A garden built as a villa by the samurai Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu, who was a deeply trusted by the 5th Tokugawa shogun, Tokugawa Tsunayoshi. The garden was considered one of the two greatest in all the ancient capital of Edo. The garden’s charming scenery consists of undulating landscaping and a large pond surrounded by trees. The garden is designated a National Special Place of Scenic Beauty. In spring, Yoshino and weeping cherry trees growing on the grounds come into beautiful bloom. The large weeping cherry tree just beyond the garden’s large inner front gate serves as the garden’s symbol, and each year from mid-March to early April when it comes into full bloom, the tree is lit up at night. Hours are from 9:00 to 17:00 (until 21:00 when the garden is lit up during cherry blossom season; entry permitted until 30 minutes prior to closing). The admission fee is 300 yen for adults, 150 yen for persons 65 and older and free for elementary school children and under as well as junior high school students living and attending school in Tokyo. Toilets and shops available; no parking available. The nearest station is Komagome Station.
Tokyo Bunkyou-ku Honkomagome 6-16-3 [map]
- Flowering state of cherry blossoms
- the end
- Cherry blossom forecast
- Mid-Mar.-Early Apr.
- 9:00-17:00 (During the illumination period is 9:00-21:00, Latest entry to the park is 30 minutes closing)
- Parking Lot
- Not available
- Night viewing
- Available (Sunset-21:00 of 3/21-4/5)
- Public toilets
- Number of trees
- Someiyoshino, Shidarezakura, Edohigan, Kanzan
Information Sources: NAVITIME JAPAN
- On foot aboutminutes
- about m
- View route from Station View route from Bus Stop View route from IC View route from Parking
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