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Kokyo Gaien National Garden, Chiyoda
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Formerly a part of the imperial palace, Kokyo Gaien National Garden spans 115 ha (285 ac), featuring a total of 12 moats and some 2,000 black pine trees, creating a striking scene with defunct old watch towers. A good place to relax in central Tokyo after a day of sightseeing and shopping, this area forms part of the city’s largest waterfront and greenery space. A central fountain, well-lit, and a carp pond offer great spots to enjoy this huge, well-maintained landscape. You can rent a bike in order to see all the park's corners, or just walk around and easily spend a couple of hours. The garden sits just a five-minute walk from Hibiya metro station. To visit Kokyo Gaien National Garden on your holiday in Tokyo, and find out what else Tokyo has to offer, use our Tokyo trip itinerary planner.
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  • Any visitor to Tokyo has to visit the Meiji Shrine, the outer gardens of the Imperial Palace, the Kannon Temple at Asakusa, and, perhaps, the Skytree. Kōkyo-gaien are the large outer gardens of the Im...  more »
  • Where to come in less than 10 minutes ' walk from Tokyo station, here it is. This is now Imperial Palace. It was inhabited by the elder statesman of the shogunate during the Edo period, is a very historical place, now equipped the large square.
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  • Visited on a stroll early in the morning on a business trip. Morning on the brink and the atmosphere it is. Walking along the moat, little return from Hibiya park, return to Tokyo station, station. People stayed around Tokyo station once walked?.
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