Takamatsu, Kagawa

79 Special Place of Scenic Ritsurin Garden

A large feudal garden representative of Japan, this garden features ponds and artificial hills arranged exquisitely across a vast 75-hectare site with Mt. Shiun as its backdrop. Enjoy the true pleasure of this garden with all kinds of different views and atmospheres unfolding as you make your way down the garden paths. Best of all is Kikugetsu-Tei, where you can enjoy views of Lake Nanko along with sweets and matcha tea.

Special Place of Scenic Ritsurin Garden

View Spot

Ritsurin Garden (Kikugetsu-Tei)

Ritsurin Garden (Kikugetsu-Tei)


Access map to View Spot
  • Approx. 7 min. by car from JR Takamatsu Station
  • Approx. 20-min. walk from JR Ritsurin Station
  • Approx. 10-min. walk from Kotoden Ritsurin-Koen Station
  • Approx. 1-min. walk from Ritsurin-Koen-Mae Bus Stop
  • Approx. 30 min. by car from Takamatsu Airport
  • Approx. 10 min. by car from Takamatsu Port
  • Approx. 15 min. by car from Takamatsu-Chuo IC


Kagawa Prefecture Ritsurin Garden Tourism Office

Tel: 087-833-7411
Address: 1-20-16 Ritsurin-cho, Takamatsu-shi, Kagawa
Hours: Kikugetsu-Tei: 9:00-16:30 (last entry at 16:00)
Fees: Kikugetsu-Tei: Adult: ¥700, Child: ¥500 (includes matcha tea) (Garden admission separate, Adult: ¥410, Child: ¥170)
Closed: Garden is open all year (Kikugetsu-Tei is closed Dec. 30-31)
Parking: 62 regular vehicle spaces, 13 bus spaces (Ritsurin Garden, paid)

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