Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Sightseeing information about Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Japan.

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden4.1

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The Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is an urban oasis. This place was designed as imperial garden in early 20th century and later converted to a public park. The main attractions include three types of gardens (English, French and Japanese) with seasonal flowers and trees, and a huge green house featuring tropical plants.

This is a truly peaceful place with greenery, ponds and birds, making you forget the hurly-burly of city life. You can enjoy cherry blossoms in spring, picnic lunch on the lawn in summer and autumn, and relaxing moment in the warm green house in winter.

Purposecherry blossom viewing,sightseeing
Airport/Sta.Tokyo International Airport (about 16.6km) Google Transit

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5.03 weeks ago

It's a truly beautiful garden that takes features from the East and West and blends them together wonderfully in a single space. Having arrived at 330 while the gates closed at 430, our visit was rushed, but we got to enjoy sections of the park where there were nearly no people! This is truly a must visit if you're in the area, especially since the gate fee is only 200 yen per person. We got really lucky and found the molt of a rhinoceros beetle! I highly recommend making the visit here!

5.0a month ago

Our 1st time and also 1st experience with a Japanese Garden and viewing up close of the Cherry Blossom. Great place for a walk (and picnic) with family and friends, and for tourists too. Was a little early in the season as there were still some trees that were not fully blossomed but we had a wonderful time. Spent a few hours in the park admiring the vast open space, the flora and fauna. Great place to visit.

5.0a week ago

Such a beautiful park. There is a fee to enter but is well worth it. The day i went there were a bunch of school children, over 200, doing paintings. There were a few small places selling food and of course vending machines for drinks. What a peaceful park to visit, wish I would have seen the flowers blossoming.

5.0a month ago

This garden is really large and has beautiful landscaping. Because of its size and because they charge money for admission and don't allow alcohol, it's not too crowded during cherry blossom season. It's a great place to come for a chill picnic or to walk around and take pictures. There is a little shop in the garden that sells snacks and drinks, and there are many wonderful photo spots. Easily walkable from several train stations in the area.

5.0a month ago

The Shinjuku national garden is a lovely large park in central Shinjuku. It's only 200 yen for entry and you can stay for hours. The traffic isn't audible and it's a nice place to have lunch or sunbathe.

There are pretty ponds and several tea houses tucked away that do offer the traditional tea service ceremony at certain hours - check in advance. The gardens have a lot to offer - a rose show was happening when I was there, and some kind of country fair equivalent.

There's also a greenhouse for tropical plants and flowers with a waterfall that has free entry inside the park.

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奥特曼

Last November, was too great. Is located in the city centre so quiet and nice place, worth a visit! I went to the season of autumn tour leaves, gardens are dyed in red and yellow, it's so beautiful. Let me impress the greenhouse, wh...

Last November, was too great. Is located in the city centre so quiet and nice place, worth a visit! I went to the season of autumn tour leaves, gardens are dyed in red and yellow, it's so beautiful. Let me impress the greenhouse, which is full of tropical and subtropical plants, people are different.

去年11月去的,真是太赞了。位于市中心会却有这么宁静而怡人的地方,很值得一去!我去的时候正值秋季赏红叶的季节,庭园里几乎都被染成了红色和黄色的,真是太美了。让我印象深刻的还有温室,里面满是热带和亚热带植物,让人大开眼界。

VisitedDec 2012

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ROSE

Since the station walk about 15 minutes to reach Shinjuku Imperial garden, it is an oasis in the city, within the vast gardens planted with flowers and trees, we can but people forget the noise of the city, enjoying the natural place. Wh...

Since the station walk about 15 minutes to reach Shinjuku Imperial garden, it is an oasis in the city, within the vast gardens planted with flowers and trees, we can but people forget the noise of the city, enjoying the natural place. When I was in late March, was the cherry blossoms in full bloom period, very beautiful, is large in scale, are spectacular, and there are a lot of people to cherry.

自新宿站步行大约15分钟就能到达新宿御苑,这是一片城市中的绿洲,广阔的庭园内种满了各种花草树木,是可却让人暂时忘却城市的嘈杂,享受大自然的地方。我去的时候是三月下旬,正是樱花盛开的时期,非常漂亮,规模也很大,很壮观,有很多人来赏樱。

VisitedApr 2011

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伸入敌后

Shinjuku Imperial gardens in Tokyo cherry blossoms in San Diego, here used to be against people's Royal Queen's gardens. But is now fully open to the public, free entry to the garden party. Within the vast gardens, designed a W...

Shinjuku Imperial gardens in Tokyo cherry blossoms in San Diego, here used to be against people's Royal Queen's gardens. But is now fully open to the public, free entry to the garden party. Within the vast gardens, designed a Western style, Japan-style and Chinese-style gardens. Absolute sanctuary is. Apart from flowers in the Park walking, feeling the air, the environment is so refreshing.

新宿御园是东京赏樱花的圣地,这里过去曾是禁止一般人入场的皇室御用庭园。但现在完全对市民开放,可以随便入内游园。广阔的庭园内,设计有西洋风格、日本风格和中国风格的庭园。绝对是都会中的世外桃源。赏花之余在园内信步漫游,空气、环境真是让人感觉神清气爽。

VisitedMay 2010

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