Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens
A Japanese Garden Recognized for its Appreciation Value
In Tokyo's Bunkyo Ward, there is an area called Korakuen, named after a Japanese garden located there. It is a "Kaiyushiki", or circuit-style garden, built around a pond with an island in the middle.
Under the Cultural Assets Preservation Act, it is designated as both a Special Historical Site and a Special Place of Scenic Beauty. In Kanto, only this garden and Hama-Rikyu Gardens have received this double designation.
This park features lakes, hills, rivers and rice paddies reproduced from places of scenic beauty. Each type of scenery is expressed in a magnificent way. With many of them named after famous places in China, a world of harmony, blending Japanese and Chinese taste, will unfold before you.
In spring, you can enjoy various types of cherry blossoms, including the rare "Ukonzakura" variety.
環境優美 古蹟完美呈現 跟歷史完美的結合
- Postal Code
- 1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
General admission: 300 yen, 65 years or older: 150 yen (elementary school students and younger free)
※Free Admission Days: May 4th, October 1st
- End and beginning of the year (December 29th-January 1st)
- 9:00am-5:00pm (Admission allowed until 4:30pm)
(1) About 3 minutes on foot from Iidabashi Station on the Toei Subway Oedo Line (2) About 8 minutes on foot from Iidabashi Station on the JR Sobu Line and Tokyo Metro Tozai Line, Yurakucho Line, and Nanboku Line
(3) About 8 minutes on foot from Suidobashi Station on the JR Sobu Line
(4) About 8 minutes on foot from Korakuen Station on the JR Sobu Line
- Official Website
- Official Website (English)