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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Ministry of the Environment

NOTICE


The Changes of Opening Hours of Shinjuku Gyoen and the Facilities from June 22, 2021 (Updated Tuesday, June 22)

Shinjuku Gyoen has changed the opening hours of the garden and the facilities from Tue. June 22, in response to the lifting of the state of emergency and the shift to the state of pre-emergency measures, although the garden was closed from April 25 to prevent the new coronavirus (COVID-19) infection and reopened from Friday, June 4 with the shortened opening hours.

Opening Hours: from 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (Gates close: 6:00 pm)

* Opening hours in July are the same as above.

Entry Restriction

Advance booking of the entrance tickets is not required, however, the number of visitors per hour is limited to 2,000 people. If the number of visitors exceeds 2,000 people per hour, we will temporarily restrict the entry to the garden.

Facilities in the Garden

Greenhouse: opens from 9:30 am to 5:00 pm (Gate closes: 5:30 pm)

Information Center: opens from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Restaurant Yurinoki: TO GO ONLY from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Café Hananoki, Kiosk near Shinjuku Gate: open from Thursday, July 1.

Central Rest House: opens from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm

Shouten-Tei (Tea House) Kiosk: opens from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm.

Rakuu-Tei (Tea House): opens ONLY on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.

Starbucks Coffee: opens from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm *TO GO ONLY on Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays.

Kyu-Gokyu-Sho (Old Imperial Rest House): temporarily closed

Requests to Visitors

For the enjoyable time for all visitors and prevention of the spread of coronavirus infection in Shinjuku Gyoen, please follow the rules below:

・Bringing and drinking alcohol in the garden are strictly prohibited.

・Eating and drinking in large groups of people, except family living together and the group of four people or less, are prohibited in the garden.

・When you have a fever, flu-like symptoms such as coughing or feel sick, please refrain from visiting the garden.

・Please wear a facemask and follow cough etiquette covering your cough or sneeze.

・Please wash your hands often with soap and water.

・Please keep your distance (about 2m) from other visitors.

・Please refrain from running in the garden.

Extension of the Expiration Date of Annual Passport

The expiration date of the annual passport is extended as below:

Expiration Date: From November 22, 2020 to March 25, 2021 → extended for 194 days

Expiration Date: From June 1, 2021 to December 24, 2021 → extended for 127 days

Expiration Date: From March 22, 2022 to April 23, 2022 → extended for 40 days

Please check the chart →The Chart of Extended Expiration Date of Annual Passport_.pdf

*Any procedure for the extension is not necessary.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Parking Discount for Electric Vehicle (EV) and Fuel Cell Vehicle (FCV) drivers visiting Shinjuku Gyoen, from April 1, 2021

To promote the use of electric vehicles (EV) and fuel cell vehicles (FCV) for decarbonization in the transport sector, two hours of free parking is available for electric vehicle and fuel cell vehicle drivers who visit Shinjuku Gyoen by showing the vehicle inspection certificate, entrance ticket and parking ticket at the parking management office from April 1, 2021.

*Regarding the vehicle inspection certificate, we need to confirm whether the type of fuel of your EV or FCV vehicle is electricity or compressed hydrogen.

Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Closed Days

  • Mondays (If Monday is a public holiday, then closed the following day. Closed the day(weekday) after in case of consecutive holidays.)
  • December 29 to January 3

"Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden Audio Guide Service"

Thank you for your visit to Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

To enhance your garden experience, we have started Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden audio guide service.

By scanning the QR code posted on signboards in the garden with your mobile devices, you can listen to the garden's audio guides, which provides the garden highlights and history. The audio guide is available in four languages - Japanese, English, Chinese and Korean.

Enjoy and learn more about our garden with the user-friendly guides!

Click here for PDF file

Contact: Shinjuku Gyoen Service Center TEL: 03-3350-0151

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Management Office

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