A peaceful oasis in the midst of downtown Tokyo, Ninomaru Garden offers a quiet break from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Created in 1968, the garden has a historic significance as well. Walk the narrow, winding paths searching for the remains of castle walls, moats, and gates, while enjoying the sights and scents of seasonal flowers--azaleas in spring, irises in summer, and camellias in winter. The pond with slowly-swimming long-finned koi fish attracts photography enthusiasts, especially during Sakura (cherry blossom) season. If you get thirsty, stop by the tea house. Plan to visit Ninomaru Garden and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Tokyo attractions using our Tokyo planning website.
Ninomaru Garden Reviews
This is a big place! This visit was in July, so it was HOT, but there were lots of places to get out of the sun. I enjoyed walking around and seeing the manicured trees and shrubs. more »
This Japanese landscape garden it inside the bigger Imperial Palace East Gardens. It's beautiful and has some good shady spots to sit if it's a hot day. A nice garden, but not a standout compared to..... more »
An amazing garden! It is incredible how you can find such a tranquil and peaceful spot in the middle of Tokyo. You can come for a walk or stay for half a day, this garden is amazing with the pond, fish, walking paths, trees and different colors. There are also toilets and rest areas nearby
Green and quiet walk to escape for a short time the business of the city
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