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Kokyo Gaien National Garden

Address: 3-1 Kokyo-gaien, Chiyoda, Tokyo Prefecture 100-0002, Japan
Phone Number: +81 3-3363-2694
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Ranked #15 of 70 Attractions in Chiyoda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Outdoors
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Waterford, Ireland
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153 reviews 153 reviews
70 attraction reviews
113 helpful votes 113 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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Singapore, Singapore
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233 attraction reviews
179 helpful votes 179 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
80 helpful votes 80 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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31 attraction reviews
167 helpful votes 167 helpful votes
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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37 attraction reviews
152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
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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32 helpful votes 32 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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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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