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Hamarikyu Gardens, Tokyo, Japan

 
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ainoChan's pictureby ainoChan Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 27th of September, 2010
Located at the estuary of the Sumida River, the Hamarikyu Garden park is a getaway for the people and visitors of the city. Though found in Central Tokyo, the park is like a little peaceful heaven in the heart of a noisy and busy area.

Many traditional buildings from the Edo period could be found here, but unfortunately they were destroyed during te Second World War. The only structure that still stand, afloat the pond in the center of the park, is the Nakajima teahouse.

We had a cup of green tea and some traditional Japanese sweets with the tea and they taste really good together. It was a really quiet place and we almost forgot we were in the center of a metropolis. Highly recommended.

Address:
1-1, Hama Rikyu-teien, Chuo-ku, Tokyo, Japan

Opening Hours:
From 9:00am to 5:00pm

How to get there:
Travel with the subway and get off at the Shiodome station.

 
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