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Chidorigafuchi, Chiyoda
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One of the city's most iconic areas known for its flowering cherry trees, Chidorigafuchi plays home to a park, a lengthy pedestrian path, and a historic moat. Originally part of the defenses of the now-ruined Edo Castle, the moat and earthworks suffered heavy damage during World War II. You can visit the park surrounding the moat and wander its 700 m (2,297 ft) pedestrian walkway to take in the views of the seasonally blossoming cherry trees, a symbol of the region. Alternatively, rent a paddleboat or canoe and explore from the water, winding your way between the moat walls surrounded by low-hanging trees. To visit Chidorigafuchi and other attractions in Tokyo, use our Tokyo travel itinerary planner.
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  • It is where comes during the annual cherry blossoms and to visit Tokyo's cherry blossom especially favourite places. Location is just too crowded.
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  • It was October and the cherry blossom had long gone since the last visit but it is still an excellent walk and a good way to see downtown Tokyo without all the high rise and traffic. From Marunouchi a...  more »
  • More than 10 years when spring comes and go. In full bloom at just the right moment, weather permitting, the venders don't move when the best is difficult, because a little bit off much better is comfortable walking. Cherry Blossom number that WH is here is reflected in the moat.
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