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Address: 11 Naitocho, Shinjuku 160-0014, Tokyo Prefecture
Phone Number: +81 3-3350-0151
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首都圏のオアシス Oasis for a metropolitan area

東京は、安全で快適、かつ刺激的な都市ですが、緑が少ないのが欠点です。しかし、この新宿御苑は、例外的に豊かな自然環境が維持されている公園です。あなたが自然な環境で一休みしたいと思った時には、ぜひこの公園にお立ち寄りください。春と秋は、気候も良く、さまざまな花々が咲いていますので、特にお勧めです。ただし、4月上旬頃は花見客で大混雑しますので、この時期は、午前中の... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama, Japan
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Kawaguchi-shi, Saitama, Japan
17 reviews 17 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

東京は、安全で快適、かつ刺激的な都市ですが、緑が少ないのが欠点です。しかし、この新宿御苑は、例外的に豊かな自然環境が維持されている公園です。あなたが自然な環境で一休みしたいと思った時には、ぜひこの公園にお立ち寄りください。春と秋は、気候も良く、さまざまな花々が咲いていますので、特にお勧めです。ただし、4月上旬頃は花見客で大混雑しますので、この時期は、午前中の訪問が良いと思います。また、酒の持ち込みは禁止されていますので、ご注意を! Tokyo is safe, comfortable and exciting city, but has little natural environment. However, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden exceptionally maintains beautiful natural scenery. In case you want to rest in the bosom of nature, why don't you stop by it? In particular, it's good season to visit here in spring and autumn because various flowers bloom one after another. Only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

A very interesting and beautiful garden with a Japanese, English and French section. I visited when the cherries blossomed but it is so well designed I am sure it is a delight all year round. Very well maintained and plants are marked in Japanese, but botanical names are also given in roman letters. With so many languages in the world... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Beautiful park with a lot of Cherry blossom, the Japanese Garden and the Tea house where also worth to see. A little rain but still good family time, close to Sendagaya subway station and close to a very famous Takeshita street. I ate a really good crepes in Takeshita street.

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

It is rated as one of Japan's best and is worth the rating. The three gardens, especially the Japanese are worth the tiMe.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

If you're into gardens and you're ion Tokyo at cherry blossom time this was one to see. So many different varieties-some in mass plantings, some on the edge of the lovely lawn area. I wasn't so impressed with the Japanese garden but the bare Sycamore trees were stunning and I'm sure the formal French garden would be beautiful in summer.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Vegetation was beautiful. Park benches ideal for reading and big grounds for picnics. Being tourists, we wish there were English description of trees/flowers.

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Los Angeles, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

We visited here twice during cherry blossom peak. Wonderful park with wide open grassy areas, ponds, and hundreds of cherry trees. The park is so big that even with thousands of visitors, it doesn't seem crowded

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Bali, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Come here during spring. Place to be alone or to have picnic during spring under the sakura tree. Beautiful place to be. Even the local love this place. Romantic place for couples. Photographers find this place really lovely. Stretch your legs.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

This place is huge and we did not managed to venture the whole area. We were there during the Sakura season thus the flowers are all blooming and very nice colours. There plenty of space to lay down your picnic mat and basket and enjoy the moment.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

I went here with my friend to see Sakura few month ago , it is the think you must see in your life , lovely flower , it makes me feel nice after stress work.the only thing can complaint is so many people in the same place , I can undertand why , it tell us how much Beautiful sakura... More 

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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 cherry-blossom viewing in March and April. In Shinjuku, many restaurants operate all night, and districts such as Omoide Yokocho (Memory Lane) or Shinjuku Golden Machi have back streets filled with tiny restaurants and bars that reflect each owner’s unique taste and style.