Hama-Rikyu Garden: Nanohana

Hama-Rikyu Garden (浜離宮恩賜公園) is a large Japanese style garden located in centeral Tokyo. The garden was originally built as a feudal lord’s residence and duck hunting grounds during the Edo Period (1603-1867). Then, it served as a strolling garden and as an imperial detached palace before eventually being opened to the public in the current form. While the garden has many attractions for each season, Nanohana is the speciality in March.

Hama-Rikyu garden is in Shiodome area. The nearst station is Shiodome station on Oedo Subway Line and Yurikamome line. Shimbashi Station is also in a 10 minute walk distance. Water buses also stop at Hama-Rikyu garden and run to Asakusa and Odaiba areas (See Tokyo Cruise).

The canal divedes the garden with the city side.

300-year Pine, which survives more than 300 years.

Just after the entrance, you can see a field of Nanohana.

You can enjoy contrast of the Nanohana field and skyscrapers in Shiodome district.

I’ll introduce more attractions of Hama-Rikyu Garden including plum trees and large pounds.

1-1 Hamarikyūteien, Chūō-ku, Tōkyō-to 104-0046, Japan

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