Moon viewing at Mukojima Hyakkaen
26 – 28 September 2015
Mukojima Hyakkaen is a two-century-old vernacular garden in eastern Tokyo, full of native flowers blossoming year-round.
A refuge from bustling Tokyo, this small garden extends its opening hours during the three-day annual event of o-tsukimi (お月見 moon viewing).
Place name Mukōjima Hyakkaen (in Japanese) 向島百花園 Phone 03-3611-8705 Dates 26-28 September2015 Opening hours 9 am – 9 pm (last admission 8:30 pm) Price Free
(admission to the garden extra : ¥150; for more than age 65: ¥70; less than age 12 : free)
For tea ceremony, ¥ 2000 for two people (admission to the garden extra) Address 3-18-3 Higashi-Mukojima, Sumida-ku, Tokyo Getting there
- 8 min walk from Higashi-mukojima Station (Tobu Isezaki (Skytree) Line)
- 13 min walk from Hikifune Station (KS45, Keisei Oshiage Line)
- Placement of offerings to the moon 26 September (5 – 5:30 pm)
- Lightening of picture lanterns 6 – 9 pm (every day, weather permitting)
- Participation in tea ceremony 3 – 9 pm (every day, reservation closes at 7:30 pm)
- Live koto performance 6 – 8 pm (everyday, weather permitting)
¥ 2,000 (admission to the garden extra)
* The above is the information known at the time of publication and subject to change without prior notice.