Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (新宿御苑), one of the largest and most popular parks in Tokyo, is a Tokyo’s oasis with lots of greenery while it is located in the center of the metropolitan area. There are some types of gardens such as Japan traditional and French one in the park, and you can see beautiful cherry blossoms in spring and autumn leaves in autumn. Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is the best green spot to escape the noise of the city and enjoy nature in Tokyo!
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden has been loved for the long time. The site of the park was owned by the powerful Japanese feudal lords around the 16th century: Hideyoshi Toyotomi and Ieyasu Tokugawa. The first garden was founded in 1772 by a feudal lord of the Edo period. And then, Shinjuku Gyoen was completed in 1906, however, it was burnt down in 1945 for the World War II. Four years later, the revived park was open to the public, and the current Shinjugu Gyoen has been visited by numerous domestic and international people since then.