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Showa Kinen Park

On Vast Grounds, Greenery and Seasonal Flowers Decorate this National Park

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Grassy fields and water fountains, sports courts, gardens of seasonal flowers and trees to enjoy and pond shore vegetation to be appreciated are dotted throughout this park, roughly the size of 40 Tokyo Domes.
There are a variety of facilities where you can learn about coexisting with nature and plants, and many events and experience programs are also held here.
Inside the park, you will also find the Emperor Showa Memorial Museum, displaying materials gathered by the late Emperor Showa, who loved greenery.
The park grounds boast a Barbecue Garden, open-air restaurants and shops where you can savor meals in nature.

Highlights

  • Admire cherry blossoms and tulips in Spring, water lilies and sunflowers in Summer, red leaves and fragrant olive trees in Autumn, as well as sasanqua camellia and plum blossoms in Winter.
  • On the 15,000-sq. meter Flower Hill, a carpet of poppies bloom in Spring, and cosmos in Autumn. .
  • Enjoy touching and smelling herbs at the Herb Garden located inside the Flowering Tree Garden. .
  • Appreciate Japan’s beauty in the Japanese Garden and nationally-operated Bonsai Garden. .
  • Kids can have fun on an adventure course and play equipment in the Children’s Forest.
  • In addition to light meals, limited-season treats and local souvenirs are on sale at the shops.
  • You can also move around this huge park by rental bicycle or park train, both of which are paid.

Photos

  • In the center of the park, the Open Field extens 11 heactares, the size of 2 Tokyo Domes.
  • Autumn cosmos blooming on the famous Flower Hill
  • Enjoy hanami picnics under the cherry trees in the Cherry Blossom Garden
  • Appreciate the beauty of Japan’s landscaping in the Japanese Garden
  • The Park Train is convenient for moving around the park grounds

Reviews

  • 巫宜冠

    公園佔地廣大面積遼闊,秋天紅葉和銀杏時期光是拍照拍到手軟,不是紅葉季節也很適合前往參觀

  • Rise

    去年和家人一起去玩。宽广的园区内可以野餐,骑车等。树木花草和园区都规划得很漂亮。特别是走在银杏小径时会有特别浪漫的感觉。可惜关门时间有点太早,玩了大半天都觉得不想离开。以后有机会还会再去。

  • DARYL

    一年4個季節都能玩。
    我個人最喜歡的公園~
    喜歡花,或是銀杏的人士必去!!!!

  • 郭有仁

    公園面積非常大而且常常舉行各種活動,湖水和庭園設計很漂亮,最少要預留三個小時時間才夠

  • 晨晨

    除了有美麗的花海可以欣賞

    還有燒烤廣場 可以吃東西 有吃又可以欣賞到平常看不到的盛況 不錯

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Details

Name in Japanese
国営昭和記念公園
Postal Code
190-0014
Address
3173 Midori-cho, Tachikawa City, Tokyo
Telephone
042-528-1751
Admission
Adults (15 and over) 450 yen; Children (under 15) free; Silver (65 and over) 210 yen
*Facilities are separately charged.
*There are free park entrance days (posted on the Official Website).
Parking
Available at 840 yen
Closed
New Year’s Eve and Day; The 4th Monday of January and the following day
Opening Hours
March-October: 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
November-February: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm
April-September: 9:30 am to 6:00 pm (Saturdays, Sundays & Holidays)
*The Green Cultural Zone (free area) opens at 8:30 am.
From Spring Equinox Day to March 31, the Zone closes at 5:30 pm.
*Due to events or performances, the schedule is subject to change.
*Opening and closing hours may vary, depending on the facility.
Access
*All on foot:
(1) About 10 minutes (to the Akebono Entrance) or 15 minutes (to the Tachikawa Gate) from Tachikawa Station on the JR Chuo Line
(2) About 8 minutes (to the Akebono Entrance) or 13 minutes (to the Tachikawa Gate) from Tachikawa-Kita Station on the Tama Monorail
(3) About 2 minutes (to the Nishi Tachikawa Gate) from Nishi-Tachikawa Station on the JR Ome Line
(4) About 10 minutes (to the Akishima Gate) from Higashi-Nakagami Station on the JR Ome Line
(5) About 25 minutes (to the Tamagawa Josui Gate) or 20 minutes (to the Sunagawa Gate) from Musashi-Sunagawa Station on the Seibu Haijima Line
Official Website
Official Website (English)