Kitanomaru Park, Chiyoda

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Encircled by a picturesque moat and home to many renowned sites, the historic Kitanomaru Park makes a great location for a quiet stroll or a peaceful picnic in the sunshine. With relics of the famous Edo Castle dotted around the park--including the moat and castle gates--contrasted against the science and modern art museum now standing at the park, you can get a sense of the past melded with the future. Consider hiring a boat for a lazy row on the water, drifting beneath towering sukura trees. If you choose to visit around mid-May, be prepared to compete for space with other tourists here to admire the blossoming trees. Birdwatchers might want to bring along their binoculars, as the park houses many interesting avian species. Make Kitanomaru Park a centerpiece of your Tokyo vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Tokyo attractions planning site .
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  • After 12/6 joined the Imperial dry streets of fall to the general public, has been exploring the kitanomaru Park. Was past the peak of the fall foliage was beautiful teen diffracted autumn leaves. Good and produce remained autumn Japanese maple leaves maple forests like the one is off-limits because the sun-drenched and good views.
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  • The northern entrance is below the tayasu gate 9 Dan. Pass through a gate during the Edo period is recalled while watching the high stone walls and there's a different world. While the street side of the martial arts Hall tree walk through the trees and very quiet and pleasant. It is perfect for walking.
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  • The park itself is not as well tended as the neighboring East Gardens, but it is peaceful. The grass area has taken a beating over the years. There is an inexpensive cafe on the grounds that is warm a...  more »
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  • Very beautiful. One of those rare spots in Tokyo downtown where it is quiet and peaceful.
  • Very nice small park just on out-skirts of the imperial palace. great place for the kids to run wild. decent public toilets. easy access to budokan and yasukuni shrine.
  • Awesome views here in sakura season ! Don't forget to bring your family, friends, lover here ! This little park is awesome
  • Peaceful and safe, large park. Nothing sensational but nice relaxing spot and walking spot for locals. Good for picnics. There is a pond but no barrier. Budokan looks nice and is used for concerts and large events. The entrance 'mon' are spectacular. Crowded during sakura season as it's close to chigorigabuchi. There are toilet facilities in the park and If it rains there are sitting areas with covers/roofs. Nice museums within walking distance too.
  • Small park with some bench, pets welcomed here

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