guide told us it was built over 100 years ago. The morning weather was... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

My wife and I found and took a stroll around Happo-en during a day's walk in the south of Tokyo. It was during Sakura, and the cherry blossoms were out. We got there early, before the tour buses started, or the restaurants were open. It was an incredibly beautiful, well planned and maintained little garden. We were the only ones... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

I like it, but check it online before you go because the prices are high. Great location near the Shiroganedai subway station or take 7-minute taxi from Meguro Station or Shinagawa Station.

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Cedar Grove, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

wonderful tranquility tea ceremony ponds with joy ponds and Bonsai collection. very beautiful. located in the center of Tokyo. a must see

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Annemasse, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

It is gorgeous indeed, and free. It's all there, the pond, the maples, the pines, the statues, the waterfalls, the immense koi carp,PLUS the amazing old bonsai. It is apparently a popular place for wedding photos and in fact there is a hotel/wedding facility net door with a restaurant cum terrace called the Thrush Café where lunch is cheap enough... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

To begin, the entrance to the garden is free. Then, as one walks in, the first thing that one encounters are bonsai trees, some over 500 years old. Then, further into the garden there is a remarkable koi pond. The day we were there we saw spot billed ducks, turtles and and some very colorful koi. This location is also... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015 via mobile

Tokyo is littered with stunning gardens. This one is more tranquil than the rest. It is gorgeous in all seasons and best in the morning for fewer people. If you love Japanese gardens, get 'The Flower Lover's Guide to Tokyo'. This book tells you which gardens are best to visit in which month and for what reason. I lived in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Just a beautiful space. Go early and try to enjoy the peace on offer. The tea house is incredible and the little pagoda is the perfect place to pass the time.

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Address: Address: 1-1-1 Shirokanedai, Minato 108-8631, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3443-3111
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Minato>  > Shinagawa / Gotanda

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Shinagawa / Gotanda
In Shinagawa, an office district shares space with luxury residential buildings and the scene is constantly changing with rapid development. Ikedayama park and Togoshi park are great places to see beautiful traditional Japanese gardens with ponds, as well as enjoy the changing seasons. Shinagawa was a post and a port town during the Edo era and the lavish old Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples at Shinagawa and Ebara are very popular. It's a great place to get in touch with the old Edo atmosphere on a pleasure boat cruising along the canal. The neighboring area around Gotanda station is a study in modern contrasts filled with unique restaurants and a lively nightlife.
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