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Autumn 2016: Rikugien Garden

Visit Date: 12/08/2016 (Best viewing Time: mid November to early December)

Rikugien Garden (六義園) in Bunkyō-ku is a beautiful Japanese landscape garden in Tokyo and one of the most visited gardens during the autumn season.

The autumn leaves during this time are already past peak with some looking burnt and started falling on the ground. Those left however, especially in the Tsutsuji-chaya area, are still stunning.

During this day too, the evening illumination has already ended, which was held from November 19 – December 07.

View from the Tamamo-no iso with mixture of yellow, orange and green colors.

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Autumn 2014: Rikugien Garden

Visit Date: 11/28/2014 (Best viewing Time: late November to early December)


Rikugien Garden (六義園) in Bunkyō-ku is considered as one of the most beautiful traditional Japanese garden in Tokyo. It was built around the 1700 and its name means Garden of the Six Principles of Poetry. The garden was donated to the city of Tokyo in 1938 and was then opened to the public.

The autumn colors around the garden has just started & hasn’t reached its peak yet.

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