Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

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  • Address: 3 Kyoto-Gyoen, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, 602-0881, Japan
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +81-752116348
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Garden, Walking Area, Palace, Family And Kids, Architecture , Picnic Spot, Nature

A huge public garden situated in the heart of the city, the Kyoto Gyoen National Garden is roughly 1.3 kilometres in length and 0.7 kilometres in breadth. During the Edo period, this area used to be the Court Nobles’ Residential Area. Thus, even today you will find some historic architectural structures within the garden, including the Kyoto Imperial Palace. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of Kyoto, pack a small picnic basket and head over to this garden to spend some time with nature.

  • Please do not litter around and avoid plucking flowers.

  • Shu Sui Tei Tea-ceremony room: 100 yen
  • Kaninnomiya Residence Site: 0.00

  • Shu Sui Tei Tea-ceremony Room: Open every Friday & Saturday from March to December. Is also open during the Aoi-Matsuri festival, the Jidai-Matsuri festival, and open days of Kyoto Imperial Palace.
  • Kaninnomiya Residence Site: Open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm. Closed on Mondays, New Year’s Eve and New Year holidays.

  • Marutamachi Station
  • Jingu-Marutamachi Station

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  • Kyoto Gyoen National Garden Address: 3 Kyoto-Gyoen, Kamigyo-ku, Kyoto City, Kyoto, 602-0881, Japan
  • Kyoto Gyoen National Garden Contact Number: +81-752116348
  • Kyoto Gyoen National Garden Timing: 24-hrs
  • Kyoto Gyoen National Garden Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Kyoto Gyoen National Garden(preferred time): 09:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Kyoto Gyoen National Garden: 02:00 Hrs
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  • 1.28% of people who visit Kyoto include Kyoto Gyoen National Garden in their plan

  • 25% of people start their Kyoto Gyoen National Garden visit around 3 PM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

Friday, Saturday and Sunday

95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

People normally club together Jojakuko-ji Temple and Shisendo Temple while planning their visit to Kyoto Gyoen National Garden.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
  • Smaller park located inside the Kyoto Imperial Palace, it's a good place to walk. Enjoy the beautiful scenery while listening to the birds chirping away. I would advice you to have sunscreen on or have a parasol as it gets really hot in the summer. Would Recommend.

  • This has to be my favourite place in kyoto. The park is really huge and even though many people come and go it is not "busy". The paths are wide and surrounded by trees or varying kinds. The castle and shrines are close by so you can easily stroll to these too.

  • This is an amazing place to visit, well every place here in Japan are amazing. Lots of history and beautiful landscaping wonderful palaces. Is very hard to describe this place because every single corner is beautiful. Is a great experiences and a feel of pace and tranquility as you walk through this great place. Make you realize what a great place to live this will be.

  • I nice break from the city. I was surprised by how spacious and quiet the park was. It is home to a few shrines and friendly cats, so bring a bit of food and sit on a bench nearby a shrine if you want to spend an hour or two patting cats.

  • Large area with swings, metal slides, see-saws, and a large sand box. There are plenty of benches to sit and trees provide nice shade. Good place for families to let their children run and play and have a picnic. You can take a rest here after visiting the Imperial Palace.

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