Take a step into Hamarikyu Garden for a breath of fresh air. Hamarikyu Garden was constructed during the Edo era (1603-1867) by the Tokugawa shogunate, and officially used as a national park since 1946. Its peony garden is particularly famous, and the cherry blossoms during the springtime are quite a view as well.
1-1 Hamarikyu-teien, Chuo-ku, Tokyo
9:00a.m. to 5:00p.m. (last entry at 4:00p.m.)
General: ¥300 65 and older: ¥150 *Free for elementary and junior high school students residing in or attending school in Tokyo
Free tours available in Japanese and English 【Japanese】 Fridays, Saturdays and holidays from 11:00a.m. and 2:00p.m. 【English:】 Saturdays from 11:00a.m. and Sundays from 2:00p.m.
【Shinjuku Sta.】JR Yamanote Line / for Shibuya →【Shimbashi Sta.】from the Karasumori Exit → about a 10-minute walk
【Tokyo Sta.】JR Yamanote Line / for Shinagawa → 【Shimbashi Sta.】from the Karasumori Exit → about a 10-minute walk
【Narita Airport Sta.】Keisei Narita Sky Access Line / for Haneda Airport →【Shimbashi Sta.】from Exit A1 → about a 10-minute walk
【Haneda Airport Sta.】Keikyu Line / for Shinagawa → 【Shimbashi Sta.】 from Exit A1 → about a 10-minute walk