Shiba Park


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Shiba Park is one of the oldest parks in Japan; it was one of the first parks established by Cabinet decree in 1873 along with Ueno, Asakusa, Fukagawa, and Asukayama Parks, and served as a model for the creation of future parks. It was originally a large park that included the grounds of Zojoji Temple, but due to the separation of religion and politics after World War II, the temple grounds were detached to form a circular park. As befits a park with such a long history, Shiba Park is home to many large trees including camphor, zelkova, and ginkgo trees.

Opened: October 19, 1873
Area: 122,501.09 m2 (some areas are state-owned property provided under gratuitous loan)
Trees: Tall trees: 4,200, shrubs: 16,000 m2
Main plants: Ginkgo, Japanese apricot, camphor, cherry (someiyoshino, sato-zakura), stone oak, maple, winter sweet
Facilities: Baseball field (2 diamonds) that also serves as athletic field, tennis courts (3 courts), pool (operated by Minato City, telephone: 03-3435-0470 [summer only]), library (operated by Minato Ward, telephone: 03-3437-6621)

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1, 2, 3, 4 Shiba-koen



By train:- 12 minutes by foot from Hamamatsucho Station on the JR Yamanote Line
- 2 minutes by foot from Shiba-koen Station or Onarimon Station on the Toei Asakusa Line
- 5 minutes by foot from Daimon Station on the Toei Asakusa Lin/Oedo Line
- 2 minutes by foot from Akabanebashi Station on the Toei Oedo Line


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Cultural Properties

Tokyo Designated Historical Ruins/Historical Sites/Places of Scenic Beauty |

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Facility information

Toilet facilities available |

Universal design

  • Braille displays
  • Multi-purpose toilet

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