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How to Get to Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is one of the largest parks in Tokyo, with a lake and several different styles of garden: Japanese garden, French formal garden, English landscape garden.

The Hidden Temple Gardens of Nara

Many of these temples have magnificent gardens in their precincts that are sanctuaries of peace and tranquillity from all the crowds and noise of the big cities in Japan. In this article, I will highlight some of the less well-known temple gardens in Nara that offer you a chance to experience this peace and tranquillity for yourself.

Omiya Bonsai Village

Abounding in beautiful bonsai, this neighborhood of Omiya, Saitama is accessible to both knowledgeable enthusiasts and those new to this traditional art, and is just a short train ride from Tokyo.

Higashitakane Forest Park in Kanagawa

There is no better time than spring to spend the day outside. Especially these days, when cherry trees are in full bloom, we are all drawn towards green and quiet spots, we all want to witness nature's awakening and feel the inevitable melancholy caused by the view of fragile flowers giving in to the breeze.

Inuyama: The Littlest Castle

If you have time in Nagoya, that big and under-appreciated metropolis on the Tokaido shinkansen line, you can use the opportunity to do a quick jaunt up to Inuyama Castle (犬山城, Inuyamajō), the smallest (and supposedly oldest) original castle of them all.

Top Parks in Tokyo

Tokyo isn’t often a city associated with peace and quiet. It may come as a surprise then, to find that there are in fact over 200 parks and gardens to explore, often a stone’s throw away from the hustle and bustle of city life.

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