Shinjuku Gyoen is a big garden located on border of Shinjuku and Shibuya and is under the control of Japanese government. It’s one of the most famous and popular garden for sightseeing in Tokyo. Shinjuku Gyoen consists of three part of areas, Japanese garden, United Kingdom garden and French garden in 58 ha (580,000㎡) of ground. Over 10,000 trees including 1300 cherry trees are planted in here. Many people come here to enjoy watching cherry blossom every Spring.
The best way to enjoy this Japanese garden is walk around the pond, Tamamo-Ike.
There are many roses are planted, and they show us a breathtaking garden view.
It’s amazing there is such a huge garden in the big city Tokyo!
inside of a hothouse
You can get Shinjuku Gyoen from Shinjuku Station or Sendagaya Station on JR Soubu line on foot.
Address : 11 Naitoumachi, Shinjuku, Tokyo 160-0014
Admission fee : 200yen, approximately 2 dollars