Kansen-en Park is a daimyo’s garden developed in the Shimizu family’s Address, one of the three Tokugawa lords (Gosanke).
It is a circular garden with spring water ponds and waterfalls formed by using the difference in the terrain.
After the war, it was developed as a municipal park and became the only garden of its kind in Shinjuku City.
Various flowers and plants are planted around the pond, and the garden is colorful in each of the four seasons.
The garden is especially famous for its autumn foliage, which attracts many visitors during the season.
How To Get To Kansen-en Park
- 15 minutes on foot from Edogawabashi Station Exit 1A on the Yurakucho Line.
- Or 5-minute walk from Menkeibashi Station on Toden Arakawa Line.
- Or About 7 minutes on foot from Waseda Station on the Tozai Line.
Places To Visit Near Kansen-en Park
- 100m > Mizuinari Shrine: There is a belief that if you touch the fox’s body before touching your own, it will ease the pain in your body.
- 400m > Dr. Tsubouchi Theatre Museum: Founded to celebrate the completion of the translation of the complete works of Shakespeare by Dr. Shoyo Tsubouchi
- 600m > Ana Hachimangu shrine: Shrine dedicated to Hachiman famous for horse archery
Kansen-en Park Information
|7:00-19:00 (until 17:00 from November to February)
|without a holiday
|3-5 Nishi-Waseda, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
|03-3344-3160(Shinjuku City Tourist Association)