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Happoen Garden

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Address: 1-1-1 Shirokanedai, Minato 108-8631, Tokyo Prefecture
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Charming garden

Very charming Japanese style garden. Cozy rather than small. Very pleasant to walk around during spring season.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
sunprojetjm
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Singapore, Singapore
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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very charming Japanese style garden. Cozy rather than small. Very pleasant to walk around during spring season.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed walking the grounds of the wonderful garden. Very well maintained with water features, koi pond and Japanese statues. Don't miss this spot if you are nearby!

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its very beautiful place , good collection of japanese garden , Japani cuisine is available , very good for family outing , reservation required, quite helpful & courteous staff .

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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I walked here early in the morning before I headed to the airport. It was unclear if this was open to the public but I walked into the nearby hotel and made my way to garden - as a gaijin I assumed no one would stop me. Go for it! The garden itself is very well done, paths, small structures... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

Was hosted here for a corporate function. The garden was well maintained with a number of bonsai which has cards indicating their age. Some as old as 500+ years! We had pre-dinner drinks and finger food in the garden and then guided into the main hall where many stalls serving pulled noodles, grilled beef and sashimi. Great atmosphere and food!

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

What a lovely place this is. I didn't expect to find such garden in the middle of this supermetropolis. I can imagine going there on a daily basis to relax and unwind in glorious surroundings of trees, water and shrines. It is a popular place for wedding dos with the newlyweds, families, photographers etc. but you can navigate around them... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Popular for weddings but also a nice example of a classical Japanese garden to escape from the bustle of Tokyo for a lunch on the terrace in fine weather before or after a stroll. Less than a 10 minute walk from the Miyako Sheraton of Shirokanedai subway station and on the 93 bus route.

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Kawasaki, Japan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Very good Traditional Japanese garden and dishes are nice, staff is helpful. If you go on foot,you'd better how to go by map.It takes over 10 mins.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

We hosted a dinner for 100! Success! great venue. There were two events going on at the same time, however, they staged the bus accordingly. The food was well presented and service was expedited. I cannot say enough good things about the experience we had there.

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Sydney
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

This is a beautiful place, and not crowded. We wandered around, two of us taking photos and one just enjoying the views. It is not a difficult walk. We persuaded the café to feed us croissants and coffee, but they were booked out for lunch. A film crew added some interest, but the park itself is enough. The historic tea... More 

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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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