Visiting “Rikugien”, famous garden park to see sakura

Famous 'Shidare Sakura' at Rikugien Tokyo

Famous ‘Shidare Sakura’ at Rikugien Tokyo

Spring has come. I visited “Rikugien“, famous garden park from 17th century.

Look at the famous “Shidare Sakura”, old weeping cherry tree.

It is beautiful.

Today Tokyo was clouded and cool so less people.

But many Chinese tourist  were there.

I do not know they likes a Japanese garden.


Entrance of the Rikugien young family visited

Gate of the garden

Gate of the garden

You can enter the garden to pay for US3$ per person.

Silver person needs US$1.5 per person.

May be smoking is prohibited but eating.

I think it could be so fine to have a lunch inside the garden in a sunny day.


There is a large lake in a center of Rikugien.

Large lake in the garden

Large lake in the garden

Basically we walk around the lake.

Many Japanese tea house are located in.

You can watch in a different view.

To have a good Japanese tea with some sweets in such a beautiful garden is very good.

Japanese tea room in the garden

Japanese tea room in the garden

Please imagine in a winter time with snow in a silver white world.

It should be so fantastic.

There are many animals in this place.

Birds, fishes may be insects I do not care.

It is not so large garden to walk in fifteen minutes.

But many highlights and various trees and flowers.

Seasonally you can enjoy this kind of place.

It is precious to born in a place on the earth have a seasons.


Many people enjoying Spring!!

People enjoying spring

People enjoying spring

End of the walk you can eat snacks or drink something.

You can purchase Souvenirs.


Verse in the Book

Ecclesiastes 3:1-22 ESV

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up what is planted; a time to kill, and a time to heal; a time to break down, and a time to build up; a time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn, and a time to dance; a time to cast away stones, and a time to gather stones together; a time to embrace, and a time to refrain from embracing; …


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