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Former Shiba Rikyu Gardens

1-4-1 Kaigan, Minato 105-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3434-4029
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Tranquil gardens among the bustle of the city

Peaceful and quiet even with a lot of people visiting. Be sure to check out the teahouse and walk... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Ryan S
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Portland, Oregon
Peaceful and Beautiful with a few execptions

This reminded me of a private park in Downtown NY but with different landscape and setting. Was... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
Kyle K
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1-4-1 Kaigan, Minato 105-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
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+81 3-3434-4029
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"small entrance fee"
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"beautiful garden"
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"city noise"
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"urban sprawl"
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"worth a visit"
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Peaceful and quiet even with a lot of people visiting. Be sure to check out the teahouse and walk along the harbor waterfront.

Thank Ryan S
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Reviewed June 11, 2018

This reminded me of a private park in Downtown NY but with different landscape and setting. Was very well kept and except for a few loud tourist groups was very colming and quite.

Thank Kyle K
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Reviewed May 21, 2018

A two minute walk from Hamamatsucho station, these little gardens are a gem. Entrance was minimal, maybe 150 yen? The gardens really are an oasis of serenity - I think I was the only person moving when I visited, everyone else was either sat down...More

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

We visited many gardens in Tokyo and we both agreed that this was our favorite one. We enjoyed it so much, we actually went twice. I think the admission to this garden is 300Y which is a fantastic value for the beauty that you will...More

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Reviewed May 12, 2018 via mobile

We were in Tokyo for a couple of days and had booked on the Hato bus tour from Hamamatsucho bus station. We were a couple of hours early for the bus tour and found these gardens behind the bus terminal. What a great place amid...More

Thank Tony R
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Reviewed January 27, 2018

A horrifying trip i think i want to die on the inside. The place smelled off, smelled like stench of parched flowers. My eyes slowly deteriorated.

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

The Kyu-Shiba-rikyu garden is just excellent! There is a small entrance fee (150 yen) and it is well worth it. This garden is a photographer's delight! The garden is very accessible via the Yamanote line.

Thank Nelson M
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Reviewed December 9, 2017 via mobile

I had time to kill in the area, so I decided to visit this garden. It was a small garden, but for 150 yen (I believe), it was worth a visit. In a middle of a city, this garden provided a relaxing space.

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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Kind of stumbled upon this garden by chance. A great introduction to Japanese gardens and buildings. Offers a huge lake and tea house. Could easily spend hours here. Former home of the shoguns and imperials in Japan history. Great to see

Thank Tracey N
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Took some beautiful pictures of the garden and the bridges, well maintained. It was just perfect to get away from some of the city noise and just enjoy a bit of nature.

Thank Joseph C
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Nearby
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris
wheel, concert halls, amusement arcades and lots of
shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a
hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is
very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has
ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find
restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The
neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much
...More
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yellowjacket11
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Response from Tsunetomo8 | Reviewed this property |
Shiva Rikyu Gardens is nor a hotel - there is a Shiba hotel in Tokyo which is reasonably priced and from recollection there are no robes supplied ..... Hope this helps
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