Parks and gardens in Tokyo
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Urban parks and gardens
|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|
There are four national parks in Tokyo Prefecture:
- Chichibu Tama Kai National Park, in Nishitama and spilling over into Yamanashi and Saitama Prefectures
- Meiji no Mori Takao Quasi-National Park, around Mount Takao to the south of Hachioji.
- Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park, which includes all of the Izu Islands.
- Ogasawara National Park. As of 2006, efforts were being made to make Ogasawara National Park a UNESCO natural World Heritage Site.
- Year given to University of Tokyo
- Year donated to city government
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