Kyu-Yasuda Garden

Ryogoku's Garden

By Takane Shoji    - 1 min read

Perhaps after a filling meal at one of the local restaurants loved by the sumo wrestlers in Ryogoku, a walk around the Kyu-Yasuda Garden is a perfect break before you go on to your next destination. Originally built as a daimyo garden during the Edo Period, the garden was eventually bought by the Yasuda family - the owner of one of the wealthiest corporate conglomerates during the Meiji era. Still maintained meticulously, the Kyu-Yasuda Teien is opened to the public for a pleasant stroll around the Japanese-style garden.

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Takane Shoji

Takane Shoji @takane.shoji

Currently studying at a university in the United States, he has been an avid photographer, as well as a passionate writer with an extensive overseas experience from his residence in Singapore, Tokyo, and New York. He is excited to shed a mix of native and foreign light upon some of the hidden gems of Tokyo and Osaka.