North Tokyo

With the exception of Ikebukuro and some areas of Bunkyo, these wards are less well trodden by tourists. They mainly consist of laid back residential areas and local commercial districts, although places like Akabane also serve as a transport hub into Tokyo.

Ikebukuro Sightseeing Guide
Ikebukuro is located in Toshima Ward about 4km north of Shinjuku. For high-school and university…
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Koishikawa Botanical Gardens
Operated by Tokyo University, Koishikawa Botanical Gardens are really for the avid horticulturalist: over 4,000…
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Koishikawa Korakuen Garden
Dating back to the early 17th century, Koishikawa Korakuen is one of Tokyo’s most spectacular…
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Rikugien Gardens: Traditional Landscaped Beauty
Stunning 300 year old garden based on the “six tenets of poetry”
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