Name Rikugien
Category Garden
Address Honkomagome 6-16-3, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 113-0021
Phone number 03-3941-2222
Admission General 300 yen
65 years of age or older 150 yen
(elementary school or less and junior high school students in Tokyo resident-student is free)


Main facilities Japanese style of strolling garden with pond
Other facilities
Main flowers and plants Cherry (weeping cherry) Azalea, Autumn foliage (maple)
Recommended season Spring, Autumn
Brief explanation A high ranking feudal lord Yoshiyasu Yanagisawa of 5th Shogunate the Tsunayoshi Tokugawa designed and develpped his own garden given land of Komagome, corner of flat Musashino a Japanese style of strolling garden with pond in 1702.
Rikugien was has been as the most beautiful large two garden with Koishikawa Korakuen in the Edo of the from time of construction.
Garden of the name, "six righteousness of poetry" of the old Chinese poetry collection in China "hair poetry", or "six body of poetry that the classification of 風 wind (folk song), 雅 elegance (court music), 頌 praise (congratulatory form), 賦 narrative (direct expression), 比 compare (metaphor), 興 interest (metlaphor using natural)".
After the Meiji era, it became the property of Yataro Iwasaki (Mitsubishi founder) is now been donated to be open to the public in the city of Tokyo in 1938. It has been designated as a national special scenic spot in 1953 March 31, 2008.
Remarks During best season of weeping cherry and autumn foliage, trees are illuminated and opening hours are prolonged.
Opening hours 9 am - 5 pm  (admission 4 pm up to 30 minutes)
closed: the end of the year, the beginning of the year (until December 29 to next year January 1)
Access JR Yamanote Line, Tokyo Metro Nanboku "Komagome" (N14) walk 7 minutes
Toei Mita Line "Sengoku" (I14) walk 10 minutes
Car park information No
Official website English https://www.tokyo-park.or.jp/park/format/index031.html
Official web in Japanese 日本語公式ウェブページ https://www.tokyo-park.or.jp/park/format/index031.html

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