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Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

Travel Guide - Kyoto Gyoen National Garden

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Located in the center of the Kyoto city, this huge park-like compound includes several palace buildings. It was also the location of many fine residences belonging to the ranking noble court families until the time when they moved to Tokyo with the Emperor in 1868. Then these residences were torn down and a massive park with lawns and over 9,000 trees was created. Today, this extensive park area is a highly popular recreation and relaxation zone.
On the Hamaguri-gomon gate, you can find some real bullet holes which were made during the Kinmon Incident (Hamaguri Gate Rebellion) in 1864. At the south of the Hamaguri-gomon gate, there are 200 of plum trees and beautiful flowers can be seen from mid-February until mid-March.

Opening HoursOpening Hours

  • Open 24 hours
  • Office: 8:30 - 17:15

ClosedClosed

  • No closing days
  • Office: Weekends, National holidays, and New Year's holidays

Price / Entrance FeePrice / Entrance Fee

  • Admission Free

Access / Public TransportAccess / Public Transport

  • Short walk from Imadegawa Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line (K06)
  • Short walk from Marutamachi Station on the Kyoto Municipal Subway Karasuma Line (K07)

Address / LocationAddress / Location

  • 3, Kyotogyoen, Kamigyo-ku Kyoto-shi, Kyoto, 602-0881

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What will be will be @Jessica71335903 - 2019-03-03
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Christopher Ng @ChristopherNYJ - 2019-02-09
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Goin’ Japanesque! @Goin_Japanesque - 2018-09-14
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mikey @oreoandwine - 2018-06-18
Day 4 • Kyoto: Gyoen National Garden and Mount Inari
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Neal Goldstein @nealgoldstein - 2018-04-01
Yet one more look at sakura (cherry blossoms — there are over 200 different varieties), this time in Shinjuku Gyoen… https://t.co/ctH9vce0AL
みちみち @Michi_doggy - 2018-02-13
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Greg Peterson @glpjp - 2017-12-07
Fall colors at Kyoto Gyoen National Garden (京都御苑) today https://t.co/y8cRArjBUT
Greg Peterson @glpjp - 2017-12-07
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Marvin Agor @cv56 - 2017-11-24
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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2017-03-03
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Visit Kyoto & Nara @VisitKyotoNara - 2017-03-03
Kyoto-gyoen Stroll Map No.3
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David Yorke @thedaveyorke - 2017-01-04
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David Yorke @thedaveyorke - 2017-01-04
Shirakumo Shrine. The largest shrine in Kyoto Gyoen National Garden. This is separate from the… https://t.co/EEI7RDBcJ6
David Yorke @thedaveyorke - 2017-01-04
Stumbled across some shrines tucked away in the Kyoto Gyoen National Garden.

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Joelle Yong ♡ @JoelleYong - 2016-12-12
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James Tomo B.Suzuki @proitsurfer - 2016-10-07
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James Tomo B.Suzuki @proitsurfer - 2016-10-04
Flight paths.
At #Gyoen National Garden , #Kyoto. 2016/9/25
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パン家 @get12over - 2016-05-02
Photo: Cherry blossoms at the remains of the Konoe family residence (April 6, 2016; Kyoto Gyoen National Garden) https://t.co/nXgcgrNWam
Ana Paula Kobe @anapaulakobe - 2016-04-10
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InstaKyoto @InstaKyoto - 2016-04-06
Spring season Tour of Kyoto at Kyoto Gyoen National Garden #京都御苑
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James Tomo B.Suzuki @proitsurfer - 2016-03-18
Plum blossoms and a bush warbler. #Kyoto Gyoen National Garden. 2016/3/15 https://t.co/ahKhQTteeJ
James Tomo B.Suzuki @proitsurfer - 2016-03-18
Plum blossoms and a bush warbler. #Kyoto Gyoen National Garden. 2016/3/15 https://t.co/caZCIyPk0w

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