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≪Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

≪Famous Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

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Enjoy the autumn foliage in the heart of Tokyo

In the early Edo Period, in 1629, the founder of the Mito Tokugawa family, Yorifusa, maintained a separate Edo residence, the garden of which was completed during the reign of the second clan ruler, Mitsukuni. This garden features a central pond and hills, making it perfect for a stroll. When Mitsukuni set about constructing the garden, he incorporated some concepts of the Chinese Confucian scholar Shushunsui of the Ming dynasty, including a garden reproduction of Seiko Lake (China), a “Full Moon Bridge” and other features with cultural origins in China.

≪Famous Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

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In addition, This garden is landscape of lakes, mountains, rivers, the countryside where has been skillfully representation of Japan. Around “Dai Sensui”(miniature lake) which represent Lake Biwa, and “Togetsukyo Bridge”, “Oigawa River” is named after Kyoto Arashiyama, these are popular as autumn foliage spot. 480 maples color the park, you can enjoy feel free to autumn foliage in the heart of Tokyo.

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Event Name ≪Autumn Foliage Spots≫ Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens
Venue Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens
Dates Around late November – Around early December ※Average year
Open Hours 9:00-17:00
※Last admission until 16:30
Admission General: ¥300
65 and over: ¥150
※No charge for primary school children or younger, and junior high school students living or attending school in Tokyo
Free Wi-Fi Service Center (Admission ticket counter)
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Address 1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3811-3015
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