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Tokugawa Garden

Address: 1001, Tokugawa-cho, Higashi-ku, Nagoya 461-0023, Aichi Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 52-935-8988
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Ranked #12 of 129 Attractions in Nagoya
Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks
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Type: Gardens, Nature & Parks

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful gardens which are currently designated as a "Special place of scenic beauty". The gardens contain a very large sea water ponds with lock gates to Tokyo Bay. Contains a very charming teahouse where you can experience green tea and Japanese sweets.

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Hong Kong, China
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166 reviews 166 reviews
63 attraction reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

Luckily before returning home I got an hour to visit here. No subway or train station nearby. Please take bus (#2) to come. It shall take around 25-30 min. The garden is quite big and very beautiful. We found many Japanese bride/spouse taking wedding photo here. You can easily take many photo here. Next to this is the art museum... More 

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Peaceful, beautiful Japanese garden. Totally worth the visit, specially during spring or summer. Just bring your hat or umbrella if you're going in the summer. I can spend hours there just enjoying the clear blue sky, breathing in the clean air, and looking at the lush greenery & lovely fish pond. Bring a book, find a bench & just enjoy... More 

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Mandaluyong, Philippines
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25 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We went here on Nov 22, 2014. upon entering the entrance, the view strucked me! I love the colors of the leaves and the big pond. The scenery is picturesque. Every photo we captured doesnt need a filter as it's already great :)

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Senior Reviewer
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4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

this was my first time visiting tokugawa garden and it was worth it! we went there during autumn and seeing all those red, orange leaves was mesmerizing. we went there in the evening, 2,3hours before dark since we want to see the lightup version too. it was satisfying. there are also a few waterfalls at the back of the garden.in... More 

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Kajang , Selangor, Malaysia
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67 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

I was here right before it close, you might want to have some spare time here to enjoy the scenery and lakeside view which is brilliant. They maintain it very well and it is very clean to walk around. they even have a restaurant here and I believe it will be so romantic to have meal right beside a lake.

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Lusaka, Zambia
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27 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

I think it is the best Japanese garden you can find in Nagoya area. You can access to this garden by 1 day Me-guru tourist bus, so easy to get there. They offer free guided-tour in the garden (by volunteer), but i am not sure if they do the tour in English or not. You can pick the garden map... More 

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los angeles, CA
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58 reviews 58 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

For garden enthusiast, this is a very nice size garden too visit. Although I didn't see the autumn leaves or cherry blossom, I can imagine how beautiful this will be. I especially enjoy the lunch at thethe garden restaurant. Good food with the great view of the garden. I would recommend anyone visit to include lunch as well.

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Nagoya, Japan
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3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

When Spring comes to Japan, everywhere you see for a couple of weeks is a explosion of Pink Petals... Cherry Blossom is an event in the Japanese calendar which every single citizen respects... Tokugawa Garden is a place to visit any time during the year, because it's a singular Japanese Garden... Checked in each detail by specialists to make your... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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43 reviews 43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Went there in the autumn, red maple trees were just spectacular (even met 2 weddings/photo shoots and only couple extra peoples). Whole garden was very quiet and lovely, we enjoyed our visit very much. You can buy fish food and feed it to the koi in the ponds, which was very entertaining.

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