Hamarikyu Garden

Hamarikyū Teien (浜離宮恩賜庭園)

The Hamarikyu garden was built during the Edo period (1603 – 1868) as a leisure place for the Shogun.
Therefore it was built directly next to Tokyo Bay on swampland and featured a gorgeous view on the sea and towards the mountains.
There are several duck hunting sites, teahouses, and other facilities which entertained the Shogun.

This garden is famous for:

  • The teahouses
  • The tidal pond
  • The duck hunting sites
  • The Cherry blossoms
  • The Peony blossoms
  • The seasonal flower fields

More information and a digital guidebook are available on the website of Real Japanese Gardens.