Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu Garden

Travel Guide - Kyu-Shiba-Rikyu Garden

Information

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 Hours

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

Closed

  • December 29 – January 3

Access / 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 / Location

* Please click each address to show the location.

Tweets

WabisabyTokyo@WabisabyTokyo - 2021/11/23 15:38
A lovely place to enjoy of fall in Tokyo is Kyu Shiba Rikyu. It is totally worthy to visit it.

Plan your trip to… https://t.co/lLBEek6U85
iNok_TravelTokyo@iNok_TT - 2021/10/30 17:35
I visited Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden Minato ward Tokyo Japan.
I was walking around in nice sunny day.
The garden was so… https://t.co/LjgxqAkgEz
Show More

Recommended Places

Hama-Rikyu Garden
Hama-Rikyu Garden was originally a garden of Tokugawa Shogun family's villa. The garden is a typical Daimyo (feudal lord) garden of the Edo  ...  more »
Katsushika-ku Yamamoto-tei
The house of Yamamoto Einosuke, a business person in the Taisho era (1912 - 1926), is now open to the public. There are many attractions inc ...  more »
Kyu-Iwasaki-tei Garden
Built in 1896 as the principal residence of the Iwasaki family, founder of the Mitsubishi corporation. It is a magnificent Western-style res ...  more »
Busts of Doctors Baelz and Scriba
The famous German Doctor Erwin Von Baelz came to Japan to take up a position as a professor in the medical department of Tokyo University. He ...  more »
Kenroku-en Garden
Kenroku-en Garden, first laid out in 1676 and enlarged to its present size of about 10 ha. in the early 1800s, was an outer garden of Kanaza ...  more »
Oyaku-en Garden
Oyaku-en Garden was originally the site of the Aizu clan’s mansion. The name "Oyaku-en (medical herb garden)" came from the fact that the sec ...  more »
Shitenno-ji Temple
Shitenno-ji Temple was founded in 593 by Prince Shotoku Taishi. The first non-sectarian Buddhist temple has the distinction of being one of t ...  more »