Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden

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Kyu Shiba Rikyu was built during the Edo Period on land reclaimed from Tokyo Bay. The original buildings were destroyed in the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923. Now it is a classic Japanese style landscape garden in central Tokyo, located just next to Hamamatsucho Station and not far from Hama Rikyu, another popular Japanese landscape garden.

A green oasis surrounded by tall buildings, the Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden features the typical elements of a Japanese landscape gardens, including a pond and manmade hills, which symbolize the ocean, lakes and mountains of the real world. The circular walking trails allow us to enjoy the garden from different perspectives.

The gardens are open from 9:00 to 17:00 (entrance until 16:30)

How to get there:
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden is located next to Hamamatsucho Station, JR Yamanote Line. It can also be reached by a short walk from Daimon Subway Station (Oedo and Asakusa Lines).

 

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1 Response

  1. anne says:

    Hi, if I get off Hamamatsucho Station, what exit should I use to reach the park?

    thanks

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