Opened to the public in 1968, the Imperial Palace East Gardens sits at the northeast corner of Tokyo Imperial Palace opposite the financial district of Marunouchi and Otemachi. The garden contains an Edo period style garden, the foundations of the former Edo Castle, and the Museum of Imperial Collections, which displays some of the Imperial Family household treasures.
|Access||1-1 Chiyoda, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo, Japan 100-8111 | 15 minutes from Tokyo Station Marunouchi North Exit or 5 minutes from Otemachi Station (Tokyo Metro)|
|Hours||Open 9:00-16:30 (closing times vary slightly with the season). Closed on Mondays and Fridays, but if Monday is a public holiday the garden is open on Monday and closed on Tuesday instead|