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Kokyo Gaien National Garden, Chiyoda

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#25 of 523 in Historic Sites in Tokyo
Historic Walking Area Nature / Park
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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  • Parking spaces are available in the outer garden and spacious, but in the evening and meeting place for runners; There are darker among people.
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  • The Imperial Palace's spectacular cherry blossoms in the Park within the Irún shall. A high-rise building can do I think my healing place
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  • It is surprising that there is this great space in the heart of the city. Summers are hot but not much shade so hot. There were tourists sitting on the grass, but it is good I guess?
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