国民公園及び千鳥ケ淵戦没者墓苑

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Information

Visiting Information

Opening Hours

  • 9:00-16:00 (Gates close at 16:30)
  • The Greenhouse 9:30-15:30 (Closes at 16:00)
  • Restaurants 9:00-16:00
  • Teahouse 10:00-16:00 (Service may not be available certain days.)
  • Information Center (Art Gallery) 9:00-16:30
  • Promenade 9:00-16:30

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
  • Special Open Days: The garden is open throughout the following periods;
    March 25 to April 24, and November 1 to November 15

Admission Fee

  • Adults \200, Elementary and junior high school students \50, Infants Free of charge
  • Group discount applies to a party of 30 persons or more. No reservations are necessary. (Adults \150, Elementary and junior high school students \25)
  • Annual Passport is also available.
  • Assistance dogs are also allowed to enter with visitors such as guide-dogs, service dogs and hearing assistance dogs.

Car Parking

  • 6:30-21:00 (Last entry 21:00. the car can be left anytime.)
  • Car (200 spaces) \300 half-hourly. A maximum fee is \2,400 per day (until midnight of the day)
  • Visitors of the garden can get a discount for parking fees by showing the entrance ticket.
  • Coach (5 spaces) \2,000 for 1 hour, then \500 half-hourly. A maximum fee is \3,000 per night (during the hours of 8:00pm to 8:00am of the next day)

Bicycle Parking

  • Located at all entrance.(Free of charge)

Other Information

  • Coin lockers are available around Shinjuku Gate, Okido Gate and Sendagaya Gate. (Small/Medium \300 Large \500)
  • Wheelchairs are available at all entrances and at the Management Office. (No reservations are necessary. Free of charge.)

Important Reminder

Updated on Dec 18, 2018

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is managed for the enjoyment of the public, balancing the interests of our visitors, wildlife, the historic environment and conservation.

To ensure an enjoyable time for all visitors, we ask you to REFRAIN FROM THE FOLLOWINGS:

1. Bringing items listed below:
  • Alcohol
  • Animals (except guide dogs, hearing dogs, and service dogs)
  • Bicycles, striders, unicycles, or trolleys
  • Drones
  • Butterfly nets or insect cages
  • Cut flowers
  • Other items that the administrator considers inappropriate to bring in the garden
2. Any sports and activities which may disturb other visitors, such as:
  • Playing catch, soccer and other activities using balls
  • Running or jogging in groups
  • Playing badminton
  • Roller-skating, rollerblading, kick-boarding, or skateboarding
  • Playing with radio-controlled helicopters, radio-controlled cars, or similar products
  • Playing frisbee or boomerang
  • Rope-jumping or kite-flying
  • Other activities that the administrator considers inappropriate to play in the garden

NOTICE: In Kid's Area, CHILDREN UNDER 12 YEARS OLD ONLY can use play equipment such as rubber balls for kids or jump ropes that may not cause harm to other visitors. Hard balls such as soccer balls, baseball equipment, skateboards, radio-controlled model cars are not permitted to use in all areas in the garden as they may cause troubles or injuries to others.

3. Damaging garden, facilities, animals, trees or plants for preservation of nature

and cultural properties:

  • Picking or damaging plants
  • Catching or hurting animals, birds, fish or insects
  • Fishing and swimming in the ponds
  • Climbing trees
  • Feeding animals
  • Entering restricted and protected areas
  • Bringing and planting plants or flowers
  • Bringing and releasing animals
  • Damaging or defacing facilities and equipment
  • Other acts that the administrator considers inappropriate
4. Improper acts for disturbing garden management or causing troubles

to other visitors:

  • Building a fire, or using instruments that cause fire such as portable stoves
  • Picking fallen leaves, branches, or flowers and taking them out of the garden
  • Playing musical instruments, or using audio equipment to make a loud noise, such as music players, loudspeakers, or whistles
  • Entry of cars and bicycles and parking in the garden(except maintenance vehicles with permission)
  • Collecting donations
  • Handing out flyers or leaflets
  • Smoking including electronic cigarettes out of the designated areas
  • Taking photographs which may disturb other visitors
  • Other acts that the administrator considers inappropriate
5. Any acts which may disturb scenery:
  • Throwing or leaving garbage anywhere other than trash boxes
  • Setting flags and putting posters
  • Bringing in and using outdoor equipment such as tents or parasols
  • Other acts that the administrator considers inappropriate
6. Commercial activities (except authorized activities)
  • Displaying and selling goods
  • Commercial photography and movie shooting
  • Competitions, exhibitions, or lectures or courses (photography, sketch, yoga, Tai Chi, walking or jogging) which require payment
  • Other commercial activities that are not permitted by the administrator
7. Other Important Notice

In case of illegal and violent acts, the disturbance to other visitors, or failure to cooperate with our garden's instructions, you may be asked to exit Shinjuku Gyoen.

We appreciate your cooperation in making use of the garden in a respectful manner and hope you have good time.

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