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Tokyo by Night: Japanese Food Tour
"Meet your local guide at Yurakucho Station's Central Exit in the evening to begin your tour of Tokyo’s bustling nighttime food scene. You'll walk from place to place and also take public transport. All tastings and one drink (beer or sake) are included so indulge!You’ll feel like a local as you stroll through the city and visit several popular eateries starting in Yakitori Alley near Yurakucho. This area is full of casual bar-style restaurants that serve up appetizers such as yakitori (grilled chicken skewers). Dip this happy-hour staple in house-made sauces and wash the snacks down with sake or beer. Next head to Tsukishima to visit Monja Street for monjayaki a pan-fried treat that's similar to an Osaka-style okonomiyaki pancake. Chat with your cook as your snack sizzles on the grill then use a small metal spatula to cut it into pieces and pluck it right from the grates with chopsticks.We’ll take a quick stroll through Ginza
From JPY11,870.00
 
"Tokyo Morning Tour: Meiji Shrine
"Tokyo Morning Tour: Meiji Shrine Senso-ji Temple and Ginza Shopping District""After hotel pickup from your selected hotel depart Hamamatsucho Bus Terminal aboard your comfortable coach in the morning. Your knowledgeable guide provides informative commentary at each stop on your half-day tour including several significant cultural sites in the city.Hop off the bus at Meiji Jingu Shrine for a 30-minute tour of Japan's most famous Shinto shrine dedicated to the Emperor Meiji and his consort. Learn about Japan’s ancient religion as you visit the sanctuary treasure house and other structures built of Japanese cypress with copper plates for the roofs.Your guide points out the National Diet Building — where sessions of the House of Representatives and the House of Councillors take place — en route to
From JPY5,000.00
 
"Tokyo Day Tour: Meiji Shrine
"Panoramic Tokyo Day Tour - Meiji Shrine Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Bay Cruise""After morning pickup from selected hotels travel by comfortable coach to the Meiji Shrine which was dedicated to the Emperor and Empress in 1926. Hear from your guide why the Meiji Shrine is Tokyo’s most popular and important Shinto shrine while you stroll around the buildings and gardens. Return to the coach and drive past the toweri the expansive grounds contain a tea pavilion traditional Japanese garden
From JPY9,900.00

Shinjuku Gyoen Tips (12)

Very nice - not spectacular - worth going

Gardens around Japan vary widely. Even in Tokyo there are some great open spaces and some not so great. One of my favorites is Shinjuku Gyoen (Y200 entry fee) and I am working on completing visits in...
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patrick.harnett
Nov 11, 2015

Sakura at Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen, located just five or ten minutes from Shinjuku Station, Shinjuku Gyoen Mae Station, Sendagaya Station by foot, is one of the city's premier public parks. Historically this land...
Ewingjr98
Apr 10, 2015

Shinjuku National Garden

Shinjuku National Garden was completed in 1906 as an imperial garden. It is a beautiful landscaped garden of 150 acres of land. The highlights of the garden are the Kyu-Goryo-Tei (Taiwan Pavilion),...
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imstress
Apr 04, 2011

Shinjuku Gyoen

Originally an imperial garden, now a national park, it comprises of both Japanese & European styles. It's an ideal break from the busy city streets, just take an hour or so to stroll through.There...
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tim07
Apr 04, 2011

Shinjuku Gyoen National Park

This was a stunning experience with all the different varieties of cherry trees in full blossom. Incredibly beautiful! The garden is run by the Ministry of the environment now but it has a long...
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Zirpsis
Apr 04, 2011

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

It's just a 10-minute walk from JR Shinjuku Station (south exit). It's open from 9am to 4:30pm but gate will be closed at 4pm. Admission fee is JPY200 per adult but worth a visit, especially in spring...
jenfriend
Apr 04, 2011

Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen was constructed on the site of a private mansion belonging to Lord Naito, a "daimyo"(feudal lord) of the Edo era. Completed in 1906 as an imperial garden, it was re-designated as a...
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aukahkay
Apr 04, 2011

Blossoms at Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen is a huge park, walkable from JR Shinjuku station. In early April it is absolutely breathtaking with all sorts of blossoms. Entry was cheap (200 yen) and a map of the park marked with...
jupiterLim
Apr 04, 2011

Shinjuku Gyoen Park

Shinjuku Gyoen was constructed in 1906 as an imperial garden, It was re-designated as a national garden after World War 2nd and opened to the public. it blends theree distinct styles, French Formal,...
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sunnywong
Apr 04, 2011

Shinjuku Imperial Gardens

Tokyo has some of the most beautiful parks and gardens I have ever seen, but Shinjuku Imperial Garden is hard to beat.I have been there in spring on a freezing cold day when we strolled passed the...
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IreneMcKay
May 15, 2010

Peace and quiet amidst the hustle and bustle

We were in Tokyo during the peak of Cherry Blossom season and Shinjuku Gyoen had picture perfect views.We took the Marunouchi line to Shijuku-gyoenmae station and walked about 5 mins to the park...
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xxsentiaxx
Jun 08, 2009

Shinjuku Gyoen Botanical Garden

This large botanical garden, sits in the eastern part of Shinjuku. Its a great place to get away from the bustle of Shinjuku nearby.
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Aug 08, 2015
 
 
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Things to Do Near Shinjuku Gyoen

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Hanazono Shrine

Shrines and Temples Tip: Situated at the helm of Shinjuku's entertainment zone filled with night clubs, drinking bars, restaurants and department stores, the shrine has been regarded as the guardian...
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Yoyogi Park

Yoyogi Park, one of Tokyo's most popular gathering places also has a unique history. This was the site of the first powered airplane flight in Japanese history by Orville and Wilbur Wright's long lost...
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Chidorigafuchi

Chidorigafuchi is a section of Second Moat of former Edo Castle characterized by its width exceeding 100 meters, so much so it looks more like a dike pond. The moat is best known as one of the most...
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Roppongi

FullmoonNEONparty which is the No. 1 weekday party in the Tokyo club scene. Beyond race and genre of music, lets enjoy the encounters, bucket cocktails and of course neon paints!! This party will...
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Roppongi Hills

when I went to Tokyo nearly 3 years ago this was one of the newest developments.....but in Tokyo places are constantly evolving and new shopping centre built so at time of writing this may not be the...
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National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Crafts Gallery

Also known as Kogeikan, this detached gallery of National Museum of Modern Art, about 400 meters west of the main building is one of the rare architectural properties in Tokyo which survived the...
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Getting to Shinjuku Gyoen

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11 Naito-cho, Shinjuku-ku

Hours

  • Sunday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 16:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 16:00

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