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Updated: May 8, 2019

Illuminated Weeping Cherry Trees in a Feudal Lord's Garden しだれ桜と大名庭園のライトアップ

6-16-3 Honkomagome, Bunkyo City, Tokyo
Late March 2020 - Early April 2020

Rikugien Gardens, built in the 18th century for a feudal lord, is known for its weeping cherry tree. It's 15 meters tall, and its branches have a 20-meter span. The scenery is worth seeing in daytime, but it makes an even bigger impression at night, when it's illuminated with dozens of lights. At these times, the park's opening hours are extended to 21:00, so make an evening trip to Rikugien to experience its mystical atmosphere.

How to Get There

  • Komagome Station | 7 mins on foot
    JR Yamanote Line | Namboku Line
  • Sengoku Station | 10 min on foot
    Mita Line


Opening Hours

  • 9:00–21:00 (Last admission at 20:30)


Adults: ¥300 Seniors (65 and older): ¥150

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