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The fountains in this park were created to commemorate the marriage of the current emperor of Japan. This place is a precious green park for people in the city of Tokyo. It is a good place to take your family. After taking a walk in the park, you can have lunch at a restaurant nearby. At night, the fountains in this park are lit up, so you can enjoy a majestic water show right before your very eyes.
Last century, this was the parade ground for the Japanese Army, and now the nations first western style park has become an oasis for tired workers who on sunny days gather at lunchtime and have a few minutes repose from office-related stress. On weekends, the place is popular among courting couples. Close to the Imperial Palace and a short walk from Ginza, the Park also has a library, public tennis courts, restaurants, a flower shop and an open-air arena where concerts are often held.
This enchanting garden, first created in 1629, is a delightful place to visit at any time of the year. Koraku means to 'enjoy afterwards' and the garden was designed as a place of peaceful, quiet contemplation. It's only a quarter of the size it initially was but the paths, sloping hills and the beguiling pond at its center ensure that it is as charming and beautiful as it ever was. Year round, the garden displays an array of colors, from green, orange, red to pink; the trees, meadows and flowers are all painted in various colors of nature. The city appointed it as a special place of beauty; go and enjoy it for yourself.
Situé au sommet de la colline Ueno et ouvert en 1873, le premier parc public de Tokyo abrite plusieurs musées de classe mondiale, un zoo populaire, des sanctuaires, des temples, un lac avec des bateaux en location, des monuments historiques, des centaines de cerisiers et un étang de lotus. Le Parc Ueno, le plus grand de Tokyo, a tant à offrir qu'une journée ne serait pas assez. Visitez-le à chaque saison pour apprécier sa pleine beauté.
Le jardin impérial Shinjuku Gyoen mélange des influences occidentales et orientales, avec des jardins de styles anglais, français et japonais traditionnel. Il abrite aussi des salons de thés pittoresques et une serre avec une collection considérable de plantes tropicales. Il est surtout célèbre pour ses 1 500 cerisiers en fleurs qui, au début du printemps peignent le lieu de différentes teintes de roses. C’est un endroit idéal pour profiter de l’air frais, se détendre au milieu de la nature et se mettre de bonne humeur.
If you wish to see a beautiful view of Tokyo, this is one of the best places! There is an artificial sandy beach, and you can see the sunset and a night view of Tokyo over the sea. In the spring, you can see cherry blossoms along the streets in this park. In the summer, you can see the Odaiba fireworks events. You can enjoy this place in any season!
Rikugien is another of Tokyo's most beloved gardens - it has inspired poetry for nearly four centuries and, indeed, contains poetry within its grounds; 88 landscapes from traditional waka poetry have been lovingly recreated here, within the huge 24-acre area. It is laid out in traditional kaiyu style (from the Edo period), with paths winding around a central pond, and small hills built in as features. It's a magical place to sit on a bench and look at the burnished copper of the maple leaves, or relax under the shade of one of the evergreens. It is also home to one of the most famous iconic trees in Japan, the Cherry Blossom, which is one of the first things that comes to mind when one thinks of Japan. Also housing a cafe within, you can enjoy some matcha tea and biscuits while you admire the tranquil pond and the trees in vicinity.
This naturally wooded park adjoins the Meiji Jingu Shrine, and until 1996, it hosted Tokyo's amateur rock and roll bands, who strutted their stuff every Sunday. They have since moved to Omotesando, and Yoyogi Park has become quiet, and ideal for groups of friends and families who like to enjoy a tranquil Sunday afternoon strolling by small ponds filled with koi (Japanese carp). Rental bicycles are available within the grounds during summer.
Rinshi-no Mori Park is rich with nature, featuring many large trees. There are several attractions available at the park which children can enjoy, with day camping facilities for them. In the summer, Jyabu-jyabu pond is open. Here, children can enjoy some small water attractions like swimming and rowing games. Free events are held about twice a month, so you can enjoy looking at trees and taking part in workshops with your friends and family.
Shakujii Park is a hidden, serene park. You can feel the beauty of nature in this quiet place in Tokyo. Located inside this park is Sanpoji pond. Around there, many green aquatic plants can be admired. In addition, this park is also a good bird-watching place. Other than the natural elements, the park also has several Shinto shrines, giving tourists a glimpse of the region's history as well.
Just a 15-minute walk from the trendy and youthful town of Kichijoji, this park has enough to keep you interested for a full day. There is a large pond where you can paddle rental boats, a zoo where you can pet some of the caged animals, playground facilities for baseball or Frisbee games with family and friends, and enough space and greenery for an ideal picnic. On weekends the place even comes alive with street musicians and artists. Inokashira Park is also one of the prime locations for viewing the cherry blossoms in late March/early April.
Koganei Koen is most popular with locals during cherry blossom season in March and April - there are over 1000 cherry trees in the park that bloom dramatically and beautifully. The first cherry trees were planted in the park in 1737, making the visit to Koganei something of a historic journey as well. It is also a great park to bring your kids to - you can hire bikes by the hour and cycle around its many paths. There is also an artificial turf hill, on which adventurous kids can sledge down.