Koishikawa Korakuen - Tokyo - Japan

koraku koishikawa korakuen gardens Japan touristic attractionKoishikawa Korakuen ( Koishikawa Korakuen) is one of Tokyo’s oldest and best Japanese gardens. It was built by close relatives of the Tokugawa Shogun in the early Edo Period.

Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens tokyo touristic attraction

Like most traditional Japanese gardens, Koishikawa Korakuen attempts to reproduce famous landscapes from China and Japan in miniature, using a pond, stones, plants and a man made hill.

Koishikawa Korakuen Wallpaper bridgeKoishikawa Korakuen is attractive during all seasons of the year, but particularly so in the second half of November, when the fall colors appear, during the plum festival in late February and when the beautiful weeping cherry tree near the garden’s entrance is in full bloom.

tokyo koishikawa korakuen japanese gardenKoishikawa Korakuen is a 5-10 minute walk from Iidabashi Station (various JR and subway lines) or a 10 minute walk from Korakuen Station on the Marunouchi and Nanboku Subway Lines.


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