List of parks and gardens in Tokyo

Tokyo, Japan contains many parks and gardens.

Urban parks and gardensEdit

Park Location Created Area (m2) Remarks
Akabane Nature Observatory Park Kita 1999 54,020
Akatsuka Park Itabashi 1974 250,466 Largest park wholly in Itabashi Ward
Akinohi Park Nerima 1988 18,200
Arakawa Nature Park Arakawa 1974 61,068 Largest park in Arakawa Ward
Arisugawa-no-miya Memorial Park Minato 1934 67,131 Largest park in Minato Ward
Asukayama Park Kita 1873 73,000 Largest park in Kita Ward
Chihaya Flower Park Toshima 1990 5,542
Chinzan-so Garden Bunkyō 1952 40,000
East Garden of the Imperial Palace Chiyoda 1968 210,000
Egota-no-Mori Park Nakano 1971 60,224 Largest park in Nakano Ward
Fuchū-no-Mori Park Fuchū 1991 169,748
Hamarikyu Gardens Chūō 1946 250,215 Largest park in Chūō Ward
Heiwa-no-Mori Park Ōta 1982 99,000 Largest park wholly in Ōta Ward
Hibiya Park Chiyoda 1903 161,636
Higo Hosokawa Garden Bunkyō 1961 500
Hikarigaoka Park Itabashi and Nerima 1974 607,823 Largest park in Nerima Ward
Himonya Park Meguro 1933 43,533
Ikebukuro Nishiguchi Park Toshima 1970 3,123
Inokashira Park Kichijōji 1918 385,844
Itabashi Traffic Park Itabashi 1968 7,725
Italy Park Minato 2003 3,660
Jindai Botanical Garden Chōfu 1961 425,433
Jōhoku-Chūō Park Itabashi and Nerima 1957 262,369
Kamezuka Park Minato 1952 9,183
Kansen-en Park Shinjuku 1969 14,000
Kasai Rinkai Park Edogawa 1989 805,861 Largest park in Edogawa Ward
Kiba Park Kōtō 1992 238,711
Kinshi Park Sumida 1928 56,124 Largest park in Sumida Ward
Kinuta Park Setagaya 1957 391,777 Largest park in Setagaya Ward
Kitaku Central Park Kita 1958 65,620
Kitanomaru Park Chiyoda 1969 193,297
Kiyosumi Garden Fukagawa 1932 37,434
Koganei Park Kodaira, Koganei, Musashino, and Nishitōkyō 1954 793,544
Koishikawa Botanical Garden Bunkyō 1877[1] 161,588 Largest gardens in Bunkyō Ward
Koishikawa Kōrakuen Garden Bunkyō 1629 70,847
Kokyo Gaien National Garden Chiyoda 1949 450,000 Largest park in Chiyoda Ward
Komaba Park Meguro 1975 40,400
Komazawa Olympic Park Meguro and Setagaya 1964 413,537
Kōyama Garden Nerima 1980 2,613
Kyū-Furukawa Gardens Kita 1956 30,780
Kyū-Iwasaki-tei Garden Taitō 2001 16,912
Kyū Shiba Rikyū Garden Chūō 1924 42,035
Makino Memorial Garden Nerima 1958 2,576
Meguro Sky Garden Meguro 2013 75,000
Meiji Shrine Inner Garden Shibuya 83,000
Meiji Shrine Outer Garden Minato and Shinjuku 1926 580,000
Mejiro-no-Mori Toshima 1997 3,201
Minami-Ikebukuro Park Toshima 2016 7,811
Minami-Nagasaki Sports Park Toshima 2013 12,226 Largest park in Toshima Ward
Mitsugi Park Itabashi 1952 14,000
Miyashita Park Shibuya 1930 10,808
Mizumoto Park Katsushika 1965 921,539 Largest park in Katsushika Ward; largest park in Tokyo's 23 wards
Mizunoto Park Nakano 1930 2,272
Mukōjima-Hyakkaen Garden Sumida 1939 8,718
Mure-no-Sato Park Mitaka 1995 5,800
Musashino Central Park Musahsino 1989 100,898
Musashiseki Park Nerima 1938 45,985
Naganuma Park Hachiōji 1980 313,486
Nakano Shiki no Mori Park Nakano 2012 20,780
Nogawa Park Chōfu 1980 399,764
Noyamakita-Rokudōyama Park Musashimurayama 1988 1,323,900
Ōi Futō Chūō Kaihin Park Ōta and Shinagawa 1978 454,271 Largest park in Shinagawa Ward
Ōizumi-Chūō Park Nerima 1990 103,000
Ōkuma Garden Shinjuku 1922 3,000
Ōjima Komatsugawa Park Edogawa and Kōtō 1997 249,282
Rikugi-en Gardens Bunkyō 1938[2] 87,809
Rinshi-no-mori Park Meguro and Shinagawa 1989 120,762
Saigōyama Park Meguro 1981 10,549 Largest park wholly in Meguro Ward
Sarue Park Kōtō 1981 145,088
Shakujii Park Nerima 1959 223,785
Shikinokaori Park Nerima 1985 42,109
Shimizuike Park Meguro 1935 5,795
Shinjuku Central Park Shinjuku 1968 88,065
Shinjuku Gyo-en Shibuya and Shinjuku 1949 583,000 Largest park in Shinjuku Ward
Showa Memorial Park Tachikawa 1983 1,653,000 Largest park in Tokyo
Sumida Park Sumida and Taitō 1931 107,797
Takaido Park Suginami 2020 24,667
Tetsugaku-dō Park Nakano and Shinjuku 1904 52,494
Toneri Park Adachi 1940 628,603 Largest park in Adachi Ward
Tonogayato Garden Kokubunji 1979 21,124
Ueno Park Taitō 1873 538,506 Largest park in Taitō Ward
Ukima Park Itabashi 1967 117,330
Ukimatsuribori Park Kita 1960 3,000
Wadabori Park Suginami 1964 199,936 Largest park in Suginami Ward
Wakasu Seaside Park Kōtō 1990 32,000
Yokoamichō Park Sumida 1930 19,580
Yoyogi Park Shibuya 1967 541,000 Largest park in Shibuya Ward
Yumenoshima Park Kōtō 1978 433,212 Largest park in Kōtō Ward
Zenpukuji Park Suginami 1961 78,622

Note: Figures in bold are approximate values. A green row designates a special ward of Tokyo.

GalleryEdit

FlowersEdit

Type of flower Blooming season Locations
Ume blossoms February–March Yoshino Baigo in Ome, Mukōjima-Hyakkaen Garden, Hanegi Park in Umegaoka
Cherry blossoms (sakura) Late March – early April Ueno Park and Shinobazu Pond, Yoyogi Park, Shinjuku Gyoen, Inokashira Park in Kichijōji, Chidorigafuchi Imperial Palace moat near the Budokan, Meguro River, Aoyama Cemetery, Sumida Park and River near Asakusa, International Christian University
Wisteria Late April – early May Kameido Tenjin Shrine in Kōtō Ward
Azaleas Late April – early May Nezu Shrine, East Garden of the Imperial Palace, Shiofune Kannon Temple in Ome
Roses mid – late May Jindai Botanical Garden in Chōfu
Irises early – mid June Meiji Shrine, Horikiri Iris Garden
Hydrangeas June–July Takahata Fudo Temple, Hino

National parksEdit

There are four national parks in Tokyo:

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Year given to University of Tokyo
  2. ^ Year donated to city government

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