Cherry blossoms and extended opening hours
20 March – 5 April 2020
Temporary Closure from 28 March through 12 April 2020
*as a preventative measure against COVID-19
Located in the waterfront of Tokyo Bay, Hama-rikyu tei’en is a Japanese-style garden that used to be the shogun Tokugawa family’s secondary residence.
The garden, partly bordered by the skyscrapers of Shiodome district, offers a moment of tranquility and in spring, cherry blossoms to see in a gentle landscape.
Cherry blossoms in Hama-rikyu Garden
Every spring this historical garden is tinted in soft shades of pink with the flowers of about one hundred cherry trees.
In the beginning of April, Somei Yoshino will come into full bloom, followed by Yae-zakura (double-flowered cherries) and other rare species.
During the cherry blossom season, the garden will remain open until 6 pm, one hour longer than usual.
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