Shinjuku Gyoen Garden

Usually a must see for any visitor to Tokyo, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a large but pretty park right next to Shinjuku station.  But people on a budget looking for a more traditionally Japanesy park may want to consider Korakoen park, Kiyosumi park or Rikugen park.

Budget travel tips

  • Walk to the park from Shinjuku station, rather than going to another station a little closer.

  • Closes on Monday, do don’t waste money coming here then!

How to get there

It’s cheapest just to walk here from Shinjuku station . Check out the map below for directions.


Opening times: 9am to 4pm

Cost: Adults 200 yen, Children 50 yen


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Published by Matthew Baxter

Japan travel writer and onsen addict