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Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu Garden

Travel Guide - Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu Garden


Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu Garden is one of the oldest existing Daimyo (feudal lord) gardens dating back to the Edo era (1603 – 1868). It is a Japanese-style garden with ancient rockwork and a pond that used to be connected to the Tokyo Bay. It is a traditional Japanese garden of “a landscape style with artificial hills and fountains”.
The 43,000 square meters garden was constructed by Okubo Tadatomo in 1678, and it took 8 years to complete. The garden has been open to the public since 1924.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • 9:00 – 17:00 (Admission until 16:30)


  • December 29 – January 3

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • 150 yen (General, Adult)
  • Admission Free (Child)

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from JR Hamamatsucho Station
  • 5 minutes walk from Daimon Station on the Toei Asakusa Line (A09) or Toei Oedo Line (E20)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 1-4-1, Kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 105-0022


Hiroyuki Chishiro 🇯🇵🇺🇸 元東大教員/アメリカのスタートアップCTO @HChishiro - 2021-01-04
[Vlog] Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden with Autumn Leaves | Tokyo Sightseeing, Japan
Let's enjoy your virtual Tokyo sightsee… https://t.co/7mKL995Rxe
Japan Today News @JapanToday - 2020-10-14
Serene surroundings: Two women cross a bridge in Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden in Tokyo on Tuesday. https://t.co/JYwneF4QCE
kinnismote @peseminal - 2020-06-29
📷 takahashiyoshikazu: Water Colored Tokyo ☂️ Edo Natsu Yakai(summer evening party), a water themed exhibition was h… https://t.co/6MqLAEyzPS
Hartley Jackson @HartleyJackson_ - 2020-05-25
The Kyū Shiba-Rikyū Garden. My favourite place in Tokyo. Surrounded by a city of millions, but inside so peaceful a… https://t.co/rMpmDYevzv
Kendal James @MissKendalJames - 2020-04-14
After walking through Ginza and the Hama Rikyu gardens in Tokyo last month, I carried on to another garden. The Kyu… https://t.co/yyrTtFqmLo
Mike Bermudez @MBZphoto - 2020-02-27
The start of our day was spent at this wonderful little garden called Kyu-Shiba-rikyu Gardens. It's one of the olde… https://t.co/oW7ERmPtnM
☁︎ @flittingfairy - 2019-08-17
visited kyu-shiba-rikyu garden in tokyo today... it was beautiful~ 💕 https://t.co/wC35CoLD7A
Suzanne @SuzeGold - 2019-06-10
Today’s @TheLitChallenge #LiketheProse story was brought to you by the Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu garden - possibly my favouri… https://t.co/w6FdBjNEvr
Suzanne @SuzeGold - 2019-06-10
Today’s @TheLitChallenge #LiketheProse story was brought to you by the Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu garden - possibly my favouri… https://t.co/w6FdBjNEvr
FHD Tokyo @fhdtokyo - 2019-05-03
Garden tips!
If you like to go for garden, highly recommend
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden near Hamamatsucho and Daimon… https://t.co/NBW3IB2i0Q
Gil M @GilAix - 2019-04-26
Nice wedding between architecture and nature. #Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden #tokyo https://t.co/kWJzfm9vSO
Cheap Japan @cheapjpn - 2019-03-24
@dpmentor @Tokyonobo I recommend here for sakura viewing. I just remembered that I went here 2 years ago. It's a be… https://t.co/KLhaOSLDJh
浜離宮恩賜庭園 @HamarikyuGarden - 2019-03-19
Do you know there is a smaller #garden (called Kyu-Shiba-rikyu Gardens) within walking distance (about 15 min.) of… https://t.co/4ok9zyn8m1
EIRE Systems @EIRE_Systems - 2018-11-28
Some Autumn snaps we took at Kyu Shiba Rikyu, a splendid Japanese garden not far from our Tamachi office.

#autumn… https://t.co/NETBzcMaZR
Japan Vibe 🎌 @Japan_Vibe - 2018-11-22
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden in Tokyo announced in its twitter the illumination of momiji (red leaves) from 21st to 24th… https://t.co/8VPxNOD12n
Meguppe 🇯🇵🎄🔔 @megmeg203 - 2018-11-22
It’s an advertising tweet from Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden in Tokyo for fall time trees but it looks like an explosion 🤣
Meguppe 🇯🇵🐿🌰 @megmeg203 - 2018-11-22
It’s an advertising tweet from Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden in Tokyo for fall time trees but it looks like an explosion 🤣
旧芝離宮恩賜庭園 @Kyushibarikyu - 2018-11-17
Camellia hiemalis are blooming in this garden.#kyu-shiba rikyu gaedens #japanese garden https://t.co/XDPQMrcrqe
Thrift Landscapes @ThriftLandscape - 2018-10-30
The Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden and the Rikugien Gardens. The former has a hill built where the Meiji Emperor could look… https://t.co/sZxQm1nNaS
Real JapaneseGardens @RealJapanGarden - 2018-09-22
Kyū-Shiba-Rikyū Teien (旧芝離宮庭園)is a former imperial garden in southern Tokyo. It is a typical pond strolling garden… https://t.co/PlvoWCLG8m
🌀baufinanciaphaster @bauhiniacapital - 2018-05-01
It is one of several well-known gardens within Tokyo, the other great ones likely being Kiyosumi Teien, Koishikawa… https://t.co/9RgTmr06sr
SIBOMANA Jean Bosco @sibomanaxyz999 - 2018-02-23
JAPAN: A businessman stands at a pond in the Kyu-Shiba-rikyu Garden on a warm and sunny day in Tokyo, Japan, March… https://t.co/y3xK2wx2Ms
浜離宮恩賜庭園 @HamarikyuGarden - 2018-01-09
Do you know that you can actually get to Kyu-Shiba-rikyu Gardens, a sister garden of Hama-rikyu Gardens, from Naka-… https://t.co/EOMIbnPRge
Kamini like harmony @KaminiPather - 2017-11-16
Remembering the stroll through Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu Garden in #Tokyo. It was the former imperial… https://t.co/UGl14RtLly
Animesh Bordoloi @fedanimesh - 2017-05-26
View of the Tokyo tower from the Kyu shiba rikyu garden.

Tokyo tower was built in 1958 as a… https://t.co/mWIihu7rBo
Tokyonobo @Tokyonobo - 2017-05-06
The Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden is a small but beautiful Japanese-style garden despite of being surrounded with tall bui… https://t.co/SthnqV4W5z
Tokyo Direct Guide @TokyoDirect_Tw - 2017-05-02
Wisterias & Peonies in Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden are so beautiful now! FB Album >> https://t.co/XAvy9CwmzW #travel #tokyo #japan #flowers
Jonelle Patrick @jonellepatrick - 2017-03-08
I thought the plums were finished, but Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden still had a few glorious trees! https://t.co/3XizHhWBQA
Scott L. Fritchie @slfritchie - 2017-02-03
Strolling the Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu garden with Louise, admiring the gnarled pines, watching the Shinkansen stream by. https://t.co/gPQZwEQK0A
Oakhouse Tokyo @oakhousetokyo - 2016-08-23
The Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden, a green oasis surrounded by tall buildings in #Tokyo

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