Free tour Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (Tokyo)

Duration: 3h
Languages: Spanish
Guru: Ignacio
Quality Verified Registered on June 01, 2019

Hi there! I'm Ignacio, your guru in Tokyo. I've been 14 years around Asia and I love Japan.

Show more
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

"A romantic jewel in the heart of Tokyo" (Japan Times, in English Come and discover with me this hidden oasis in the heart of the city, an essential visit in Tokyo. I will give you all kinds of details and I will tell you the secrets that are hidden among the 58 hectares of these botanical gardens. A true paradise of peace and tranquility that many locals barely know. Each tree has a story behind; In this park lies the largest variety of cherry trees in all of Japan, there are more than a thousand planted here. If you want to enjoy the park and other places in its surroundings, here is a guru walker that will take you on the best route. Goodbye to the maps! - Traditional Japanese garden 日本 庭園 - English gardens イ ギ リ ス 風景 式 庭園 - French-style garden フ ラ ン ス 式 整形 庭園 - Large greenhouse 大 温室 - Former imperial resting house 旧 洋 館 御 休 所 - Taiwan Pagoda 旧 御 凉亭 - Raku tea house -tei 楽 亭 テ ィ ー ハ ウ ス - Forest of Mother and Son 母 と 子 の 森 - The 5 centenary trees: ・ Shadow plane (Platanus acerifolia) ・ Bald cypress (Taxodium distichum) ・ Yulan (Magnolia denudate) ・ Liriodendron (Liriodendron (Liriodendron)・ Japanese elm (Ulmus davidiana var. Japonica).

Show more
  • Meeting point:
    Shinjuku-Sanchōme (Shinjuku 3), 3-chō...
    Shinjuku-Sanchōme (Shinjuku 3), 3-chōme-8 Shinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0022, Japan
    View on map

    Outside exit C5 of Shinjuku Sanchome station.

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

122 ratings
By category
5 stars
4 stars
3 stars
2 stars
1 star
Mikel 20 Sep 2023

Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Una experiència excelente. Va mucho más allá del parque, explicando muchos detalles de los barrios alrededor. Ignacio lleva años viviendo en Japón y le encanta hablar del estilo de vida del país. Gracias!
Mariana 16 Sep 2023
Buenos Aires

Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Excelente experiencia para tener un primer acercamiento a la ciudad de Tokio y su historia. Realmente nos sorprendió el tour brindado y además, se extendió en el horario por los consejos, información y lo ameno y natural del mismo. Súper recomendable. Ignacio muy profesional y cálido también compartiéndonos todo. 🙏🙏🙏
Daniel 12 Sep 2023

Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Sep 2023
Muy majo! Recomendable y entretenido. Conoce a la perfección el recorrido y te da indicaciones.
valentina 05 Sep 2023

Verified booking
Travelled in group - Sep 2023
Excelente tour!! Ignacio un genio, nos contó cosas muy interesantes y nos llevó a sitios muy lindos. Súper recomiendo.
Irene 01 Sep 2023

Verified booking
Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Genial experiencia, explicaciones y resolución de todas nuestras dudas
Show 122 reviews

Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
When do you want to go?
Show more
See availability