Inokashira Park, Tokyo
Inogashira Park is the park of the vast site which is full of nature. The Inokashira pond which exists at the center of the park has a long and slender form, and is flowing out as the Kanda-gawa River from the southeast end. There are cherry blossoms around the pond, and many people visit in the spring in order to see the beautiful appearance blooming out towards the pond. Moreover, many migratory birds pass the winter in a pond in winter.
The rich spring water of the Inokashira pond has been an indispensable source of water for people’s lives since ancient times. This neighborhood is the area where the Tokugawa successive generation general enjoyed falconry. There is also an opinion that Ieyasu praised it as noted water, or Iemitsu named the Inokashira pond.
There are mini amusement parks, stadiums and outdoor stages, and various events are also held. It is a 1-minute walk from Inokashira Park Station and a 5-minute walk from Kichijoji Station. This is also a place for lovers date and a place for relaxation with families. It is the park that is often used for filming dramas and movies.
In addition, there are zoo and water biology garden in the park, if you extend a little foot, there are spacious lawn, ground, tennis court. Furthermore, there is also the famous “Mitaka no Mori Ghibli Museum”, it is a great sightseeing spot.
All the year round, whenever you may go out, the Inogashira Park has various pleasure, but the most popular season is spring when a cherry tree blooms. It is also chosen as “one of the best Cherry Blossom 100 Selections in Japan”.
Especially the cherry tree reflected in the pond is very brilliant, and many people visit here during this period to see the cherry blossoms. Since it is located in a suburb of Tokyo, it is also attractive that there is less congestion than the Ueno Park which is a famous place of a cherry tree.
|Address:||Gotenyama 1-18-31 Musashino, Tokyo 180-0005 Japan|
|Access:||JR Chuo-honsen Line “Kichijoji-eki” Station (8 minutes walk)|
|Tel:||(+81) 422-47-6900 (Inokashira Park Management Office)|