Stroll path

by Hiroyuki

A 50-year-old park

Stroll path

Going out of Kitahanebashi-mon, one of the gates to the East Gardens of the Imperial Palace, through to Tayasu-mon is inside Kitanomaru Park where was the old site of the Imperial Guard Division from the Meiji period(1868-1912) to 1945, so there used to be the barracks. After World War Ⅱ, the construction of Kitanomaru Park started and it was opened to the public in 1969. In the park, there are several facilities including Nippon Budo-kan, an arena of martial arts and some museums. After walking around Kitanomaru Park and passing through Tayasu-mon, in front of you, there is Yasukuni Shrine located in the Kudan district. If you are interested in this walking, I would like to make your itinerary. Why don't you join me?

The old headquarters of the Imperial Guard Division completed in 1910(now used for a museum)

Stroll path


02 Aug 2017

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As I am a 60 year old man, born in Tokyo, graduated from a university in Tokyo and worked for a leading paper wholesale company at its headquarters for 35 years, I am an Edokko or a native Tokyoite. I am familiar with various interesting places in Tokyo and the Kanto area such as historic spots, scenic beauty, entertainment, restaurants and so on. Although I basically provide several regular walking tours for visitors from abroad, I am willing to arrange your tour plan in a customized way according to your interest. If I receive your inquiry, I am ready to hear your interest and what you want to experience, and discuss your plan with you in advance.
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