Originally the residence of a royal family during the Edo era, Shinjuku Gyoen is one of the most beautiful gardens in the country. The lawns are lush green and with trees that are changing color in fall or pink during spring. The garden is a blend of 3 landscaping styles of the French Formal Garden, English Landscape Garden and Japanese Traditional Garden that together bring in a flavour that is unique and a new level of relaxing. It is an oasis in the city of Tokyo. The Greenhouse as a collection of plants and trees from around Japan and has been contributing to a wide range of plant life in the city. See how you can accommodate this attraction in your tokyo itinerary 3 days.
It is the ideal place for Flower viewing season i.e. Spring when the Cherry blossoms are in full bloom and when the season change and the leaves change colour. It is relaxing with its water features. It is a good picnic spot and perfect for photography buffs.
- Disabled access available and entry is free of charge with one caretaker. Guard and assistance dogs are also allowed for such visitors.
- Wheelchairs available free of charge.
- Drinking, playing loud music or musical instruments is not allowed on the grounds.
- Adults (15years+): 200 yen
- Children (upto 14 years): 150 yen
- Train: JR KeioOdakyu line Shinjuku Station -10 min walk from the south exit
- Bus: 97 Shinagawa-Shinjuku “Shinjuku 2 Chrome”
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- Saya Okonomiyaki
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75.66% of people who visit Tokyo include Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
69.72% of people start their Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
2 Hrs 30 Minutes
People usually take around 2 Hrs 30 Minutes to see Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
93.05% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Good place for tourists and even local. Beautiful garden. There is a green in house in there. You can take map at the entrance gate to see where you interested to go. I walk in this garden for 2 hours but only can cover half of it. Entrance fee about 300 yen.
A gorgeous park full of space for picnics, reading a book, or just finding your center. Happened to pass through during the chrysanthemum display. Absolutely breathtaking displays of talent for flower arrangement. Of course the flowers were beautiful as well. However the exact placement in which the flowers were trained to grow was a sight to behold. I can only guess every seasonal attraction here is as stunning. Please do yourself a favor and spend the 200 yen to walk the park. Whether your going solo, as a family, or taking that special someone to a special place, this park has you covered.
A very relaxing greenery place in the middle of the city.. it's huge but easily strolled with all the signage provided.. very recommended if you're looking for some relaxation aside the modern city of Tokyo.. admission fee is only ¥200 for adults.. worth it? Definitely yes
Gorgeous park. On weekends the place gets super packed. No alcohol is permitted. However get something to eat and bring to the park for a picnic on the grounds. Have a stroll around as the park is quite massive. Don't forget to pay the entry fee guys.
Beautiful and extensive, and one of the more affordable gardens we visited in Japan. Would definitely recommend, even if you just use it as a cut-through. The rows of trees near the rose beds are especially gorgeous during leaf season!