|Hama-rikyū Onshi Teien (浜離宮恩賜庭園)|
|Location||Chūō, Tokyo, Japan|
|Area||250,215.72 square metres (61.82965 acres)|
|Created||April 1, 1946|
Located at the mouth of the Sumida River, Tokugawa Tsunashige, the shōgun's younger brother, received permission to reclaim land from Edo Bay (Tokyo Bay), on which he built a villa and garden in 1654. The property was inherited by his son, Ienobu, who later became shōgun.
It was opened to the public on April 1, 1946.
A landscaped garden of 250,216 m² includes Shio-iri Pond, and the park is surrounded by a seawater moat filled by Tokyo Bay.
At the centre of Shio-iri Pond is a teahouse, reached by three bridges, where visitors can enjoy refreshments, such as matcha and Japanese sweets, in the tea ceremony style. There are a number of other tea houses (chashitsu) such as the Matsu-no-ochaya, Tsubame-no-ochaya, Taka-no-Ochaya and Nakajima-no-ochaya. A bronze statue of Umashimadenomikoto is also located there.
The park includes a peony garden, a plum tree grove and fields with flowers for every season.
- Main Exit
- Tsukijishijō Station (Toei Ōedo Line) - 7 minutes walk
- Shiodome Station (Toei Ōedo Line) - 7 minutes walk
- Shiodome Station (Yurikamome Line) - 7 minutes walk
- Shimbashi Station (Toei Asakusa Line) - 12 minutes walk
- Middle Exit
- Shiodome Station (Toei Ōedo Line) - 5 minutes walk
- Hamamatsuchō Station (Yamanote Line) - 15 minutes walk
- Water Bus
- Tokyo Mizube Line arrives at and departs from inside the park.
- Tokyo Cruise Ship ( Water Bus) arrives at and departs from inside the park.
The water bus ticket includes admission to the park.
- List of Special Places of Scenic Beauty, Special Historic Sites and Special Natural Monuments
- Shinjuku Gyo-en
- "Hamarikyu Gardens". Meet The Cities.
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