Kokyo Gaien National Garden, Chiyoda

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#28 of 254 in Parks in Tokyo
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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  • The gardens are the only part of the imperial palace that you visit, so it's the closest you'll get to that building to take pictures.
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  • Imperial dry streets of fall open to the public will be held 2 years ago so I went. In a tent set up in the Imperial Palace outer garden is a castle from the Sakashita gate facing the Imperial Palace outer gardens affected by baggage and frisk. Ago that waited for about 20 minutes at the Imperial Palace outer gardens. Because the large Imperial Palace outer gardens lined with many visitors, will to good meetings and events space. More green even in winter when lined Imperial round him, but especially in the beautiful green of the pine is good.
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  • You stroll slowly, is quite a long time. Lots, I walked from Tokyo station. Anyway, amazing. Your study of history. Many tourists, but is green and it is truly an urban oasis.
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