There’s a reason that Shinjuku Gyō-en is one of the most-visited gardens in Tokyo – it’s utterly amazing all year long. You can walk for hours, and around every turn is a new vista just begging your camera to click its shutter, or a lawn inviting you to kick back and forget that you’re surrounded by skyscrapers.
Hours: 9:00 – 17:00
Open: Every day except Dec 31 – Jan 1.
Here’s more to do in the neighborhood, while you’re there:
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