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≪Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Kitanomaru Park

≪Famous Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Kitanomaru Park

© Chiyoda City Tourism Association

Colored foliage in various places in the park can be seen

The name Kitanomaru Park is derived from the fact that it was the site of the northern enceinte (kitanomaru), so-called because it was located to the north of the inner citadel (honmaru) of Edo Castle. The kitanomaru was opened to the public as a woodland park in 1969.

≪Famous Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Kitanomaru Park

Shimizumon Gate © Chiyoda City Tourism Association

The extensive lawns, the ponds, and the diverse array of flowers, shrubs and trees create scenery that belies the park’s location at the heart of the metropolis, and it is an ideal place for observing insects and wild birds. The National Museum of Modern Art is located next to the park whilst the park itself is home to the Science Museum and the Nippon Budokan.

≪Famous Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Kitanomaru Park

“Momiji-en (Maple Gardens)” © Chiyoda City Tourism Association

Kitanomaru Park is known as the sights of autumn foliage, especially the colored Momiji in the “Momiji-en (Maple Gardens)” located in the west side of the park is brilliant.

≪Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Kitanomaru Park

Nakanoike Pond © Chiyoda City Tourism Association

≪Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Kitanomaru Park

Nippon Budokan © Chiyoda City Tourism Association

Zelkova and Ginkgo around the pond in the center of the park and Ginkgo in front of the Nippon Budokan are also popular as autumn foliage spots.


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Event Name ≪Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Kitanomaru Park
Venue Kitanomaru Park
Dates Around late November – Around early December ※Average year
Note ※ Closes for state events
Open Hours 24 hours open
※ The street lights in the park will go out at around 22:00
Admission Free
Address 1-1 Kitanomaru Park, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3211-7878 (Kitanomaru Garden Office)
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