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Kitanomaru Park - 北の丸公園

Originally the location of buildings housing the former guard division but later developed as a forest park, the area was open to the public in 1969. The park is surrounded by evergreen trees such as camphor and machilus trees, and has a pond in the center around which deciduous trees and flowering trees such as zelkova trees and quercus acutissima have been planted. The National Museum of Modern Art is located next to the park whilst the park itself is home to the Science Museum and the Nippon Budokan. Tayasumon Gate and Shimizumon Gate have been designated as national important cultural assets.

Kitano Maru Park

Directions

From Tokyo Metro Kudanshita Station (T07, Z06) Exit 2: 5 mins on foot, or Tokyo Metro Takebashi Station (T08) Exit 1a: 7 mins on foot

Location Details

Category Japanese Garden/Park
Address Kitanomaru Koen, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo
Access 5 mins on foot from Tokyo Metro/Toei Subway Kudanshita Station Exit 2
7 mins on foot from Tokyo Metro Takebashi Station Exit 1a
Admission Free Admission
Open 24 hours a day
Closed Open 365 days a year (closes for state events)

*Information is current as of May 2012.


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