Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden – Shinjuku City, Tokyo

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden – Shinjuku City, Tokyo

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (新宿御苑) is a large park and garden in Shinjuku and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

It was constructed on the site of a private mansion belonging to a “daimyo” (feudal lord) Naito, at the Edo era (1591). The government-managed agricultural experiment station was established in 1872, and after that it became imperial estate, completed in 1906 as an imperial garden. It developed as a palace garden for international diplomacy, re-designated as a national garden after the World War Ⅱ and opened to the public.

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is an oasis in the heart of the city, where you can enjoy the seasonally varied atmosphere and rich nature, such as cherry blossoms in the spring, greenery in summer, autumn chrysanthemum flower exhibition and autumn leaves, greenhouse in winter.

This video introduces how to enjoy winter at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

00:00 – 01:25 Overview of Shinjuku Gyoen (概要紹介)
01:26 – 04:52 Japanese garden (日本庭園)
04:53 – 14:32 greenhouse (大温室)

Video Source: Shinjuku Gyoen / Tokyo Tourism Series.新宿御苑 冬景色 from MIU-eri on Youtube CC BY

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