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3173 Midoricho, Tachikawa 190-8530, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 42-528-1751
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I fell in love at first sight with everything I saw when I entered this park for the first time in the fall. The trees change color beautifully. This is one of the parks that you must visit in Tokyo. The park is very spacious...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kelvinprs28
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived here at the peak of autumn color. The main ginkgo tree avenue was as beautiful as the pictures online. Because of its location, there are fewer tourists than Tokyo center and we could experience first hand the beautiful yellow color that fills the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Nhat L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible beauty, even after the cherry blossoms start to fade. The tulips are simply gorgeous. Walk slowly, stop for tea, and enjoy the serenity that this beautiful park has to offer.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank sethviebrock
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have again visited Showa Kinen Park by early November, the rolls of Ginkgo turned into yellow and we took chance to take photos there. The Japan Garden at the other end of the Park was also beautiful. Highly recommended to others but visitors should...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Reviewed November 6, 2018

A big park, there's something for everyone. Lots of things to do like row boats, basketball court, football, golf and petanque. There's a barbeque area near the gingko avenue. There's something to enjoy in all 4 seasons. The waterpark is only open in summer though....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank purrlocked
Reviewed September 20, 2018

I am a maniac about parks and wherever I travel I check out local parks if I can. I have also lived in Tokyo for many years and consider myself to be a Tokyo park cognoscenti. I could not say that Showa Kinen Koen is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
5  Thank Jason R
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Ran a half marathon in the park in January 2018, nice course with gentle hills. After the race, my partner and I enjoyed walking around the park and taking in the sites. In the spring the flowers are wonderful and it makes for a great...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Norsesamurai
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Showa Kinen is one of the biggest parks in the area that I have been to. There are loads of activities and plenty of nature to enjoy. There are bike rentals, boat rentals on the pond and a park “train” ride. There is also a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank MakoaVC
Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

I came here with my colleagues and their family members on a Sun. Before going there, I only know we are going there to BBQ. After entered the park, then I realized that there are much more things to do there! You can cycle, ride...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Kenneth L
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

No one can take away the smile that each flower brings to your face. You will definitely enjoy the views. You can also play with your pets and kids. The park is stunning.

Date of experience: May 2018
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