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Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo, Tokyo Prefecture 112-0004, Japan
+81 3-3811-3015
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Ranked #3 of 49 attractions in Bunkyo
Type: Gardens
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

I agree that this is a pleasant green space in the heart of the city but in comparison to other Japanese gardens around the country this falls short of those standards.

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New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

This garden was an absolute highlight of our Tokyo stay. It seamlessly merges the best of ancient Japan with more contemporary design into one gorgeous garden environment. We were lucky to come across a bride and groom dressed in traditional wedding attire having their photographs taken. A must see in Tokyo.

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Annemasse, France
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166 helpful votes 166 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The looming white Tokyo Dome does not spoil the experience of this magnificent park.Follow the signs carefully to enter as there is only one entrance everything well translated!!!

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

The garden can be reached by 10 minutes walking from Korakuen station. I went there on November 2013, and once you get in, suddenly the skycrapers are gone from view and the garden welcomes you. The garden has lots of amazing corner, beautiful and peaceful pond. There are ducks too. You could easily spend time an hour or two in... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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81 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

Being right near the Tokyo Dome this is a great place to just take a break and relax. I found it a bit hard to get into as I was unaware the entrance was at the back side (from where I was). I ended up walking around the entire garden fence before getting to the entrance, which I didn't mind.... More

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East Mids
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This is a beautiful, far from small, garden in the heart of Tokyo right next to the Tokyo Dome sports stadium. It is laid out to represent a specific journey across Japan and consequently some striking 'picture' landscapes have been created especially centred on the red painted wooden bridge, the 'paddy field' and the lake. There was a large team... More

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Athens, Greece
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

A small garden compared to other gardens but it is worth to have a walk inside. This garden reproduced famous landscapes from the country of Japan

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Tokyo, Japan
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50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

There is a small fee (300 yen) but it is well worth it. We saw kingfishers on the pond and toward the plum trees the park had a traditional Japanese juggler using umbrella and other types of nostalgic items. It is a great get away from the hectic area that surrounds it. Also, near Iidabashi there are hundreds of restaurants... More

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

One of the largest and most beautiful Japanese gardens in Tokyo. If you're into gardens and parks, take your time to stroll around its various attractions and enjoy its beauty and diverse scenery.

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Oslo, Norway
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Peaceful history lektion in sublime surroundings. In the middle of al the hustle&bustle of urban tokyo you find this park right next to tokyo dome. If the weather is nice and you need a rest from the concret jungel take an hour or two to stroll around this beautiful park.

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