Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden



Name Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden
Category 03Garden
Address Kaigan 1-4-1, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Phone number 03-3434-4029
Admission Adult 150 yen, 65 years or more 70 yen
(elementary school or less and junior high school students in Tokyo resident-student is free)


Main facilities Japanese-style garden strolling around ponds
Other facilities Japanese archery field
Main flowers and plants Japanese black pine, Satsuki( Azalea), cherry, wisteria, iris,
Recommended season Spring Autumn
Brief explanation It is one of the best Japanese garden built in early Edo era as feudal load garden to remain in Tokyo. As a Japanese-style garden strolling around ponds, the arrangement of the compartment and stone garden around the pond is very good.
The land was reclaimed the sea level around the time of meireki (1655-1658 years), councilor Okubo tadatomo started to build a garden named "Rakukotobukien".on the land given from 4th Shogunate Ietsuna in 1678. The garden, after having passed through the several owner, Kishu Tokugawa family had it around the end of the Edo period, then, in 1871 became the property of Arisugawa Miyake, finally Imperial Household Agency purchased in 1875. Then it became a Shiba-Rikyu. In 1924 in January, it is bestowed to the city of Tokyo for celebrating marriage the then Crown Prince (Emperor Showa), and opened to public in the same year.
Opening hours Open 9 am - 5 pm,
Close end of the year, the beginning of the year
(until December 29 to next year January 1)
Access JR Yamanote Line, Keihin Tohoku line "Hamamatsucho"1-minute walk,Toei Oedo Line and Toei Asakusa Line "Daimon" 3-minute walk, Yurikamome "Takeshiba" 10-minute walk
Car park information none
Official website English
Official web in Japanese 日本語公式ウェブページ

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