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Updated: October 1, 2019

Showa Kinen Park 国営昭和記念公園

3173 Midori-cho, Tachikawa City, Tokyo

Sprawling flower fields, expansive exercise paths, paddleboats and more

Thirty minutes outside of central Tokyo is Showa Kinen Park, whose extensive grounds commemorate the late Showa-era Emperor Hirohito. While Tokyo is full of parks catering to a variety of tastes, from immaculate gardens to sporting grounds, Showa Kinen Park’s location in the suburbs of Tachikawa makes it a multi-purpose recreational playground for local adults and children alike. Attractions include abundant natural play areas for children, fields of flowers, long paths perfect for cycling, paddleboats, outdoor fitness groups, and nature photography classes.

Before functioning as a park, the grounds here were used as a Japanese Imperial military base, and subsequently a US military base during the American occupation after WWII. The park opened in 1983 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Emperor Hirohito’s reign.

How to Get There

  • Nishi-Tachikawa StationJR Ome LinePark Exit2 min on foot

Contact

Opening Hours

  • *Changes depending on the season and/or time period
  • Closing days: New Year's holidays
    *The fourth Monday of February and the following day

Price

General admission: 450 yen

Cash

Facility Info

  • RestroomsDining facilitiesSmoking areasParkingOutdoor poolWiFi
  • Disabled parkingAutomatic doorsWheelchair rampEscalatorElevatorWheelchair accessible elevatorMulti-purpose toiletDiaper changing facilitiesWheelchair loanStroller loanBreast feeding roomAccessible communication formats

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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