||Koishikawa Korakuen Garden's construction was started in 1629. Mito Mitsukuni (a feudal lord of Edo era) named the gardens “Korakuen” based on advice from Ming China Confucian Shu Shunsui. This is why Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is famous for a strong Chinese flair and Confucian ideas in its essence.
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is a large garden, it may take you one or two hours to enjoy the entire garden. it is also one of the most famous gardens for tourists thanks to the good access and a lot of worth seeing spots and constructions inside. The location is just beside the Tokyo Dome (baseball stadium), and having Tokyo Dome in its background can be the biggest advantage of Koishikawa Korakuen Garden.
||1-6-6 Koraku, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo 112-0004
||70,850 square meters
||3 minute walk from Iidabashi Station (JR Sobu line, Tokyo Metro Tozai line, Yurakucho line, Nanboku line, Toei Subway Oedo line)
8 minute walk from Korakuen Station (Tokyo Metro Marunouchi line, Nanboku line)
||December 29 to January 1
||General: JPY 300, Seniors 65 and older: JPY 150