TOKYO GARDENS

Tokyo Gardens - Guide to Tokyo Gardens including detailed descriptions and hundreds of pictures of Tokyo Gardens.

Included in our guide to Tokyo Gardens are public parks and traditional Japanese gardens. See also our guide to Tokyo Cherry Blossom which provides information on the best Tokyo Gardens and other locations for viewing cherry blossom in early April.

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Tokyo Gardens - Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Aoyama Cemetery
Aoyama Cemetery, in Minato Tokyo, was Japan's first public cemetery. Today Aoyama Cemetery is a popular location for viewing cherry blossom in early April....

Asukayama Park
Asukayama Park is one of the major cherry blossom viewing spots in Tokyo. Yoshimune Tokugawa facilitated and opened Asukayama Park to the public as a part of his reformation in Edo Period. A...

Avenue of Gingko Trees - Meiji Jingu Gaien
Avenue of Gingko Trees - Meiji Jingu Gaien is one of the best places in Tokyo to see the stunning red, orange and yellow autumn leaves. The avenue lined with 146 Ginko trees is located with...

Chinzan-so Garden

Chinzan-so Garden
Chinzan-so Garden is a beautiful tradtional Japanese garden, in Bunkyo Ward Tokyo. Today Chinzan-so Garden is primarily the garden of a restaurant and conference center, which covers 6.6 hec...

Hamarikyu Gardens

Hamarikyu Gardens
Hamarikyu Gardens is a landscaped garden around the central Shioiri Pond and is a designated Special Place of Scenic Beauty. Hamarikyu Gardens features cherry blossom in spring time and Autu...

Hibiya Koen

Hibiya Koen
Hibiya Koen (Park) is in the central Tokyo ward of Chiyoda, close to many of the government buildings. This makes Hibiya Koen very popular park on week days with office workers. On weekends ...

Higashi Ayase Park
Higashi Ayase Park is a large park in Adachi Ward of Tokyo, which features a baseball ground, indoor swimming pool complex and a Japanese garden. At the end of the long linear section of Hig...

Horikiri Shobu En
Horikiri Shobu En (Horikiri Iris Garden) is a garden filled with Japanese iris neaxt to the Ayase River, in the Katsushika Ward of north eastern Tokyo. Horikiri Shobu En features over 6,000 ...

Inokashira Park

Inokashira Park
Inogashira Park across Musashino and Mitaka in western Tokyo is a public park given to the people by the emperor in 1913 as the Inokashira Imperial Gift Park. Inogashira Park features a larg...

Jindai Botanical Garden
Jindai Botanical Garden is at the edge of the Musashino plateau just above Jindaiji Temple in Chofu, Tokyo. Each of the 30 areas within Jindai Botanical Garden features different varieties o...

Johoku Chuo Park
Johoku Chuo Park is a sports park with a baseball field and athletics track in Itabashi Ward Tokyo. Johoku Chuo Park also contains the Moro Ruins which contain stone age recliecs and is a de...

Kaihin Park

Kaihin Park
Kaihin Park in Odaiba is a seaside park which features one of two beaches in mainland Tokyo, but swimming is not recommended as the water is rather polluted. Along the beach runs a boardwalk...

Kasai Rinkai Park

Kasai Rinkai Park
Kasai Rinkai Park includes Tokyo Sea Life Park, Kasai Rinkai Park Ferris Wheel and a bird sanctuary, and was built on reclaimed land that includes two manmade islands, a viewing tower and a ...

Kiba Park
Kiba Park is a public park in Koto Tokyo, which features open space for events, tennis courts, playgrounds, walking jogging paths and BBQ facilities. Kiba Park is divided into two parts, nor...

Kinuta Park
Kinuta Park is in Setagaya, Tokyo. Kinuta Park is famous for is cherry blossom (sakura) viewing. Kinuta Park has at least three varieties Someyoshino, Yamazakura, and Yaezakura, which makes ...

Kitanomaru Park

Kitanomaru Park
Kitanomaru Park is next to Tokyo Imperial Palace East Gardens in central Tokyo. Walking through Kitanomaru Park is a pleasant and convenient way to get to Yasukuni Shrine. Kitanomaru Park fe...

Kiyosumi Gardens
Kiyosumi Gardens is a traditional Kaiyu-shiki-teien style (strolling) Japanese garden in the Fukagawa District of the Koto Ward Tokyo. Kiyosumi Gardens, which covers 81,000 square meters, wa...

Koganei Park
Koganei Park is the second largest park in Tokyo and extends over four cities; Koganei, Kodaira, Nishitokyo and Musashino. Koganei Park is most famous for its cherry blossom in April and is ...

Koishikawa Botanical Garden
Koishikawa Botanical Garden, also known as Tokyo University Botanical Garden, is a Botanical Garden affiliated with the Department of Chemistry and School of Science at the University of Tok...

