The “Shinjuku Gyoen” (the Shijuku Imperial Garden) is the garden located close to Shinjuku Station. You don’t think that it is in the noise and bustle of the large city, and it is filled with natural beauty such as lush greenery space.
Here is a garden among the trees more than 10,000, you can enjoy seasonal nature. It is called “The Urban Oasis”.
In the Edo era, it was a mansion of the Shinshu (Nagano) feudal lord Naitos here.
A part of the land is the agricultural experiment station in the Meiji era, and it became the demesne of the Crown afterwards. It was completed as an Imperial Family garden in 1906, and came to be opened to the public in postwar period.
In the site of area 583,000 square meters, there are skillfully designed gardens like “Japanese garden”, “French style garden”, “British landscape garden”.
A spring cherry tree and the autumn colored leaves are famous, too, it becomes the place of recreation and relaxation for people as an oasis of the downtown area
Approximately 65 kinds, 1,100 cherry trees full of characteristics bloom in spring. Because anthesis varies according to a kind, you can enjoy various cherry trees for a long term.
From the end of March to the beginning of April, approximately 400 Somei-Yoshino cherry trees and approximately 20 kinds 300 Yae-zakura blossoms (double cherry blossom) are at in full bloom from the beginning of April to the end of April.
|Name:||Shinjuku Gyoen (Shinjuku Imperial Gardens)|
|Adresse:||Naitomachi 11 Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0014 Japan|
|Access:||Tokyo Metro Marunouchi-sen Line “Shinjuku Gyoen mae-eki Station” (5 minutes walk)|
|Tel:||(+81)3-3350-0151 (Shinjuku Gyoen Management Offie)|
|Price:||200 yen (Adult)
50 yen (Under 12 years old)
Free (Under 6 years old)