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The Imperial Palace East Gardens, Chiyoda

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To escape the hustle of urban life in Tokyo, duck into The Imperial Palace East Gardens 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. With our custom trip planner, Tokyo attractions like The Imperial Palace East Gardens can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Went in through Otemon gate. Upon entering was greeted by the green dolphin. As we proceeded, we saw two three guard houses where samurais were stationed years ago in the Edo era. We had to picture ou...  more »
  • The grounds of the Imperial Palace are to be missed, the walk is nice and takes away not so long. Very nice-modern district around
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  • This is a wonderful place to stroll through to appreciate the beauty of a Japanese Garden. It is in Chiyoda so away from the touristy areas of the city but easily accessible via the subway. I spend a ...  more »