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Updated: December 14, 2023
Hibiya Park with its carefully maintained trees, grass lawns and flower beds, is an oasis of calm in the heart of the city. It is within easy walking distance of the Imperial Palace and Ginza and can be combined with numerous other nearby attractions.
The vast, 16-hectare Hibiya Park has a rich history: It was feudal grounds during the Edo period (1603–1867) and then a military parade square in much of the Meiji era (1868–1912) before it was converted into Japan's first Western-inspired modern park in 1903. Today, there are thousands of tall trees, including a gingko tree known as the "kubi-kake gingko" that is estimated to be about 500 years old.
Certain areas of the park may be closed or have event restrictions due to ongoing maintenance work, such as the work that began on the Second Flower Garden in September 2023.
(Please check the Tokyo Metropolitan Construction Bureau website for details.)
For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.