Japonia Hortus

key to understand the Japanese garden

Gardens in Tokyo


Name of the Garden
Rating: five star maximum (how much I recommend)
Address: in Japanese character; you can copy and paste to English google map
Latitude and longitude: use for google map or smartphone applications
Phone number: use for contact or car navigation system
Designer: if known, names in Japanese order, family name before given name
Size: large, medium, small
Type: see history of Japanese garden chapter
History: period of constraction, if known
Cost: by Japanese Yen
Note: extra information
Photo of the Garden
Links on the garden name and photo which lead you to
more and bigger photos. Also, a map of the garden is put
in there.

Ome-shi

Gyokudo Art Museum 玉堂美術館
☆☆☆
青梅市御岳1-75
35.800106, 139.184144
0428-78-8335
Nakazima Ken 中島健
Small
Dry landscape garden
Showa period
\500

Tachikawa-shi

Showa Kinen Park 昭和記念公園
☆☆☆
立川市緑町3173
35.712492, 139.394690
042-528-1751
Large
Water garden and French garden
Showa and Heisei period
\410

Akiruno-shi

Gyokurin-ji 玉林寺
☆☆☆
あきる野市五日市926
35.727088, 139.217637
0425-96-0532
Small
Dry landscape garden
Contemporary
Gratuity

Kotoku-ji 広徳寺
☆☆
あきる野市小和田234
35.721875, 139.217360
042-596-0021
Small
Water garden
Gratuity
Behind of the main building

Toutou-an 燈々庵
☆☆
あきる野市小川633
35.721407, 139.316284
042-559-8080
Small
Zoki garden
Restaurant and gallery

Hachioji-shi

Hachioji-jyo 八王子城
☆☆
八王子市元八王子町3-2715-2
35.652684, 139.256602
Small
Dry landscape garden
Azuchi-momoyama period
Free

Koen-ji 広園寺
☆☆☆
八王子市山田町1577
35.646912, 139.316597
042-661-7022
Small
Water garden
Edo period
Gratuity
The back yard is open as special admission

Takao-Komagino Teien 高尾駒木野庭園
☆☆☆
八王子市裏高尾町268-1
35.640559, 139.270068
042-663-3611
Small
Water garden and dry landscape garden
Heisei period
Free

Koganei-shi

Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum 江戸東京たてもの園
☆☆
小金井市桜町3-7-1
35.715622, 139.512545
042-388-3300
Medium
Water garden
Heisei period
\400

Kokubunji-shi

Tonogayato Garden 殿ヶ谷戸庭園
☆☆☆
国分寺市南町2-16
35.699087, 139.481967
042-324-7991
Sengoku Sotaro and Iwasaki Hikoyata 仙石荘太郎 岩崎彦弥太
Medium
Water garden
Taisho period
\150

Adachi-ku

Hanahata Kinen Teien 花畑記念庭園
☆☆
足立区花畑4-40-1
35.805988, 139.807366
03-3885-9795
Medium
Water garden
Showa period
Free

Katsushika-ku

Sibamata Taishakuten 柴又帝釈天
☆☆☆
葛飾区柴又7-10-3
35.758426, 139.878210
03-3657-2886
Nagai Rakuzan 永井楽山
Small
Water garden
Showa period
\400

Yamamoto-tei 山本亭
☆☆☆
葛飾区柴又7丁目19-32
35.757991, 139.880098
03-3657-8577
Medium
Water garden
Taisho period
\100

Kita-ku

Kyu-Furukawa Garden 旧古河庭園
☆☆☆
北区西ヶ原1-27-39
35.742446, 139.746163
03-3910-0394
Josiah Conder and Ogawa Jihei ジョサイア・コンドル 小川治兵衛
Medium
Italian garden and water garden
Meiji period
\150

Bunkyo-ku

Rikugi-en 六義園
☆☆☆☆
文京区本駒込6-16-3
35.733139, 139.746514
03-3941-2222
Yanagisawa Yoshiyasu 柳沢吉保
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
\300
Light up seasonaly

Koishikawa Botanical Garden 小石川植物園
☆☆☆
文京区白山3-7-1
35.718602, 139.746430
03-3814-0138
Large
Daimyo garden and botanical garden
Edo period
\330
Buy a ticket at the store across the street

Shin-Edogawa Park 新江戸川公園

文京区めじろ台1-1
35.713132, 139.722575
Medium
Dimyo garden
Edo period
Free

Chinzan-so 椿山荘
☆☆
文京区関口2-10-8
35.712159, 139.726016
03-3943-1111
Yamagata Aritomo 山県有朋
Medium
Water garden
Meiji period
Hotel and restaurant

Sanshiro-ike 三四郎池
☆☆
文京区本郷7-3-1
35.712065, 139.762099
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
Free
Within The University of Tokyo

Rinsho-in 麟祥院
☆☆
文京区湯島4-1-8
35.708140, 139.764806
03-3811-7648
Small
Dry landscape garden
Gratuity

Yushima-tenjin 湯島天神
☆☆
文京区湯島3-30-1
35.707462, 139.767808
03-3836-0753
Small
Water garden
Contemporary
Gratuity

