≪Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Rikugien Gardens
It’s one of the best autumn foliage spot in Tokyo
This strolling, mountain and pond-style garden was created based on the theme of Waka poetry in the 15th year of the Genroku Period (1702) by the shogun, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi’s trusted confidante Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu.
This garden is a typical example of the famous gardens of Edo Period. In the Meiji Period, this garden became a second residence of the founder of Mitsubishi, Iwasaki Yataro. Later, in the 13th year of Showa (1938), the Iwasaki family donated this garden to the City of Tokyo, and in Showa 28 (1953) it was designated as a special site of exceptional beauty and an important cultural asset.
The trees are coloring everywhere in the park in autumn foliage season, Tsutsuji Chaya is surrounded by autumn foliage the Japanese maple, it will be an amazing landscape.
The garden is also opening at night for November 19 (Sat.) – December 7 (Wed.), autumn foliage and the Daimyo Garden lighting up, spreading a different fantastic sight from daytime.
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|Event Name||≪Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Rikugien Gardens|
|Dates||Around late November – Around early December ※Average year|
|Note||November 19 (Sat.) – December 7 (Wed.), it will be extended opening hours to 21:00. (Last admission until 20:30)|
※Last admission until 16:30
65 and over: ¥150
※No charge for primary school children or younger, and junior high school students living or attending school in Tokyo
|Free Wi-Fi||Service Center (Next to the main gate)
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|Address||6-16-3 Honkomagome Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo|