All Gardens and Parks in Tokyo

Tokyo Gardens & Parks

Tokyo Gardens and Parks including the main gardens and parks in Tokyo , but doesn’t include gardens within temples and shrines. Parks are generally large and may contain gardens within, often Japanese gardens, but not always.

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    Yoyogi Park

    Yoyogi Park is one of the largest parks in Tokyo and given its central location this is amazing. The green space of Yogogi Park joins together with the forest that surrounds Meiji Shrine to create a very large green space in a city where space is a real premium. The Read more [...]

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    Inokashira Park

    Inogashira Park across Musashino and Mitaka in western Tokyo is a public park given to the people by the emperor in 1913 as the Inokashira Imperial Gift Park. Inogashira Park features a large lake and beautiful cherry blossom, in late March and early April, and is considered one of Japan’s Read more [...]

  • Aoyama Cemetery

    Aoyama Cemetery, in Minato Tokyo, was Japan’s first public cemetery. Today Aoyama Cemetery is a popular location for viewing cherry blossom in early April.

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    Hamarikyu Gardens

    Hamarikyu Gardens is a landscaped garden around the central Shioiri Pond and is a designated Special Place of Scenic Beauty. Hamarikyu Gardens features cherry blossom in spring time and Autumn leaves in mid November. Other features include a peony garden, plum tree grove and seasonal cosmos flowers. Hamarikyu Gardens, which Read more [...]

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    Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

    Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a large park and one of the most beautiful in Tokyo featuring Japanese, French and English styles. With 1,500 cherry trees, Shinjuku Gyoen is a very popular location for viewing cherry blossom. Shinjuku Gyoen covers an area of 58 hectares, has a more than 20,000 trees and Read more [...]

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    Ueno Park

    Ueno Park is home to most of the attractions in the Ueno District, including the Ueno Zoo and many museums including Tokyo National Museum, National Museum of Nature and Science, National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum and Tokyo Metropolitan Festival Hall. In cherry blossom season, Ueno Park is Read more [...]

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    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

    Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is a beautiful historic traditional Japanese garden in the Kaiyu-shiki-teien or promenade style with a pond and a pair of hills which represent Mount Lu in China. Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is one of only seven sites in Japan that is designated as a Special Place of Scenic Beauty and Special Read more [...]

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    Rikugien Garden

    Rikugien Garden is a beautiful traditional Japanese garden established in 1702 (Edo Period) along with the villa for Yoshiyasu Yanagisawa, which features the six elements from Japanese tradition. Rikugien Garden features a pond with islands and man made hills, which is typical of this sort of garden in the Edo Read more [...]

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    Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden

    Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden is one of the two surviving Edo Period Japanese gardens in Tokyo. Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden, also known as Kyu Shiba Rikyu Onshi Teien (Former Shiba Villa Gardens), is just the other side of Hamamatsucho Station from the World Trade Center Tokyo, where you can look Read more [...]

  • Arakawa Nature Park

    The Arakawa Nature Park is a public park with a pond as a major feature that attracts wildlife including birds. There are several footbridges and a covered platform on the pond. With many large trees around the park shielding the sight of many of the large buildings in the surrounding metropolis, Arakawa Read more [...]