A classical Japanese park with ponds, hills and teahouses, originally built in 1695 by Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu, a Tokugawa daimyo. It's a popular cherry blossom spot in spring and is lit up at night at this time.
Japan, 〒113-0021 Tōkyō-to, Bunkyō-ku, Honkomagome, 6 Chome−16−３
Nearest Transit: Komagome (Line: (N))
Rikugien and Nearby Attractions on Map
St. Mary's Cathedral(2.8 km)
Seat of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Tokyo.
Ueno Zoo(2.6 km)
The Ueno Zoo, a part of Ueno Park, is Japan’s oldest zoo and home to over 460 species.
The Toyo Bunko(0.1 km)
The Toyo Bunko is a special library and a research institute of Oriental studies.
Bunkyo-ku Civic Center(2.7 km)
The lavish government building for the Bunkyo ward of Tokyo, once described in the Japan Times as 'a colossal Pez candy dispenser.
Nezu Jinja(1.8 km)
Kyu-Iwasaki-tei Teien(3 km)
Not a major tourist attraction, but an interesting bit of history.
Asukayama Park(2.2 km)
Asukayama Park is the first park in Japan.
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