Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

A pretty and quiet garden in the middle of Tokyo

By Ben Humphreys    - 1 min read

Koishikawa Korakuen is one of Tokyo’s oldest and greatest Japanese gardens, located just next to Tokyo Dome City. A wonderful array of ponds, stones, trees, walking trails and man-made hills provide vantage points to view this spectacular garden. I spent two glorious hours there in autumn, enjoying the brilliant red and orange hues of the Japanese maples, and golden yellow ginkgo trees. Superb.

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Ben Humphreys

Ben Humphreys @ben.humphreys

Ben Humphreys lived in Osaka from 2003-2010 and from 2013-He loves Japan, and hopes to convey some of its allure and magic via Japan Tourist. Here is just some of what he loves about Japan, his spiritual homeland.Good action.