The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin), Chiyoda

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To escape the hustle of urban life in Tokyo, duck into The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin) and appreciate the serenity of this expansive public space. Once part of a Tokugawa shogun's palace grounds, the gardens are surrounded by a moat and contain carefully maintained Japanese maples and other plants, as well as several peaceful ponds and trails. Prepare to do a lot of walking, and seek out the original palace walls, which still stand within the gardens. Put The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace (Edo Castle Ruin) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Tokyo sightseeing planner .
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  • The Japanese too. Edo and Tokyo to learn more. History after the Meiji Restoration, the Palace was moved. History became the capital as the Japanese want the basics. Wander around the garden was opened his Majesty "here are East Kyo??" Is supposed to feel. Budokan, Japan views the Castle proper mark. It's dominated by a building experience will not help Japan Middle. You guys especially citizens,.
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  • Or just passed near the VIPs coming to Japan and to the police who have a lot was exaggerated. Beyond the flap was not allowed in but unfortunately, police officials dumped-I and thought it set up the next time I also like.
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  • A must visit if you can. The Palace area is surrounded by moats. The gardens are beautiful. We were in the right place at the right time to watch the changing of the guards.  more »
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  • Great park with many gardens to escape the busy city. Some very historic areas, and ruins. Free to visit. Also there is a free landscape painting museum inside. Definitely worth a wander around
  • The gardens are beautiful (I was there in April), and the entry is free. It is definitely a good option. The area around the gardens is very nice and it feels like a nice escape inside the giant city.
  • Admission free. Big park. Have picnic with your family. Since it is a part of a castle, don't expect kids playing garden.
  • Difficult to find entrance. Good as garden than as palace. Well maintained area.
  • Very nice for a walk, from one place you can even spot the area of the Imperial Palace (which is not accessible to public).

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