The Kyū Shiba Rikyū Garden (旧芝離宮恩賜庭園), also known as Kyū Shiba Rikyū Onshi Teien ("Former Shiba Villa Gardens") is a public garden and former imperial garden in Minato, Tokyo, Japan. The garden is one of two surviving Edo period clan gardens in modern Tokyo, Japan, the other being Koishikawa Kōrakuen Garden in Koishikawa, Bunkyō, Tokyo. Kyū Shiba Rikyū is often regarded as the most beautifully designed garden in Tokyo, and was once called the "most beautiful" scene in Japan.
Plants and Animals:
Plants found in the garden include Japanese Black Pine, Camphor trees, Azalea, Persea, Japanese Iris, Platycodon grandiflorus, Crinum latifolium, Japanese Wisteria, Leopard plant, and Spider Lily. Wildlife include Little Egrets, Spotbill, and Carps, seasonally also Tufted Ducks, Northern Pintails, and Common Pochards.
The park is located at 1-4-1 kaigan, Minato-ku, Tokyo 105-0022, close to the JR Hamamatsuchō Station Exit 1, or a five minute walk from Daimon Station. The garden is also close to the Hamarikyu Gardens and the Tokyo World Trade Center.