Kyoto Gyoen National GardenCurrently Open
- 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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1.31% 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
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Kyoto Gyoen National Garden
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.
Food was really good. They speak enough English so that you know what's going on. Menu in English too :)
I must have been there during a low tourist period because it was exceptionally peaceful and quiet. It wasn't on my list of places to visit but I happened to be nearby and needed to kill some time so I wandered on over. While probably not an essential stop, it was well worth a visit.