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A large public garden, and one of the most popular places for viewing cherry blossoms in the spring.
A large public garden, and one of the most popular places for viewing cherry blossoms in the spring. It has Japanese, English, and French gardens, as well as Taiwanese teahouse and a botanical conservatory. The entrance fee often makes the park surprisingly uncrowded and peaceful.
11 Naitōmachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tōkyō-to 160-0014, Japan
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