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Kiyosumi Teien

3-3-9 Kiyosumi, Koto, Tokyo Prefecture 135-0024, Japan
+81 3-3641-5892
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Ranked #3 of 65 Attractions in Koto
Type: Gardens
Traveler Description: One of the many fine gardens of Tokyo, this one is a little out of the way, but easy to reach and never crowded.  Paths lead you across tiny islands... more »
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Singapore, Singapore
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37 reviews 37 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very good stop in the heart of the city to rest and take in nature. Was full of local watercolour artists enjoying the afternoon breeze.

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Annemasse, France
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375 reviews 375 reviews
81 attraction reviews
173 helpful votes 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

If you have a week inTokyo, or less if you already kinow the sites or are a park fan, this is not to be missed. the turtles and carp and heron and amazing rocks brought from all over Japan are superb. Especially liked the rocks placed along the shore to let you have the experience of walking on them. two... More

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Albuquerque NM
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51 reviews 51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It is not a large one compared to other famous Japanese gardens. It is easy to get to from Kiyosumishirakawa station on either Oedo Line (Pink) and Hanzomon Line (Purple). It has a usual pond with Koi, a tea house and beautifully designed trees and flowers. It is nice to visit in the late fall when leaves change colors and... More

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London
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832 reviews 832 reviews
629 attraction reviews
585 helpful votes 585 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

This park had everything to give us a great, restful afternoon out. Difficult to find such a wonderful green space in Tokyo without the crowds. Don't be put off by the JPY150 each to get in ... this cost is put to maintaining the wonderful Japanese style gardens. Buy the fish bread from the kiosk (or take your own -... More

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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70 reviews 70 reviews
64 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

From all the Japanese gardens I visited, I liked this one the most. Besides its beauty, it was fun buying special dry bread (150 yen) and feeding seagulls, ducks and fish with it. Watch seagulls catching pieces of bread in the mid air and fish fighting for bread crumbs! Make sure to take pictures :-).

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

This is a nice strollong style Japanese garden. You can buy special food at the store inside and feed Koi, turtles and dukcs at the pond. I think you are not supposed to feed the food you brougut in. I've never seen such big Koi in other places. Off course you can brong your lunch in and feed yourself too.... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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89 reviews 89 reviews
55 attraction reviews
234 helpful votes 234 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2012

This garden is to have its origins as the residence of the Edo Period business magnate, Kinokuniya Bunzaemon. It became the location of the Edo residence of the feudal lord Kuze Yamatonokami, of Sekiyado (presently north of Chiba Prefecture), who built his mansion and a garden in 1721. After the Meiji Restoration, Iwasaki Yataro, the founder of Mitsubishi, acquired the... More

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Tokyo, Japan
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2012

Tokyo is quite a busy place and may make you feel tired if you stay there for a while.. Kiyosumi Teien may give you some quiet and relaxing time.

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2011

I live near here so I bought an annual pass worth 600yen (4 trips will make this ticket worthwhile). I went during mid-Spring and late Summer. I gotta say the garden did not change much in between those times. The garden has a circular layout with one passageway detouring to a picnic area. Inside the circle is the big pond... More

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