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Former Shiba Rikyu Gardens

1-4-1 Kaigan, Minato 105-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3434-4029
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Peaceful and Beautiful with a few execptions

This reminded me of a private park in Downtown NY but with different landscape and setting. Was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Kyle K
Gorgeous little hidden oasis

A two minute walk from Hamamatsucho station, these little gardens are a gem. Entrance was minimal... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MarcusHurley
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1-4-1 Kaigan, Minato 105-0022, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinbashi Shiodome, Odaiba
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+81 3-3434-4029
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"beautiful garden"
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"small entrance fee"
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"city noise"
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"early april"
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"urban sprawl"
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"hamamatsucho station"
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"tall buildings"
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"edo period"
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"tea house"
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"modern tokyo"
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"worth a visit"
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"turtles"
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This reminded me of a private park in Downtown NY but with different landscape and setting. Was very well kept and except for a few loud tourist groups was very colming and quite.

Thank Kyle K
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A two minute walk from Hamamatsucho station, these little gardens are a gem. Entrance was minimal, maybe 150 yen? The gardens really are an oasis of serenity - I think I was the only person moving when I visited, everyone else was either sat down...More

Thank MarcusHurley
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited many gardens in Tokyo and we both agreed that this was our favorite one. We enjoyed it so much, we actually went twice. I think the admission to this garden is 300Y which is a fantastic value for the beauty that you will...More

1  Thank Garfieldluvr
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Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

We were in Tokyo for a couple of days and had booked on the Hato bus tour from Hamamatsucho bus station. We were a couple of hours early for the bus tour and found these gardens behind the bus terminal. What a great place amid...More

Thank Tony R
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Reviewed 27 January 2018

A horrifying trip i think i want to die on the inside. The place smelled off, smelled like stench of parched flowers. My eyes slowly deteriorated.

Thank drowningzongzi
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

The Kyu-Shiba-rikyu garden is just excellent! There is a small entrance fee (150 yen) and it is well worth it. This garden is a photographer's delight! The garden is very accessible via the Yamanote line.

Thank Nelson M
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Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

I had time to kill in the area, so I decided to visit this garden. It was a small garden, but for 150 yen (I believe), it was worth a visit. In a middle of a city, this garden provided a relaxing space.

Thank Niameow
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Reviewed 10 September 2017

Kind of stumbled upon this garden by chance. A great introduction to Japanese gardens and buildings. Offers a huge lake and tea house. Could easily spend hours here. Former home of the shoguns and imperials in Japan history. Great to see

Thank Tracey N
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Reviewed 7 September 2017

Took some beautiful pictures of the garden and the bridges, well maintained. It was just perfect to get away from some of the city noise and just enjoy a bit of nature.

Thank Joseph C
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Reviewed 12 July 2017

The gardens are beautiful and an easy walk regardless of whether the flowers are in bloom or not. Take the time to go in and have tea in the tea room because it is a lovely environment and a nice treat without doing the full...More

1  Thank Lesley M
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Nearby
Odaiba / Shiodome / Shinbashi
Odaiba is an entertainment hotspot with a giant ferris
wheel, concert halls, amusement arcades and lots of
shopping. It also boasts Oedo-onsen-monogatari, a
hotspring that recreates old Edo-era ambiance and is
very popular with foreign visitors. Shiodome has
ultra-modern office buildings where you can often find
restaurants with a great high-rise view of Tokyo. The
neighboring area of Shinbashi is a district of much
...More
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yellowjacket11
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Response from Tsunetomo8 | Reviewed this property |
Shiva Rikyu Gardens is nor a hotel - there is a Shiba hotel in Tokyo which is reasonably priced and from recollection there are no robes supplied ..... Hope this helps
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