A garden that’s equally beautiful both in spring and autumn- Shinjuku Gyoen is the largest leisure park in Tokyo. It’s the perfect place to escape from the chaotic reality for a while when in Tokyo.
Where is Shinjuku Gyoen?
A bit from its history…
During the Edo Period, this was the Tokyo residence of the Feudal Lord. Then it was declared a botanical garden, and then, the recreation park for the Imperial Family. In 1949, the park was rebuilt as a public park.
Its types of gardens
Everyone falls in love with the Japanese landscape garden first. Then you come across the French garden and the English landscape garden. All these gardens have open lawns and forested areas for you to enjoy.
Things to explore
Do not forget to explore the amazing greenhouse that features many tropical and subtropical flowers. There is also an art gallery, an information centre, and a restaurant to serve the visitors who come to adore the park.