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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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11 Naitocho, Shinjuku 160-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Beautiful, cheap walk through the national garden. 250 yen flat rate for a walk through this huge park! We went in winter, which meant brown grass and not much flowering and it was still beautiful. The best part was the greenhouse. A huge greenhouse full...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed yesterday

Beautiful garden ii the middle of the city with lots of variety. Totally worth the entry fee. I spent a lot of time here, b/c there was so much to see.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank faySR
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A beautiful quiet haven in the heart of the city. The formal gardens are stunning and the park was full of local people enjoying the spring sunshine and early blossoms. From here it was an easy walk to Shinjuku or Harajuku - so great location...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank stc8190
Reviewed 3 days ago

Absolutely beautiful gardens. Kept in pristine condition. So worth the very cheap entry fee, and a great way to escape the noise and the activity of downtown Tokyo!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank James Q
Reviewed 4 days ago

We went in winter, so there wasn't much to see, but it was still very well kept, and a nice walk around. The greenhouse as well had lots to see, and flowers and plants were in bloom there so definitely worth a visit. Given the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 1887BFC
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This was my second visit to Shinjuku Gyoen as I got the chance to visit in 2017 and had to come again. Entry is cheap but so worth a visit. The greenhouse is fantastic at all times of year though plants do bloom seasonally so...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went early one morning right in the middle of sakura season. We arrived at the main entrance which was very crowded. As you enter the park people start to spread out, but many go for the area with a lot of sakura trees. As...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank HeatherJMB
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there in May and the place is beautiful! Their Japanese gardens are very very nice and they have small pocket areas where families could have a picnic. It's a nice place to spend the day just looking at the trees, sceneries and relaxing. There...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 302rubyl
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This park is amazingly well kept and beautiful. This is an oasis in the hustle and bustle of Shinjuku. Amazing greenhouse and huge ponds to see all for a nominal fee.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Chris M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here at to see the cherry blossoms, and it was beautiful. It’s quite a large park, so there were some places that weren’t too crowded, and others that were. There were places where there were so many blossoms on the ground that the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank mpile13
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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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8 February 2019|
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Response from 876karinas | Reviewed this property |
I did not notice as did not need one sorry
Danielle P
25 January 2019|
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Response from Cholo_Juan | Reviewed this property |
Hi Danielle, your best option is to walk and enjoy the experience, however if that is not an option grab a taxi, japaneses taxis are cheap a trip of that distance in a standard taxi should cost around 1500 Yen or USD... More
19 November 2018|
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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