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Happoen Garden, Minato

4.6
#10 of 393 in Parks in Tokyo
Favored as a wedding venue, Happoen Garden features lush tree species and colorful flowers. Stroll through the garden grounds to admire its carefully-manicured assortment of cherry trees, azaleas, waterfalls, and more, laid out over the foundation of a historic residential complex. Don't miss the garden's bonsai collection, including a pine tree that's over 500 years old. Afterwards, stop by the garden's teahouse to indulge in some treats and refreshments. Keep in mind that some areas may be restricted at times due to weddings and other events taking place. Arrange your visit to Happoen Garden and discover more family-friendly attractions in Tokyo using our Tokyo trip itinerary builder tool .
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  • A small-relatively-garden which is one of the oldest in Tokyo. Important for his bonsai. Inside a traditional Japanese home where you can join the tea ceremony and a Western restaurant. We are in Minato, Tokyo underground.
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  • When we visited the garden, locals on the ground were majority. This garden features - small and incredibly beautiful. Since many weddings took place on Saturday, a part of the garden was closed. For this, we have enjoyed the authentic tea ceremony twice. An insider's tip!
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  • The traditional tea ceremony was interesting, but I wish there was a guide to explain all the movements, all the reasons why each movement takes place. The Garden is so pretty. If you're lucky enough ...  more »
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