Temporarily forget the busy and busy urban atmosphere. Try going to the stunning garden in Tokyo, Japan to stroll under the shade of shady trees and old stone steps to relieve all sadness!
1. Dome of the rainforest of Yume no Shima
In Japanese, Yume means “dream” and Shima is “island”, so it can be understood as “dream island”. This botanical garden was opened in 1988. More than 1,000 species of tropical and subtropical plants are placed inside 3 interconnected domes, in addition, there is an exhibition hall and a cinema inside. movies, cafes and stalls. Each dome represents a different climate zone from rain forest to rainforest planted with trees from Ogasawara Island (Island of Tokyo, Japan). In addition to the rare tropical plants in Japan such as ferns, coconuts or rubber, there are many incredible plants including aquatic plants and carnivorous plants.
Address: 2-1-2 Yumenoshima, Koto-ku
Admission: 250 yen
2. Mejiro Teien – The perfect shelter away from the city
Tucked away in a deserted residential area, spotless perfection is at the heart of the garden with a lake and stone walkway. The garden is designed by the smooth combination between natural elements and humans. You can enjoy the fresh air and trees all year round. In addition, there is an area with small trees, which is suitable for a picnic.
Location: 3-20-18 Mejiro, Toshima-ku
3. Mukojima Hyakka-en Garden
This historic Edo-era flower garden is located on the corner of Sumida Street with a clear view of Tokyo Tower (Tokyo Skytree). In the past, the flower garden was mostly covered with plum trees, however, many trees have been replaced to ensure flower gardens can bloom all year round. Despite the small number of plants, the variety of plants and flowers from all over Japan offers the best viewing conditions, or walking.
Address: 3-18-3 Higashi-Mukojima, Sumida-ku
Admission: 150 yen
Tonogayato Garden is a traditional Japanese garden in Kokubunji built in 1913 and opened to visitors since 1974. Thanks to the topography of the valley, the garden is designed with large lawns. , gentle slopes, a lake in the center with a waterfall and a bamboo forest. With many different flowers, in particular, a wisteria, a flower famous for the beauty of the purple flower hanging down, shining in the night and a tea tree will make you fall in love with this garden.
Address: 12-16 Minami – machi, Kokubunji
Admission: 150 yen
5. The garden at the Nezu Museum
Nezu Museum’s private garden is open to visitors. The garden was seriously destroyed during World War 2 but retained many outstanding features, including a few tea houses and a lot of stone statues. The garden has two lakes connected by a small stream in the middle, which flows underneath the dense foliage. A cafe with glass doors allows guests to view the garden. So you can have a drink while enjoying the natural beauty of this private garden in Tokyo.
In addition, the museum’s website also allows you to visit the garden online in the Guide / Garden section. You will enjoy the whole shady garden, ancient stone steps and tea at your home.
Address: 6-5-1-Minami – Aoyama, Minato ku
Admission: 1,300 yen (including exhibition and garden)