Shinjuku Gyoen新宿御苑

Laid in the centre of hustle and bustle of Shinjuku, Shinjuku Gyoen is a tranquil place to take a walk. Since Meiji era (1868-1912), it has been one of the best places in Tokyo to enjoy cherry blossoms. Boasting 75 varieties and more than 1,500 sakura trees, the blossoms in the park always lasts more than one month.

Admission: 500 Yen

Number of sakura trees: 1500

The age of trees: over 70 years

Variety: Somei Yoshino, Yamazakura, Shidarezakura (Weeping Cherry), Ichiyo, Fugenzo, Kanzan, Kanzakura

2019/2020 Cherry Blossom Viewing Dates at Shinjuku Gyoen

Cherry blossom viewing period: mid February to late April

Best time to view in 2019: April 2 to April 9

Best time to view in 2020 (estimated): March 27 to April 4

Light-up:

Cherry blossom festival in 2019: March 25 to April 24

How to visit

Access: to SHINJUKU GATE - Walk for 10 minutes from Shinjuku station "south exit” on JR・KEIO・ODAKYU Lines. Walk for 15 minutes from Seibu shinjuku station on SEIBU SHINJUKU Line. Walk for 5 minutes from Shinjuku gyoen mae station “Exit 1” on Marunouchi Line(Subway). Walk for 5 minutes from Shinjuku 3 chome sta. “C1&C5exit" on Toei Shinjuku Line(Subway). To SENDAGAYA GATE - Walk for 5 minutes from Sendagaya station on JR Soubu Line. Walk for 5 minutes from Kokuritsu kyougijyou mae sta. "A5 exit” on Toei Oedo Line(Subway). To OKIDO GATE - Walk for 5 minutes from Shinjuku gyoen mae sta. “Exit 2” on Marunouchi Line(Subway).
Address: 11, Naitoumachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Japanese address: 東京都新宿区内藤町11