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Kokyo Gaien National Garden

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
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Address: 3-1 Kokyo-gaien, Chiyoda 100-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3363-2694

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A place to visit

Nice garden beautiful with the trees ..and the leaves alll on the ground ..must be very lovely during the sprin when the cherry trees blossom

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2014
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Noumea, New Caledonia
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Palm Springs, California
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44 reviews 44 reviews
33 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015 NEW

What an incredible visual experience. The colors of the cherry blossoms hanging in the trees, falling like snow, covering the ground in a blanket of pink...stunning

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Noumea, New Caledonia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Nice garden beautiful with the trees ..and the leaves alll on the ground ..must be very lovely during the sprin when the cherry trees blossom

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Waterford, Ireland
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141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

It's hard to believe that you're in the middle of a major city when you visit here, it's quiet and relaxing. Grounds are very well maintained and the water is soothing. A lovely place to leave the city behind and relax for a little while.

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Bergen, Norway
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299 attraction reviews
226 helpful votes 226 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Wonderful place to relax after a day of sightseeing and shopping. We happened to be here when the sun was setting. The warm, golden glow of the setting sun bouncing off the beautiful red leaves..amazing. Move on to the imperial garden across the road after.

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New Westminster, Canada
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66 attraction reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013 via mobile

This place makes a very romantic spot at dusk right next to the fountains. It is almost deserted, clean and the fountains change their pattern from calming overflows to roaring and impressive displays. We stumbled on this accidentally while looking for the imperial gardens and ended up staying for some time due to how relaxing it was.

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Jamestown, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

It was great, very well maintained. It was beautiful. A must see while in Japan. Take your time and enjoy it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013 via mobile

Don't expect too much. It is just a square with some fountains. 30 minutes if entertainment at the most. The imperial garden are accross the road, so do combine the both.

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Iran
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47 reviews 47 reviews
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2013

This is a very beautiful garden that I think is a must to visit in Tokyo. A very calm and colorful garden at the center of a bustling city. You should pay to enter the park and it is rather cheap compared to anything else in Tokyo. Plan to spend at least 3-4 hours here and bring your food and... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Beautiful orange and yellow leaves littered the grounds around the quiet coy pond. A great garden to enjoy a quiet walk.

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Madrid, Spain
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102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

The gardens are huge and overlooks the entrance to the palace is impressive. All very neat and tidy, the streets and the huge lawned garden. You have to walk a bit but worth it.

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Ginza / Tokyo Nihonbashi
Ginza is famous for being a trendy hotspot, but it's also a downtown area with shops that were founded over a hundred years ago. Department stores and luxury boutiques line the route from Nihonbashi to Ginza. It's a long established tradition to shop and stroll while the road is closed to traffic. Luxury hotels, world class cuisine from talented chefs, and a collection of glitzy clubs will make this area popular with anyone looking for a night out.