Koishikawa Korakuen Garden

Koishikawa Korakuen Garden
Koishikawa Korakuen Garden is a beautiful historic Japanese garden close to Tokyo University, who now owns the park, in the Bunkyo ward of Tokyo. Yorifusa Mito, a Daimyo, started constructio...

Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden

Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden
Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden is one of the two surviving Edo Period Japanese gardens in Tokyo. Kyu Shiba Rikyu Garden, also known as Kyu Shiba Rikyu Onshi Teien (Former Shiba Villa Gardens), is ju...

Mizumoto Park
Mizumoto Park, also known as Metropolitan Mizumoto Park and Mizumoto City Park, is the largest park in Tokyo covering over 92 hectares (227 acres). Mizumoto Park, which was established in 19...

Nanushino Taki Park
Nanushino Taki Park in Kishimachi District, Kita Ward Tokyo, features three waterfalls which are part of the famous Seven Falls of Oji as depicted by Hiroshige. Nanushino Taki Park was once ...

Otsuka Senju Cemetery
Otsuka Senju Cemetery, Bunkyo Ward central Tokyo contains the graves of many Scholars of Confucianism from the Edo Period....

Rikugien Garden

Rikugien Garden
Rikugien Garden is a beautiful traditional Japanese garden established in 1702 (Edo Period) along with the villa for Yoshiyasu Yanagisawa, which features the six elements from Japanese trad...

Shiba Park
Shiba Park is a park in Minato Ward, Tokyo, built around the temple of Zojoji. The park is between the Minato Ward offices and the Tokyo Tower. Many of the footpaths in the park offer exce...

Shin-Edogawa Garden

Shin-Edogawa Garden
Shin-Edogawa Garden is a beautiful tradtional Japanese garden, in Bunkyo Ward Tokyo. The Shin-Edogawa Garden, New Edo River Garden, is derived from the garden's close proximity to the Kanda ...

Shinjuku Central Park

Shinjuku Central Park
Shinjuku Central Park is a functional park, which is very popular with the many office workers from the surrounding skyscrapers in Nishi-Shinjuku District. Shinjuku Central Park features a f...

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a large park and one of the most beautiful in Tokyo featuring Japanese, French and English styles. With 1,500 cherry trees, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden...

Showa Kinen Park
Showa Kinen Park, also known as Showa Memorial Park and Showa Commemorative National Government Park, is a large park which was established in 1983 to commemorate the Golden Jubilee of the e...

Sumida Park
Sumida Park, in Sumida Tokyo, is most famous for its cherry blossom and is considered one of Japan's Top 100 Cherry Blossom Spots. Sumida Park derives its name from the Sumida River which f...

Symbol Promenade Park

Symbol Promenade Park
Symbol Promenade Park is one of the parks in Odaiba featuring some outdoor artworks....

Tokyo Imperial Palace East Gardens

Tokyo Imperial Palace East Gardens
Tokyo Imperial Palace East Gardens, next to the Imperial Palace in central Tokyo once formed part of Edo Castle. Tokyo Imperial Palace East Gardens are kept in impeccable condition and certa...

Tokyo Imperial Plaza
Tokyo Imperial Plaza is the fore court to the Imperial Palace and one of the largest open spaces in Tokyo....

Tokyo Metropolitan War Memorial
Tokyo Metropolitan War Memorial, also referred to as the Tokyo National Cemetery, is next to Rekisen Park in Bunkyo Tokyo. Tokyo Metropolitan War Memorial is a metropolitan facility to conso...

Toneri Park
Toneri Park is a large park in Adachi Ward of Tokyo. Toneri Park is divided into an eastern and western sections by Ogubashi Highway, with an athletics stadium, tennis courts and a baseball ...

Ueno Park

Ueno Park
Ueno Park adjacent to the station, is home to most of the attractions in the area, including the Ueno Zoo and many museums including Tokyo National Museum, National Museum of Nature and Scie...

Ukima Park
Ukima Park (Ukima ga Ike) is a metropolitan urban park that has Ukima ga Ike Pond at its centre, along with feature windmill. Ukima Park, in Kita Ward Tokyo, has an area of 115,786 square me...

Urban Agricultural Park
Urban Agricultural Park also known as Toshi Nogyo Koen, is in the Shikahama District of Adachi Ward of Tokyo. Urban Agricultural Park is partly an educational resource for the public to lear...

Wadakura Fountain Park

Wadakura Fountain Park
Wadakura Fountain Park is surrounded by one three sides by the moat of Edo Castle, or what today is referred to as the Tokyo Imperial Palace. Wadakura Fountain Park is a small functional par...

Yoyogi Park

Yoyogi Park
Yoyogi Park is one of the largest parks in Tokyo, adjacent to Harajuku Station and Meiji Shrine in Shibuya....

See also our Tokyo Map for the locations of the Japanese garden in Tokyo.
 

Author: Craig Fryer

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