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 and get the most from your holiday in Tokyo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Tokyo trip itinerary planning site .
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  • This is an oasis of urban areas in front of Imperial Palace. Shade is not near the Imperial Palace. Come here with a lot of green and a transit card. The birds swam to the moat. There are parking spaces for tourist buses so teems with tour groups. Is there toilet break the right place.
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  • You have to past through this beautiful garden to see the Ni-ju bashi 2 tiered bridge and Imperial Palace. The trees are beautifully manicured. We were there during cherry blossom time and there were ...  more »
  • To the people who live in Tokyo is a familiar sight. Pine trees almost as tall, or spy eyes on the beauty of the subject and the skyscrapers in the background. Stepping from the old Imperial Palace outer garden gravel square to walk, so were they. However, that was easier to walk and this time, some of the gravel square hardened "passage" to. This gravel slips must be good!
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