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Wadakura Fountain Park

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Address: 3-1 Kokyogaien, Chiyoda 100-0002, Tokyo Prefecture
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Nice little park near the Palace Hotel, Imperial Palace and Marunouchi

I went to Tokyo on business in May and September 2016. The Wadakura Fountain Park is near the Palace Hotel. From it, you can see the Imperial Palace across the street. You walk... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
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New Jersey
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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 634 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

This small park is withing the outer moat of the imoperial palaxe and has a series of water features and a cafe. it loos towards the Palace Hotel and with the back drop of the Imperial Palace. Sadly no water on the day visited.

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Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

The fountain park is very close to the Imperial Palace and Gardens. The fountains continuously change their water pattern, so it will keep your attention for awhile. Plus, there is lots of space to explore and take pictures.

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Thank interviewtraveler
New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016

I went to Tokyo on business in May and September 2016. The Wadakura Fountain Park is near the Palace Hotel. From it, you can see the Imperial Palace across the street. You walk by fountains and a bridge. Once you exit the park by crossing the bridge (you are moving away from the Imperial Palace), you are a few minutes... More 

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Nagoya, Japan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Wadakura Fountain Park is located In front of one of Imperial Palace gate sites, only 3 minute walk from Tokyo Station. The gate doesn't actually exists. The park is now surrounded by autumn leaves of yellow, orange and red colours. People are enjoying lunch, tea or picnic at free outdoor tables and chairs.

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Thank グローバルホープ G
Vienna, Austria
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52 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The fountains are amazing with lots of different programs. The rest-place both open air and inside are free to sit there and even have a snack from your rucksack. Or you can sit on the restaurant side and enjoy the meal provided by the nearby Palace Hotel.

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Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

we stopped there prior to the Imerial Palace visit and again stopped there after the imperial Palace visit. We were there during the day and also around 19:00 with the lights on. The sound of the water is so enjoyable and the evening with the lights the park is truly beautiful and you can rest before heading to busy the... More 

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Wall Township, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

It was a Friday afternoon and very quiet there. It is a nice place to visit and relax around for a little while . Plenty of sitting areas and photo opts places .

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Thank gymlady30
garches
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

One of the restaurant of Tokyo palace. If you arrive before 2 you should go for the buffet of very good quality with mixed Japanese and occidental food. The quality price is difficult to beat. Cannot say the same if you have to choose among the short menu available if you arrive between 2 and 3. then price are overcharge... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

It’s a peaceful park around a special fountain, which we appreciated in Kokyo Gai’en. The fountain was originally created in 1961 to commemorate the royal wedding of the crown prince (current emperor). Then, it was re-established in 1995 to commemorate the royal wedding of the current crown prince.

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Thank RayParks
Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

The fountain park offers a moment of calmness in the midst of Tokyo's hustle and bustle. A place where the local office workers come and take a break.

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