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Tonogayato Garden

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Lovely Japanese Garden hidden away in suburbia

I spent a very pleasant hour walking round the garden on a sunny cool October morning. I went in... read more

Reviewed 25 November 2017
Nick D
Hong Kong, China
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Beautiful Japanese landscape garden right next to Kokubunji Station

Although it's small it's very nice, and if you are in Kokubunji area and have 30 minutes to spare... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2017
Matan K
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24 Nov 2017
“Lovely Japanese Garden hidden away in suburbia”
4 Mar 2018
“A sanctuary ”
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2 Minamicho, Kokubunji 185-0021, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

A delightful and beautiful garden with history old buildings blossoming trees and many birds. A lovely place to sit and contemplate from the open sided rest house. Maples in autumn but no Sakura in spring. Instead there is plum and wintersweet or robai to enjoy....More

Thank Kieran D
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Tonogayato is one of the best of the Japanese gardens in the Tokyo area (few on the ground compared to Kyoto). Its popularity has caught on in the last couple of years, but still tranquil enough on weekdays. It is at its best in autumn,...More

Thank John L
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

I spent a very pleasant hour walking round the garden on a sunny cool October morning. I went in on a whim, but would recommend a visit if you are in the area. It’s very pretty and well laid out.

Thank Nick D
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

This is the beautiful Japanese garden! It's a perfect place taking a walk:) Until now, I have looked for the place I can get the peace of mind. This is it. It takes about 30 minutes for around the garden but you can spend all...More

Thank Wanderer688034
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Although it's small it's very nice, and if you are in Kokubunji area and have 30 minutes to spare definitely consider spending them in this relaxing garden. You Take the south exit of Kokubunji station and turn left, the garden will shortly be on your...More

Thank Matan K
Reviewed 6 December 2016

This is a local Japanese garden currently owned and operated by Tokyo City Hall. It was built by the Iwasaki Family (the founding family of Mitsubishi Corp.). The garden is one of a few Japanese gardens in the areas open for public with a minimal...More

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Reviewed 20 May 2016 via mobile

I often visit this quiet and beautiful green tree garden for take a break. Here is unbelievable calm n peaceful place even though Kokubunnji station is very closed. I prefer staying late afternoon by myself. In Autumn, green forest turns beautiful red. I do recommend...More

Thank Kaeru
Reviewed 26 March 2016

The Tonogayato Gardens are beautiful; a welcome respite right near a train station in an urban area. Admission is less than $2 (less than $1 for seniors) and one can easily wile away an hour or more--even in February before the blossoms burst. A wonderful...More

Thank emilee l
Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

The park is just a very short walk from the train station. Such a quiet oasis in a busy city. Take the time to visit The lake and the teahouse.

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 10 December 2014 via mobile

A superb small Japanese garden with many lives very trees, a pond, a tea house and a museum. Good birdwatching too in Kokubumji. A real gem. ¥150.

Thank Kieran D
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