KIYOSUMI TEIEN – JAPANESE GARDEN

Kiyosumi Teien Garden

The history, wildlife and exquisite stones are making the garden of timeless beauty. Formerly the grounds of feudal lord Kuze Yamatonokami’s mansion in the Edo period, Mitsubishi founder Yataro Iwasaki purchased this area and made the beautiful garden in the early Meiji period. Iwasaki made a special effort to bring in rocks with beautiful colour and texture from all over Japan to complete the stepping stone pathways known as Iso watari in the pond.

Iso watari

These pathways is a feature of Kiyosumi garden, as they allow visitors the unique experience of stepping across the pond; with carp, waterfowl and turtles all within touching distance. Watching beautiful colored huge carps swimming in the water makes me forget the time. The assembly halls: Taisho Kinenkan and the magnificent Ryotei pavilion which hovers over the far side of the pond. Building as a Sukiya-style teahouse, it was originally constructed in 1909 as a guesthouse for a visiting nobleman and is one of the garden’s main focal points.

Ryotei pavilion

The garden suffered extensive damage during the Great Kanto earthquake and Second World War, but still remains one of the finest examples of a Meiji period strolling garden.

Kiyosumi Teien Garden

Though Ryotei pavilion is not available to enter at short notice, we can arrange the traditional Koto live music and lunch at the pavilion and the view from the platform is second to none.

Located Oedo / Hanzomon lines, Kiyosumi-shirakawa sta. (3 min. walk)

9:00~17:00 (Entry till 16:30) Closed Dec. 29~Jan.1



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