List of 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
Area (sq. meters) Remarks
Arakawa Nature Park Arakawa 1974 61,068 Largest park in Arakawa Ward
Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park Minato 1934 67,131 Largest park in Minato Ward
Asukayama Park Kita 1873 73,000 Largest park in Kita Ward
Chinzan-so Garden Bunkyō 1952
Chihaya Flower Park Toshima 1990 5,542
Chūō Park Kita 1958 65,620
East Garden of the Imperial Palace Chiyoda 1968 210,000
Egota-no-Mori Park Nakano 1971 60,224 Largest park in Nakano Ward
Heiwa-no-Mori Park Ōta 1982 99,000 Largest park wholly in Ōta Ward
Hibiya Park Chiyoda 1903 161,636
Hikarigaoka Park Nerima 1974 607,823 Largest park in Nerima Ward
Himonya Park Meguro 1933 43,533
Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park Toshima 1970 3,123
Inokashira Park Kichijōji 1918 385,844
Itabashi Traffic Park Itabashi 1968 7,725
Jindai Botanical Garden Chōfu 1961 425,433
Jōhoku-Chūō Park Itabashi and Nerima 1957 262,369
Kamezuka Koen Minato 1945 9,183
Kansen-en Park Shinjuku 1969 14,000
Kasai Rinkai Park Edogawa 1989 805,861 Largest park in Edogawa Ward
Kiba Park Kōtō 1992 238,711
Kinshi Park Sumida 1928 56124
Kinuta Park Setagaya 1957 391,777 Largest park in Setagaya Ward
Kitanomaru Park Chiyoda 1969 193,297
Kiyosumi Garden Fukagawa 1932 37,434
Koishikawa Botanical Gardens Bunkyō 1877[1] 161,588 Largest gardens in Bunkyō Ward
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden Bunkyō 1938 70,847
Komaba Park Meguro 1975 40,400
Komazawa Olympic Park Setagaya and Meguro 1964 413,537
Kyu-Furukawa Gardens Kita 1956 30,780
Kyu-Iwasaki-tei Garden Taitō 2001 16,912
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden Chūō 1924 42,035
Meguro Sky Garden Meguro 2013 75,000
Meiji Shrine Inner Garden Shibuya 83,000
Meiji Shrine Outer Garden Shinjuku and Minato 1926
Mejiro-no-Mori Toshima 1997 3,201
Minami-Nagasaki Sports Park Toshima 2013 12,226 Largest park in Toshima Ward
Miyashita Park Shibuya 1930 10,808
Mizumoto Park Katsushika 1965 921,539 Largest park in Tokyo's 23 wards
Mukōjima-Hyakkaen Garden Sumida 1939 8,718
Ōkuma Garden Shinjuku 3,000
Ōi Futō Chūō Kaihin Park Shinagawa and Ōta 1978 454,271 Largest park in Shinagawa Ward
Rikugien Garden Bunkyō 1938[2] 87,809
Shakujii Park Nerima 1959 223,785
Saigōyama Park Meguro 1981 10,549 Largest park wholly in Meguro Ward
Shin-Edogawa Garden Bunkyō 1961 500
Shinjuku Central Park Shinjuku 1968 88,065
Shinjuku Gyoen Shinjuku and Shibuya 1949 583,000 Largest park in Shinjuku Ward
Showa Memorial Park Tachikawa 1983 165,300
Sumida Park Sumida and Taitō 1931 107,797
Tetsugaku-dō Park Nakano and Shinjuku 1904 52,494
Toneri Park Adachi 1940 628,603 Largest park in Adachi Ward
Tonogayato Garden Kokubunji 1979 21,124
Ueno Park Taitō 1873 538,506 Largest park in Taitō Ward
Yokoamicho Park Sumida 1930 195,780
Yoyogi Park Shibuya 1967 541,000 Largest park in Shibuya Ward
Yumenoshima Park Kōtō 1978 433,212 Largest park in Kōtō Ward

Note: Figures in bold are approximate values.

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 Kōtō 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