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Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

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1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo 112-0004, Tokyo Prefecture
Yotsuya, Iidabashi
+81 3-3811-3015
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a wonderful quiet place to visit in the heart of such a major city. It is so peaceful with lots of pleasant walks. We were there at the start, before the trees blossom and yet it was still beautiful. It must be fantastic when...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Brian M
Reviewed 13 February 2019

I visited this on a Sunday morning after grabbing breakfast & a coffee at the nearby Starbucks. Sat by the lake in the early sun and enjoyed my alfresco brekkie whilst reading a good book. It was gloriously peaceful even though there were several people...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Xing M
Reviewed 16 January 2019

I went to this garden by joining a local walking tour and it was worth it. The scenery was amazing and being from a country with no four seasons, it felt majestic to experience autumn while learning about the history of Tokugawa family during the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rosedeannah
Reviewed 28 December 2018

On our first ever visit to Japan / Tokyo in October last, we visited the garden on a sunny Sunday, and were surprised to find that there were very few people there. We spent a very pleasant hour wandering through the paths, beside ponds, and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BettyBoop51
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

Visited the walled gardens during the lunch hour period on a weekday. Entrance fee was 300 yen. Gardens were beautifully laid out with an obligatory red bridge, several ponds / lakes, and lots of easily sign posted paths to follow. As the trees were still...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 11 December 2018

Japanese gardens are so beautiful that it's easy to become a bit picky. I'd say this is an average garden in Tokyo, a nice place to visit and stretch your legs for awhile.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Elina S
Reviewed 6 December 2018

A very quiet park, frequent visitors take opportunity to take photos of the aviary life. The trees are amazing, especially with the colors of the leaves changing. This is a goldmine right in the heart of the city (a couple hundred meters just behind Tokyo...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Barry F
Reviewed 16 November 2018

A must-stop that can be coupled with the Bunkyo Civic Center majestic view of Tokyo from the 25th floor. Beautifully designed, worth viewing any time of the year but especially during the spring cherry blossom season.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

We have visited this garden more than once and find it to be a very well maintained and excellent example of a Japanese stroll garden. Begun in the 1600s and of historical significance it is well worth a visit. It has a lovely lake and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Susanlam2015
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Our favourite and the oldest gardens in Tokyo, many miniature gardens from other parts of Japan and China all joined together

Date of experience: September 2018
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Yotsuya / Iidabashi
Yotsuya and Iidabashi are areas that developed around
the outer moat of the Imperial palace. Nearby in
Kagurazaka, there is an old red-light district with a
photogenic feel evocative of the ambiance of old
Tokyo. Narrow paths with stone paving remain to this
day, and there are long-standing restaurants with
geishas and quaint old cafes in townhouse buildings.
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Response from Barbara W | Reviewed this property |
It all depends on the weather. For example, early spring temperatures pushed the never long cherry blossom season forward at least a week this year. Many websites focusing on the tourist industry give general forecasts... More