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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden 新宿御苑
A short walk from Shinjuku Station, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is one of Tokyo's largest and most popular parks. It is a famous spot in spring to see the cherry blossoms as well as in autumn to see the leaves turn to shades of red, orange, and golden-yellow.
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The park is beautiful, there is no mistake, and a tranquil respite in busy Tokyo, but there are equally stunning parks and gardens with no cover charge. The cherry blossoms here are pretty. It is very busy during that period. The park has a lot of rules, including no bikes, scooters, no balls, no skipping ropes etc so not a good location for kids.
This park is absolutely beautiful. I'm not much of a park or nature person, but even I loved it. With only a small fee of 200 yen, you can see so many different gardens, relax, and get great pictures for your social media. English maps are also available if you ask.
Also, there are giant crows and ants that look like they could take off your head as you go further in, so do beware of those.
A gorgeous, vast park filled with various gardens in varying styles, from English to traditional Japanese.
There are vending machines and a visitor snack concession stand that also sells souvenirs .
When someone asks the crowd which season would be the best time to visit Japan, most of the people will probably say the season of Spring, because ...Read more