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.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden Travel Tips
- 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.
Entrance Ticket Details For Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
- Adults (15years+): 200 yen
- Children (upto 14 years): 150 yen
How to Reach Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
- Train: JR KeioOdakyu line Shinjuku Station -10 min walk from the south exit
- Bus: 97 Shinagawa-Shinjuku “Shinjuku 2 Chrome”
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60.2% 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
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden Reviews & Ratings
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