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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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Wonderful Oasis in Tokyo

Happoen is a gorgeous garden in western Tokyo. Often used for events such as weddings and parties, the facilities include several restaurants and many paths winding through... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 21, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Happoen is a gorgeous garden in western Tokyo. Often used for events such as weddings and parties, the facilities include several restaurants and many paths winding through Japanese gardens. Worth going to for a drink, or if you are invited to an event - go!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

These gardens are just exquisite - especially in autumn; the colours were amazing. The gardens are not very big and are in the middle of the City but you would never guess that when you get inside. I would strongly recommend taking a traditional tea ceremony - bookings are necessary to make sure you don't miss out. The ceremony is... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We visited this garden during our holiday trip to Tokyo. Our visit was part of a Tokyo tour that we had taken. The good thing about visiting this garden is one gets to kill 2 birds with one stone, included within the same premise is a small hut where one can witness a traditional tea ceremony. The main entrance of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Who would have thought there would be such exquisite gardens nestled in the heart of busy Tokyo? And no admission fee either. We visited impulsively, but I wish we'd planned in advance and made reservations for their tea ceremony. We couldn't get in one at a convenient time.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Just at the entrance passage you will be greeted by bonsai trees. Walking further inside then you see a pond with many beautiful koi fish, vivid in color! It was peak of autumn in Tokyo then red maple trees were standing along the pond, giving some accent to every picture taken. Highly recommend you to participate in the tea ceremony... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

Here you are small 4K Video of the place ! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v94kpKUFvOY Happo-en is far from your average gorgeous hidden Japanese garden in central Tokyo. While its history still eludes me, it is said that Happo-en was the cherished mansion of Ōkubo Tadataka throughout his life 1560~1639 (also known as Ōkubo Hikozaemon). It is however after 1951 that Happo-en became what... More 

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Minato, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Incredible Japanese garden and nice meeting/wedding/reception facilities. Great service and super friendly staff.

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Richmond, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

The most striking and unusual sight in the garden is the large number of extremely old bonsai trees! Some of the trees and over 1,000 years old. The ponds and the water fall are very nice even in the winter, so make sure you bring a camera. The entrance is free.

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Tokyo, Japan
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

While technically open only to guests of the hotel and restaurant, staff members will kindly guide you to the entrance of the garden for a short stroll in an elegant setting. The garden is breathtaking during spring and autumn and lovely at any time of the year.

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

I was lucky enough to see these gardens at the time of the sakura or cherry blossoms. An amazing tranquil little garden that will give you a breath of fresh air.

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