Koishikawa Koraku-en 小石川後楽園
☆☆☆☆☆
文京区後楽1-6-6
35.705474, 139.749653
03-3811-3015
Tokugawa Yorifusa, Tokugawa Mitsukuni and Tokudaiji Sabe
徳川頼房 徳川光圀 徳大寺左兵衛
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
\300

Taito-ku

Asakura Museum of Sclupture 朝倉彫塑館
☆☆
台東区谷中7-18-10
35.726903, 139.768529
03-3821-4549
Asakura Fumio and Nishikawa Sataro 朝倉文夫 西川佐太郎
Small
Water garden
Showa period
\500
Photo taking is prohibited

Denppo-in 伝法院
☆☆☆
台東区浅草2-3-1
35.713328, 139.795302
03-3842-0181
Kobori Enshu or Yamamoto Dohaku 小堀遠州 又は 山本道白
Small
Water garden
Edo period
\300
Special Admission

Tokyo National Museum 東京国立博物館

台東区上野公園13-9
35.718833, 139.776517
03-3822-1111
Medium
Water garden and tea garden
Meiji period
\600
Seasonal Admision

Ueno Tosho-gu Botan-en 上野東照宮ぼたん園
☆☆
台東区上野公園9-88
35.715043, 139.771696
03-3822-3455
Small
Floral garden
\600
Seasonal Admission

Sumida-ku

Sumida-park 隅田公園
☆☆
墨田区向島1-2-5
35.712489, 139.803974
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
Free

Kyu-Koyama-ke Residence 旧小山家住宅
☆☆
墨田区立花6-13-17
35.709849, 139.838109
Small
Dry landscape garden
Taisho period
Free

Kyu-Yasuda Garden 旧安田庭園
☆☆
墨田区横網1-12-1
35.698360, 139.793799
Large
Dimyo garden
Edo period
Free

Toshima-ku

Mejiro Garden 目白庭園
☆☆
豊島区目白3-20-18
35.724418, 139.705828
03-5996-4810
Ito Kunie 伊藤邦衛
Medium
Water garden
Contemporary
Free

Shinjyuku-ku

Kansen-en 甘泉園
☆☆
新宿区西早稲田3-5
35.712199, 139.715745
Medium
Water garden
Edo period
Free

Keio Plaza Hotel Tokyo 京王プラザホテル
☆☆
新宿区西新宿2-2-1
35.689270, 139.694508
03-3344-0111
Fukaya Koki 深谷光軌
Small
Zoki garden
Showa period
Free

Sinjyuku-gyoen 新宿御苑
☆☆☆☆
新宿区内藤町11
35.685176, 139.710031
03-3350-0151
Large
Daimyo garden, English garden and French garden
Edo period and Meiji period
\200

Chiyoda-ku

Yasukuni-jinja 靖国神社
☆☆☆☆
千代田区九段北3-1-1
35.694361, 139.741827
03-3261-8326
Small
Water garden
Meiji period
Gratuity
Right side of the main building

Edo-jyo Ninomaru 江戸城二ノ丸
☆☆☆
千代田区千代田1‐1
35.687816, 139.758753
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
Free


Hibiya Park 日比谷公園
☆☆
千代田区日比谷公園1
35.673829, 139.756170
03-3501-6428
Honda Seiroku 本田静六
Big
Western Park
Meiji period
Free

Le Port Kojimachi ル・ポール麹町
☆☆☆
千代田区平河町2-4-3
35.681734, 139.738530
03-3265-5361
Masuno Shunmyo 桝野俊明
Small
Contemporary water garden and dry landscape garden
Heisei period
Hotel and restaurant
Dry landscape garden locates at the fourth floor

Hotel New Otani Tokyo ホテル・ニューオータニ
☆☆
千代田区紀尾井町4-1
35.680879, 139.734109
03-3265-1111
Iwaki Sentaro 岩城亘太郎
Medium
Water garden
Showa period
Free

Kokkai Zentei 国会前庭
☆☆
千代田区永田町1-2
35.675610, 139.747926
Medium
Daimyo garden
Edo period
Free
Next to the Diet Building


Koto-ku

Kiyosumi-teien 清澄庭園
☆☆☆☆☆
江東区清澄3-3-9
35.680711, 139.797793
03-3641-5892
Iwasaki Yataro 岩崎弥太郎
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo and Meiji period
\150

Edogawa-ku

Heisei Garden 平成庭園
☆☆☆
江戸川区北葛西3−2−1
35.671700, 139.859051
03-3680-0777
Medium
Water garden
Heisei period
Free

Chuo-ku

Hama-rikyu 浜離宮
☆☆☆
中央区浜離宮庭園1-1
35.659746, 139.763481
03-3541-0200
Matsudaira Tsunasige and Tokugawa Ienobu 松平綱重 徳川家宣
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
\300

Minato-ku

Takahashi Korekiyo Memorial Park 高橋是清翁記念公園

港区赤坂7-3-39
35.673724, 139.728890
Sengoku Sotaro 仙石荘太郎
Small
Water garden
Contemporary
Free
Next to Embassy of Canada

