Former Yasuda Garden

The Former Yasuda Garden (旧安田庭園) is a medium sized traditional Japanese garden night next to the Edo-Tokyo Museum. While not the biggest, it is a very beautiful garden and most importantly it’s free!

Budget travel tips

How to get there

From Shinjuku station, take the Sobu Line (yellow JR line) to Ryogoku station (16 mins, 210 yen).

From Tokyo station, take the Yamanote line (green JR line) to Akihabara station, then the Sobu Line line (yellow JR line) to Ryogoku station (9 mins, 150 yen).

The garden is just behind the Edo-Tokyo Museum.  The garden is surrounded by a wall with two small entrances, but there are lots of street maps around to help you.

Information

Opening times: 9:30 to 4:30

Cost: Free

Map

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Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who lived in New Zealand and Japan for many years. Having traveled across these countries, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel, and also worked at many leading tourism companies in both countries. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association. Those heading to Taiwan should check out his new site, Taiwanna Travel.