Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Origin of Tokyo greenery

Old Green
Green of tradition and history

Located in the middle of the Shinjuku metropolitan area, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden has all sorts of flowers that bloom with the changing of the four seasons. Here you can view trees with new green leaves in the spring or the red and yellow leaves of autumn. The garden is famous for Japanese traditional garden and the western garden coexist in harmony. The gardens have functioned as gardens for the Imperial Household.

Best cherry tree garden in the city has more cherry trees and varieties than any other. The tree in the photograph is a weeping cherry.
Early spring in which plum trees bloom, early summer in which yellow polar trees produce comfortable shade on the green lawns, autumn with its beautiful red and yellow leaves and winter in which the garden scenery is covered in snow. The garden enables visitors to experience the garden charm in each of the four seasons.

Photo Spot

Forest of coniferous cypress and deciduous tall trees has some that reach the height of 35m from the ground. They are in the area called “MOTHER AND CHILD’S FOREST.” The roots protruding from the ground are aerial roots called “cypress knees.” They make impressive photos.

Something Green

Tartan-checked shopping bag of Isetan Shinjuku Store close to Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden. Enjoy a box lunch in the garden.

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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External Links
Access
JR Shinjuku Sta. , JR Sendagaya Sta. Shinjuku-sanchome Subway Sta.(M09,F13,S02) Shinjuku-gyoenmae Sta.(M10)
Admission
Adult ¥200, Elementary / Junior high school students ¥50, Free for Infants
※Bringing and drinking alcohol, using toys, sports equipment and playing musical instrument are prohibited in the garden.

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