Shinjuku Gyoen is a garden in the heart of shinjuku where visitors can enjoy a variety of styles including a Japanese garden, French-style landscaped garden and English landscape garden.

The garden was originally created as an imperial garden, but was opened as a national park after the war. The former resting place of the imperial family in the garden is designated as an important cultural property.

The park is famous for its beautiful scenery from season to season, especially cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves in fall.

There are also events such as nature classes for parents and children and photo and painting exhibitions in the art gallery.

Shinjuku gyoen Park japanese Garden
Shinjuku gyoen Park japanese Garden

Details

NameShinjuku Gyoen
新宿御苑
business hours9:00 – 16:30 (Admission until 16:00)
*Depends on each facility.
business holidayMondays (or the following day if Monday is a national holiday), Year-end and New Year holidays (12/29 – 1/3)
Open every day from 3/25 to 4/24 and 11/1 to 11/15.
feeAdults (15 years and older) 200 yen, Elementary and junior high school students 50 yen, Free for infants and younger
residence11 Naito-cho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
telephone number03-3350-0151

Directions

  • 5 minutes walk from Sendagaya Station on Chuo Line.
  • 5 minutes walk from Shinjuku-Gyoenmae Exit 1 on Marunouchi Line.
  • 10 minutes walk from South Exit of JR Shinjuku Station.

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