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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

Despite having very little time here (got in at 4pm when the park closed at 4:30pm), was impressed by both the Japanese and French gardens! Would have loved to have more time here - very tranquil and beautiful. The signage from the train station was...More

Thank Sarika M
Reviewed 3 days ago

We absolutely loved our visit to the park. You should go after a hectic day of shopping or visiting sites because it is so beautifully calm. Such a lovely place to relax and unwind on a beautiful day. Make sure to go early and enjoy...More

Thank KetutZZ2015
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you want to get a moment of greenery and tranquility, you can go to this Park. In mid February we witness an early Sakura blossom, we were so lucky. Also, when the sky was blue, it was a perfect match to take stunning photos....More

Thank Edward L
Reviewed 4 days ago

Although the park is closed on Mondays, I came on a national holiday and found it open. This large park in the heart of Tokyo has more than a hundred acres of gardens in various styles. I enjoyed the Japanese garden with ponds, bridges, and...More

Thank GoAlong2
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful places I've been. Took my time and relaxed and had lunch so I would say it was about a 3 hour morning. Still didn't see everything. Very well cared for and maintained. Be sure to walk through the green house.

Thank Donald B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed a relaxing day, after a long flight, wandering round these lovely gardens. Small admission charge.

Thank Jeff2727_10
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nothing special about the park. Just a lovely Japanese park where you can have a day break at some point. Not very big as it shows like you can fully cover it in like an hour or two.

Thank Mahmoud E
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The entry fee is well worth it. This place is incredibly beautifully manicured and kept, and because entry is not free, it isn't too busy. A very relaxing and calming way to spend some time with nature in this concrete jungle. You can ask for...More

Thank mobetrotter
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's quite a big site, so you can walk around just for sightseeing. Toilets there are good and there are some cafees. Great place for a family or a couple to go for a picnic. Entrance fee

Thank Sjur H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The grounds were massive with areas like open fields, a big pond containing carp & turtles with bridges to walk over, a traditional Japanese garden and tea house , also a cafe just to name a few. It was much bigger than we imagined. Entry...More

Thank Lisa H
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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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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 :)
26 March 2018|
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Response from Judy C | Reviewed this property |
Stayed at Citidines Hotel Shinjuku 5 minutes walk from train station, supermarket, gardens. Very central see my review. We travelled by train everywhere except a day tour to Mt Fuji.