Embassy of Canada to Japan in Tokyo 在日カナダ大使館
☆☆☆☆
港区赤坂7-3-38 Second Floor
35.673463, 139.728236
03-5412-6200
Masuno Shunmyo 桝野俊明
Small
Dry landscape garden
Heisei period
Free

Kyu-Siba-rikyu 旧芝離宮
☆☆☆☆☆
港区海岸1-4-1
35.655776, 139.758029
03-3434-4029
Okubo Tadatomo 大久保忠朝
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
\150

Nezu Museum 根津美術館
☆☆☆☆
港区南青山6-5-1
35.662252, 139.717081
03-3400-2536
Medium
Water garden and tea garden
Meiji period
\1200

Mori-teien 毛利庭園
☆☆
港区六本木6-10-1
35.660553, 139.730475
Medium
Daimyo garden
Edo period
Free
Light up seasonaly

International House of Japan 国際文化会館
☆☆☆
港区六本木5‐11‐16
35.658511, 139.733445
03-3470-4611
Ogawa Jihei 小川治兵衛
Medium
Water garden
Meiji period
Seminar House and restaurant

Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Art Museum 東京庭園美術館
☆☆☆
港区白金台5-21-9
35.636963, 139.719041
03-3443-0201
Medium
Water garden and sculpture garden
\200 (garden only)

Happo-en 八芳園
☆☆☆
港区白金台1-1-1
35.637680, 139.729394
03-3443-3111
Sengoku Sotaro and Kuhara Husanosuke 
仙石荘太郎 久原房之助
Large
Water garden
Taisho period
Wedding hall and restaurant

Shibuya-ku

Meiji-jingu 明治神宮
☆☆
渋谷区代々木神園町1-1
35.675957, 139.699409
03-3379-5511
Honda Seiroku 本多静六
Large
Man-made sustanable forest
Taisho period
Gratuity

Meiji-jingu Gyoen 明治神宮御苑
☆☆
渋谷区代々木神園町1-1
35.672633, 139.700388
03-3379-5511
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
\500
Within Meiji-jingu

Celurean Tower Tokyu Hotel セルリアンタワー東急ホテル
☆☆
渋谷区桜丘町26-1
35.656206, 139.699361
03-3476-3000
Masuno Shunmyo 桝野俊明
Small
Modern dry landscape garden
Heisei period
Hotel and restaurant

Kyu-Asakura-ke Residence 旧朝倉家住宅
☆☆
渋谷区猿楽町29-20
35.647529, 139.700912
03-3476-1021
Medium
Zoki garden
Taisho period
\100

Setagaya-ku

Gotoku-ji 豪徳寺
☆☆
世田谷区豪徳寺2-24-7
35.648883, 139.647181
03-3426-1437
Small
Dry landscape garden
Taisho period
Gratuity
Left side of the main building
Open in Higan season

Inomata Teien 猪股庭園
☆☆☆
世田谷区成城5-12-19
35.642113, 139.594819
Small
Tea garden
Showa period
Free

Kishin-en 帰真園
☆☆☆
世田谷区玉川1-16-1
35.608259, 139.632854
Takasaki Yasutaka ア康隆
Medium
Water garden
Heisei period
Free

Todoroki-keikoku Nihon-teien 等々力渓谷日本庭園
☆☆
世田谷区野毛1-15-15
35.603646, 139.645792
03-3704-4972
Iida Jyukki 飯田十基
Medium
Water garden
Showa period
Free

Meguro-ku

Komaba Park 駒場公園
☆☆
目黒区駒場4-3-55
35.662270, 139.680722
03-3460-6725
Maeda Toshinari 前田利為
Small
Water garden
Showa period
Free

Sugekari Park 菅刈公園
☆☆
目黒区青葉台2-11-25
35.649893, 139.694212
03-3462-4110
Saigo Jyudo 西郷従道
Medium
Water garden
Meiji period
Free

Sinagawa-ku

Ikedayama Park 池田山公園
☆☆
品川区東五反田 5-4-35
35.632416, 139.723565
Medium
Water garden
Edo period
Free

Togoshi Park 戸越公園
☆☆
品川区豊町 2-1-30
35.610577, 139.722223
Large
Daimyo garden
Edo period
Free

Shinagawa Rekishi-kan 品川歴史館
☆☆
品川区大井6-11-1
35.596676, 139.730176
03-3777-4060
Small
Tea garden
Contemporary
Free (garden only)

Sinagawa Kumin Park しながわ区民公園
☆☆
品川区勝島3-2-2
35.593018, 139.739010
03-3762-0655
Medium
Water garden
Contemporary
Free

Chofu-shi

Keio Floral Garden Ange 京王フローラルガーデンアンジェ
☆☆☆
調布市多摩川4-38
35.644905, 139.535622
042-480-2833
Medium
Floral garden
Contemporary
\500

Machida-shi

Ryuden-ji 簗田寺
☆☆☆
町田市忠生2-5-33
35.577721, 139.425604
042-791-0602
Small
Water garden
Gratuity
Behind of the main building

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