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Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

Kamigyo-ku | Area around Kyoto Gosho, Kyoto 602-0881, Kyoto Prefecture
+81 75-211-6364
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Kamigyo-ku | Area around Kyoto Gosho, Kyoto 602-0881, Kyoto Prefecture
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+81 75-211-6364
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

Gardens are amazing. Very close proximity of other monuments, so its impossible to skip the gardens. Wear some comfortable shoes and bring an umbrella. The garden does have some pretty good photo spots, so enjoy!

Thank Shaun B
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Its a beautiful place. I proposed here. Lots of directions to explore but also good for a picnic. Wonderful park. Japanese go there during weekends. . A place suitable for everyone of any age

Thank obygold
Reviewed 7 May 2017

This is one of my favourite parks in Japan. I find this park very peaceful. It is quite large however it is beautiful walking around, exploring the different areas, tress, flowers, etc. We were there at the end of cherry blossom season and it was...More

Thank Tash28
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Kyoto Imperial Palace Park occupied a very large space. Lots of activities were held there particularly during sakura festive period. There were quite a number of large cherry trees and many people come here to take their photos or brought their snacks here. A nice...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Whilst raining when I visited the Kyoto Gyoen National Garden, one can't deny the beauty of it. This is a one huge park where you can literally run, cycle have picnic. I heard that you can even play sports here. Prepare you energy drink if...More

Thank Hethler
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Took a leisure morning walk at the Kyoto Gyoen (Kyoto Imperial Palace Park) today. This huge park surrounds the Kyoto Imperial Palace. It was so relaxing and the air was so fresh.

Thank bacookie25
Reviewed 12 February 2017

This is a park not a garden. Lots of activities within this enormous rectangle. There's tennis grounds, pond, bridge etc and of course the imperial palace. We are so glad we cycled as we would have died walking around here. It's too big. The cycle...More

Thank Tweetcoz
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Given its distance from any metro stations at all, never mind the minority of ones that metro passes are actually valid in, it is impossible to classify this garden as anything but a walking area. A long walk to get there, and a long walk...More

1  Thank GandalfTheDrunk
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Walking around this park you can really tell this is an important place for the locals as at the weekend they come here in their thousands. A really big and diverse park that offers lots of shade, seating and space to have a nice day...More

Thank jackmoore93
Reviewed 23 July 2016

we took a cab to this kyoto national garden, because the day was mild and not windy in the morning and our receptionist told us, to go an see it because thy have a beautyful glass house with vegetation as well

Thank Karl-Heinz H
City Center
No district of Kyoto is quite as representative of its
blended nature as the City Center. By day, the covered
shopping arcades along Kawaramachi and Shijo Street
bring deal hunters and fashionistas out in droves to
peruse the clothing, accessories, gifts, and home
goods offerings. When it grows dark, the City Center
is a hip spot for nightlife, alive with bars and
clubs. A trendy culinary scene and an abundance of
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12 November 2015|
Response from LuckymanKyoto | Reviewed this property |
The best autumn leaves in Kyoto is the end of November. The first week of December is also nice. It will be easy to book a hotel in December.
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