Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden



Name Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Category Botanical Garden
Address 11 Naito-machi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0014, Japan
Phone number 03(3341)1461
Admission Adults/JPY 500, Seniors (65 and over) 250,
Students 250
Children (junior high school students /15 and under) FREE


Main facilities Modern western-style garden, blends three distinct styles, French Formal Garden, English Landscape Garden and Japanese Traditional Garden. Green house
Other facilities Old Imperial rest house, Taowan pavillion (Kyu-Gryo-Tei)
Main flowers and plants Cherry (many variety), Azalea, Rose, Florists' daisy (Chrysanthemum), Autumn floiage
Recommended season All season
Brief explanation Shinjuku Gyoen was constructed on the site of a private mansion belonging to Lord Naito, a "daimyo"(feudal lord) of the Edo era, once developped as agricultural research center in1872 and reconstructed as an imperial garden in 1906, it was re-designated as a national garden after the Second World War and opened to the public in 1949. Although the garden located near shopping area of downtown “Shinjyuku area”, it has vast space with many kind of variety of Cherry blossom, rose and popular chrysanthemum exhibition beautiful autumn foliage, the garden is loved by many citizens. There is also a beautiful greenhouse with many tropical and subtropical flowers.
Remarks You can enjoy many kind of cherry varieties in many place in the garden, but drinking alcohol in the garden is prohibited.
Opening hours Every day, except every Mondays and 29th Dec. - 3rd Jan.
When Monday is a Japanese national holiday, the following weekday is closed. March25-April 24, Nov.1-Nov.15 Open every day. Open hours; from 9:00am to 16:30 (Oct1 to March 14, Open from 9:00am to 18:30 (July1-Aug.20), Open from 9:00am to 18:00 (March15 to June 30, Aug21-Sep. 30) (Entrance 30 min. before closing)
JR・KEIO・ODAKYU Lines Shinjuku sta. 10min. walk
SEIBU SHINJUKU Line Seibu-Shinjuku sta.15min. walk.
Fukutoshin Line(Subway) Shinjuku-sanchome sta.5min. walk.
Marunouchi Line(Subway) Shinjuku-gyoemmae sta. "Exit1" 5min. walk
Toei Shinjuku Line(Subway) Shinjuku-sanchome sta. 5min. walk
Marunouchi Line(Subway) Shinjuku-gyoemmae sta. "Exit2" 5min. walk
JR Soubu Line Sendagaya sta. 5min. walk
Toei Oedo Line(Subway) Kokuritsu-kyogijo sta. 5min. walk
Car park information Parking Time 6:30am-9:00pm (Last entry 9:00pm. You can leave the parking anytime, 24hours a day.) Open all year round.
Car (200 spaces)
[Parking Fee for garden visitors] \600 for the first 2 hours, and \200 per additional 30 minutes. A maximum fee is \2,400 per day (until midnight of the day)
Official website English
Official web in Japanese 日本語公式ウェブページ

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