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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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11 Naitocho, Shinjuku 160-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-3350-0151
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All reviews cherry blossoms beautiful park green house tea house sakura season full bloom sakura trees busy city small entrance fee an oasis huge park the hustle and bustle couple of hours peaceful place few hours walk around nice walk
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The park is about 15 minutes walk from Shinjuku Train station. There is a small entrance fee to the park. The queue was long but very fast. So we managed to get in after waiting for 10 minutes. I have 3 grandchildren with me and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Noseason
Reviewed 5 days ago

This garden offers a break from the busy streets of Tokyo. Walk around and appreciate its beauty that adults and kids will enjoy. Picnic in the park is a very good bonding moment for the family.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Daeng2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We have a family tradition of picnics in the park while travelling. While not set up with tables and chairs we found a park bench and enjoyed our picnic, with some amusement from locals. Walked the whole park and loved it, although it is a...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Kerry H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

A truly beautiful garden. Love the scenery. Go during spring or autumn will be the best to see the maple leaves..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank sarmizank
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Such a peaceful place, considering the big city life on the outside. 200 yen per person entry fee and well worth it. Seems like a small space at first, but if gets bigger at every turn. We spent about 90 minutes exploring the lakes, gardens...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank deanjohnl
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a nice place to walk near Shinjuku station. Manicured well maintained Japanese gardens. Also a good place to see Japanese culture and people on the weekends.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank JKPImageFusion
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very beautiful, very large park. It’s a perfect place to relax in the middle of a busy city, but I’d definitely recommend checking opening times and planning out your visit if you want to walk through the whole thing. (We got in the afternoon and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Vivian D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice Japanese garden, many walks paths and great atmosphere. There is plants, water, bridges and stones

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Liaworld
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed a lovely walk around here one Saturday afternoon. The Garden was beautiful with autumn colours when we went - a stunning oasis in the middle of the city. There is also a greenhouse to explore with tropical flowers. There are a few cafes...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 327sunnyr
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to just stroll around. It was late November so I manage to see autumn leaves. They have different types of garden so do check it out!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Min97
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Shinjuku is the commuting capital of Tokyo, and
contains the busiest train station in the world. To
the west, there's an office district with the Tokyo
Metropolitan Government Office at its center. To the
east, there’s a district with long-established
department stores, cinemas and theaters. Shinjuku
Gyoen is a park originally built as the garden for the
Imperial Household. It is quite famous as a venue for
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18 November 2018|
Response from MichiganjimMI | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I don’t know and we didn’t see anything about it. At this time they are holding the chrysanthemum festival. Either way it was so peaceful and gorgeous. You don’t even know you are in a huge city
3 September 2018|
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Response from AussieRhys | Reviewed this property |
Hey Nick, tourist attractions in Japan are always very busy (compared to Australia) and this park is no exception. The day of the week might make a big difference so I’d suggest maybe a weekday over a weekend. If you arrive... More
1 April 2018|
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Response from BlackMambaNumberFive | Reviewed this property |
The dark pink blossoms stay for a few more weeks. So Shinjuku Gyoen will do just fine :)