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Kokyo Gaien National Garden

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Address: 3-1 Kokyo-gaien, Chiyoda 100-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
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Have a picnic

The Imperial gardens were closed due to a holiday but I had my picnic here in the area. You can see the palace in the distance and Nijubashi bridge.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2016
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Brasilia, DF
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

If you want to see the Imperial Palace, Kokyo Gaien is on its way. Hire a bike if you can to explore it.

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Tasmania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

The Imperial gardens were closed due to a holiday but I had my picnic here in the area. You can see the palace in the distance and Nijubashi bridge.

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Thank wombatdavid
Tsuchiura, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Lots of pine trees are planted in a center of garden. These are Edo era symbol. Scyscrapers are found over there. Those are current symbol. The contrast is so impressed. This is the best place to go on a picnic for lunch on day off. You must try.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

A small square with some fountains not a lot to see really just across the way are the imperial gardens so if you feel you have to see this go there first

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a very peaceful area surrounding the imperial palace with water features and lots of greenery and places to sit and relax.

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Traralgon, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

A sheer joy to stroll around this lovely presented garden of 100 hectares or so. Originally part of the Imperial Palace grounds next door they were opened to the public in 1949. It is a delight to walk the pathways and look across the wide expanse of grass and view the hundreds of pine trees that have all been manicured... More 

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Mission Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

A must see if traveling to Japan. We took the bullet train which allowed us to see much of the countryside. An experience we will never forget!

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Adelaide, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

On 3rd April my Japanese friends and I started at Tokyo Central Station and walked through this vast area from Wadakuramon Gate to Nijuubashi Bridge; and then to Kusunukiko Rest House right opposite of the bronze statute of Kusunukiko. It was a very windy day. This vast area has many ornamental pine trees donated by many people all over Japan.... More 

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Palm Springs, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

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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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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