Time of year
We went there in early autumn to see the illumination but the trees haven't quite turned colors yet. If you are coming by the Komagome Station, ignore the big signage pointing you to the garden. Following the sign will take you about 10 mins. Rather, there is a nearer entrance,…
I visited Rikugien with my mother and nephew in December. This is a very manageable, beautiful example of a Japanese garden. It is a manageable visit even for older people due to its compact size, flat terrain and several stopping points throughout. Rikugien is located in the…
Take your time to take it all in. Look left, look right, turn round. Unfortunately just missed the Autumn Illumination. Next time.
Well worth 2 or 3 hours of your time. A renowned strolling garden with specimens such as a 300 year old black pine.
Beautiful garden, especially during light-up around Christmas season. a few minutes walk from Komagome station on the Yamanote line.
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