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Institute of Nature Study

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Green Oasis In Meguro

A short walk from the East Entrance of Meguro Station (JR) and down Meguro Dori you will find this... read more

Reviewed December 26, 2018
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Great Botanical Garden

Nice place to visit to get away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. Size of 20hectares/50acres... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2017
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5-21-5 Shirokanedai, Minato 108-0071, Tokyo Prefecture
Shinagawa / Gotanda
+81 3-3441-7176
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Reviewed March 24, 2019

Nice an quite place for walking. However as for end of the March there are nothing interesting to see. The are no flowers or blossoming trees. Lakes look like as neglected and most part of the park is closed for visitors.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Nik862018
Reviewed March 15, 2019 via mobile

It is a nobel that this land has not been developed and has been left to nature. The paths were dirt and gave me a feeling of being one with nature. It was not a manicured park. But, it was clearly tended to. It is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed December 26, 2018

A short walk from the East Entrance of Meguro Station (JR) and down Meguro Dori you will find this park and museum . It has a number of permanent displays but also a large and pleasant garden that is a place to escape from the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 3, 2018

It's probably not a must-see if you're a tourist but for those who live in the city, it's a beautiful and quiet place to get away from the crowds since they only let 300 people in at once. It's amazing such a place exists in...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

Nice place to visit to get away from the hustle and bustle of Tokyo. Size of 20hectares/50acres with ponds and numerous types of flora. Wife and me visited in consonance with a walking tour of Meguro Station as well as the Shirokane Platinum Street areas....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

quiet piece of nature in Tokyo. Entrance is on the SE side, closest station is Meguro. There is an entrance fee, number of visitors is limited so it remains enjoyable (if you get in). It is a good place to visit, different from other manicured...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed February 11, 2017

It is located near Meguro station. The institute preserved a sanctuary for plants and animals which have rarely been observed in the heart of Tokyo city. Although it is relaxing, unfortunately not excited me.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank kjkjnm
Reviewed February 6, 2017

This is a very large park with an entrance fee to see the garden (Yen 100 or yen 50 for seniors with I.D. You can find it on Meguro Dori about 1 kilometre from Meguro station (JR) The garden also has a Art Museum but...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Oldjack
Reviewed December 17, 2016

You can walk by this park and not imagine its size or significance. Few tourists consider visiting it but it is worth a stop and a stroll for an hour or so. Quiet, serene, natural, hence the name. Negligible entrance fee.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank warrenD190
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

The Institute of Nature Study is a really lovely little patch of forest in the middle of the city. A lot of the plants were labelled, although it would be good if their botanical names were in the label so plant nerds from around the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Shinagawa / Gotanda
In Shinagawa, an office district shares space with
luxury residential buildings and the scene is
constantly changing with rapid development. Ikedayama
park and Togoshi park are great places to see
beautiful traditional Japanese gardens with ponds, as
well as enjoy the changing seasons. Shinagawa was a
post and a port town during the Edo era and the lavish
old Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples at Shinagawa
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