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TF Top 10……Lesser Known Gardens Of Tokyo Worth Your Visit!

Green spaces may not be as clearly visible on the Tokyo map as in other world cities but dig deep enough (not literally!) and you’ll discover that Japan’s capital city possesses an array of fairly small gardens to offer a … Continue reading

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Koishikawa Korakuen Gardens

When it comes to sakura (cherry blossoms) viewing, I really believe that the best places are the ones lining some of the rivers and roads around Tokyo. The sakura is far more prominent in these area’s yet many, many people descend on the … Continue reading

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Shinjuku Gyoen Gardens

  The cherry blossom season is upon us again in Tokyo and as ever the locals have been getting very excited about the blooming of the pink flowers. Despite what they may think, having four seasons and such seasonal events … Continue reading

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Rikugien Gardens (Komagome)

On looking through the Tokyo Fox archive it’s quite apparent that I’ve never really written much about these gardens in Komagome. Rikugien has had brief mentions when I cycled Tokyo’s top 25 sights…in one day and when my friend Hugo visited (both … Continue reading

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Stop! Hama-rikyu Time!

  Hamarikyu Gardens on the bank of Sumida-gawa river are well known to Tokyo tourists as they are often visited in conjunction with the must-see Asakusa Senso-ji temple by way of boat taking one between the two places. When my sisters … Continue reading

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