The gardens of Hamarikyu are located in Tokyo's Chuo-ku, near Tokyo Bay. The center of the garden harbors the Shioiri Pond. Several tea houses can be visited to enjoy a drink and traditional japanese pastry and events such as tea ceremony initiations are regularly held in summer.

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