Stroll in a 17th century Japanese garden, cheer with the world’s craziest baseball fans, or ride a roller coaster that goes straight through a Tokyo skyscraper
Let’s start at Koraku-en garden, an oasis right in the middle of Tokyo that’s so serene, it always makes me forget I’m in the middle of the world’s largest city. It’s my favorite garden in Tokyo, because it’s gorgeous in every season.
Hours: 9:00 – 17:00
Open: Every day except 12/29-1/3
Especially good times to go to Koraku-en are:
Nearby destinations: Ikebukuro, Koshinzuka Market, Origami Center, Rikugi-en, Yasukuni Shrine, Yushima Shrine