≪Autumn Leaves Viewing Spot≫ Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens
Koishikawa Korakuen has been designated as an important historical asset and site of special historical significance
In the early Edo Period, in 1629, the founder of the Mito Tokugawa family, Yorifusa, maintained a separate Edo residence, the garden of which was completed during the reign of the second clan ruler, Mitsukuni. This garden features a central pond and hills, making it perfect for a stroll. When Mitsukuni set about constructing the garden, he incorporated some concepts of the Chinese Confucian scholar Shushunsui of the Ming dynasty, including a garden reproduction of Seiko Lake (China), a “Full Moon Bridge” and other features with cultural origins in China. Also, the scenery imitating scenic spots of various places in Japan are skillfully expressed.
Koishikawa Korakuen has been designated an important historical asset and site of special historical significance, and the metropolitan gardens designated for both are Hama-rikyu Garden and this garden only.
The area around “Daisensui” that expresses Lake Biwa, and the surroundings imitating “Tsutenkyo Bridge” and “Oigawa River” in Kyoto are popular as autumn leaves spots. About 480 Japanese maple trees color the garden and you can enjoy the autumn leaves in the center of Tokyo easily.
|Event Name||≪Autumn Leaves Viewing Spot≫ Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens|
|Venue||Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens|
|Dates||Around late November – Around early December *Average year|
|Open Hours||9:00 – 17:00
*Last admission until 16:30.
|Admission||General 300 yen
65 years of age or older 150 yen
*No charge for primary school children or younger, and junior high school students living or attending school in Tokyo.
|Free Wi-Fi||Service Center (Admission ticket counter)
How to use
|Address||1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo|