Kokyo Gaien National Garden, Chiyoda

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#24 of 1,991 in Historic Sites in Tokyo
Historic Walking Area · Hidden Gem · Park
Formerly a part of the imperial palace, Kokyo Gaien National Garden spans 115 ha (285 ac), featuring a total of 12 moats and some 2,000 black pine trees, creating a striking scene with defunct old watch towers. A good place to relax in central Tokyo after a day of sightseeing and shopping, this area forms part of the city’s largest waterfront and greenery space. A central fountain, well-lit, and a carp pond offer great spots to enjoy this huge, well-maintained landscape. You can rent a bike in order to see all the park's corners, or just walk around and easily spend a couple of hours. The garden sits just a five-minute walk from Hibiya metro station. To visit Kokyo Gaien National Garden and get the most from your holiday in Tokyo, create itinerary details personal to you using our Tokyo trip itinerary planning site.
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  • If you want to have some getaway from the crowd visit the Kokyo Gaien National Garden. It is really a lovely area!  more »
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  • It is unbelievable that you can find a place so tranquil and peace in the center of the biggest city of the world.
  • A relaxing park just minutes away by foot from Tokyo Station. Few salaryman enjoys a short picnic at lunch time.
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