Explore the green havens of Roppongi with a visit to Midtown Garden, a vast 40,000 square meter urban oasis blending contemporary architecture with traditional Japanese design. This free and open garden features four distinct zones representing Japanese culture, hosting seasonal events and serving as a dynamic open-air art museum. Mohri Garden in Roppongi Hills offers a peaceful Edo-style stroll amidst skyscrapers, transforming into a captivating winter illumination display. Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park, a former nobleman’s villa, spans 67,000 square meters, providing a serene retreat with diverse landscapes, seasonal attractions, and man-made features in the heart of the urban setting.
Midtown Garden (ミッドタウンガーデン)
The Midtown Garden, a 40,000 square meter urban oasis designed by EDAW, seamlessly blends contemporary architecture with traditional Japanese design principles. Open 24/7 and free to visit, the garden features four distinct zones with diverse plant species and water features. It reflects Japanese culture, serving as a symbolic representation of nature and human life. With seasonal attractions like cherry blossoms in spring and illumination shows in winter, the garden is also home to around 25 bird species. Hosting events throughout the year, from festivals to art installations, it functions as a vibrant open-air art museum.
Mohri Garden (毛利庭園)
Nestled in Roppongi Hills, the Mohri Garden is a peaceful Edo-style stroll garden amidst Tokyo’s bustling city life. Surrounded by skyscrapers like the Roppongi Hills Mori Tower and TV Asahi building, the garden transforms into a mesmerizing illumination display in winter. Spread across 4,300 square meters, it offers a serene escape with the soothing sounds of water features and the beauty of changing seasons, making it a notable destination often featured in national broadcasts.
Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park (有栖川宮記念公園)
Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park, once a nobleman’s villa in the Edo period, now a public space spanning 67,000 square meters, offers a serene escape. Traversing unpaved paths reveals diverse landscapes, from wooded areas with streams to a grand plaza with a playground. The park, open 24/7 and free to enter, features seasonal attractions like cherry blossoms in spring and golden gingkoes in fall. Its man-made features, diverse flora, and resident birds and insects add to its allure, providing tranquility in an urban setting.