Shinjuku Central Park is the largest of the Shinjuku municipal parks and sits just west of the iconic Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building.

Shinjuku Central Park View Of Metro Gov Building
Shinjuku Central Park View Of Metro Gov Building

It is a fantastic green space near the Shinjuku skyscrapers in Nishi-Shinjuku, and is a familiar park to office workers in the area. Many dramas have been filmed here, so even those who have never been to this park may have seen it at least once.

The park has a grass plaza and a playground for children, and it is a rare place in the Shinjuku area where small children can play together.

Shinjuku Central Park in Summer
Shinjuku Central Park in Summer

The park’s symbolic “Shinjuku Niagara Falls” has appeared in TV dramas and animated special effects films, and is lit up during the year-end and New Year holidays, making it a good place to stroll while remembering those scenes.

Niagra Waterfall In Shinjuku Central Park
Niagra Waterfall In Shinjuku Central Park

In addition to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building’s Observation Decks right next door, the area is dotted with Tokyo tourist attractions such as Lumine the Yoshimoto and the infamous entertainment area of Kabukicho.


Park Name Shinjuku Central Park
Park Address 2-11-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Playground equipment Wooden combination playground equipment, spring playground equipment, slide, spring playground equipment
Facilities and equipment Basketball goal, water playground
Wooden combination playground equipment Wooden combination playground equipment Basketball goal
Shinjuku Niagara Falls Peace Bell Park Bridge
Promenade Lush greenery in the park Park Guide Map
Spring Playground Equipment Toddler Slide Swings
Ladder & Slider Whale playground equipment Cherry blossom viewing in spring

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