Garden with a pond in the shape of a heart that is filled directly with water from the Sumida River, and thus rises and falls with the river’s tide.
Mukojima-Hyakkaen (向島百花園) was the idea of a wealthy antique dealer by the name of Sahara Kiku who wanted…
Beautiful Japanese-style gardens around a large pond built on the site of a mansion owned by a wealthy merchant during the Edo period.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
One of the most famous gardens in central Tokyo covering an area of almost 60 hectares. It opened to the public in 1949 and today is home to three gardens (traditional Japanese, French formal, English landscape) and a rock-landscaped greenhouse.
300 year old garden designed by Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu and based on the “six tenets of poetry”.
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden (旧芝離宮, Kyū Shiba Rikyū) was, like Rikugien and Koishikawa Korakuen, once a private garden of…
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden
Dating back to the early 17th century, Koishikawa Korakuen is one of Tokyo’s most spectacular gardens. Designed by…
Famous garden that lies on land that was reclaimed in the late 17th century by Tokugawa Tsunashige, and was renovated and landscaped by his son Ienobu.