Meiji Jingu Gaien (Outer Garden)
Sporting a Variety of Athletic Facilities, its Ginkgo Avenue is Famous
Meiji Jingu Gaien, the outer park of Meiji Shrine, was established in 1926. With Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery in its center, this park has all kinds of athletic facilities, including a baseball stadium. Enjoy every season to your heart’s content here.
For about 300 meters from Aoyama Dori to the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery, there is a famous row of Gingko trees, called Ginkgo Avenue. When it turns to a golden tunnel of in the autumn, it is very beautiful.
What’s more, in spring about 400 cherry trees bloom with pride. It’s worth seeing them, especially in the environs of the picture gallery.
This park is also used as the home field of the Yakult Swallows baseball team.
In addition, with its all-season ice-skating rink, batting center and driving range, sports can easily be enjoyed year-round here.
In autumn, the beauty of the famous Ginkgo Avenue matches that of the art in the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery.
There are facilities for all kinds of sports here. .
Major seasonal events are held here, such as the summertime Jingu Gaien Fireworks Festival and the autumn Ginkgo Tree Festival.
Within the park grounds, there is Niko-Niko Park, equipped with a wide variety of play equipment (park admission is charged).
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- Name in Japanese
- Postal Code
- 1-1 Kasumigaoka-machi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
- No holidays
- Open all day
1) About 5 minutes on foot from Gaiemmae Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza Line
2) About 5 minutes on foot from Shinanomachi Station on JR Musashino and Chuo Lines
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- Official Website (English)