Parks and gardens in Tokyo

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Tokyo, Japan contains many parks and gardens.

Urban parks and gardens[edit]

Rose garden in Jindai Botanical Garden
Lotus flowers in Shakujii Park
Park Location Year of opening
as a public park
Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park Minato 1934
Asukayama Park Kita 1873
Chinzan-so Garden Bunkyō
East Garden of the Imperial Palace Chiyoda 1968
Hamarikyu Gardens Chūō 1946
Himonya Park Meguro
Hibiya Park Chiyoda 1903
Inokashira Park Kichijōji 1918
Jindai Botanical Garden Chōfu 1961
Kamezuka Koen Minato
Kansen-en Park Shinjuku
Kasai Rinkai Park Edogawa 1989
Kiba Park
Kinuta Park Setagaya 1957
Kitanomaru Park Chiyoda 1969
Kiyosumi Garden Fukagawa 1932
Koishikawa Botanical Garden Bunkyō 1877[1]
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden Bunkyō
Komaba Park Meguro 1975
Komazawa Olympic Park Setagaya and Meguro 1964
Kyu-Furukawa Gardens
Kyu-Iwasaki-tei Garden Taitō
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden Chūō 1924
Meguro Sky Garden Meguro 2013
Meiji Shrine Inner Garden
Meiji Shrine Outer Garden Shinjuku and Minato 1926
Miyashita Park Shibuya 1930
Mizumoto Park Katsushika 1965
Mukōjima-Hyakkaen Garden Sumida-ku 1939
Ōkuma Garden Shinjuku
Rikugien Garden Bunkyō 1938[2]
Shakujii Park Nerima 1959
Shiba Park Minato 1873
Shin-Edogawa Garden Bunkyō
Shinjuku Central Park Shinjuku
Shinjuku Gyoen Shinjuku 1949
Showa Memorial Park Tachikawa
Sumida Park
Tonogayato Garden Kokubunji 1979
Ueno Park Ueno 1873
Yokoamicho Park Sumida
Yoyogi Park Shibuya 1967

Flowers[edit]

Type of flower Blooming season Locations
Ume blossoms February–March Yoshino Baigo in Ome, Mukōjima-Hyakkaen Garden, Hanegi Park in Umegaoka
Cherry blossoms (sakura) Late March – early April Ueno Park and Shinobazu Pond, Yoyogi Park, Shinjuku Gyoen, Inokashira Park in Kichijōji, Chidorigafuchi Imperial Palace moat near the Budokan, Meguro River, Aoyama Cemetery, Sumida Park and River near Asakusa, International Christian University
Wisteria Late April – early May Kameido Tenjin Shrine in Koto Ward
Azaleas Late April – early May Nezu Shrine, East Garden of the Imperial Palace, Shiofune Kannon Temple in Ome
Roses mid – late May Jindai Botanical Garden in Chōfu
Irises early – mid June Meiji Shrine, Horikiri Iris Garden
Hydrangeas June–July Takahata Fudo Temple, Hino

National parks[edit]

There are four national parks in Tokyo Prefecture:

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Year given to University of Tokyo
  2. ^ Year donated to city government

External links[edit]

Media related to Parks in Tokyo at Wikimedia Commons