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Updated: January 16, 2023

Chrysanthemum Exhibition 菊花壇展

11 Naito-machi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Early November 2023 - Mid November 2023

In order to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), various facilities around Tokyo may change their operating days or hours. In addition, some events may be canceled or postponed. Please check official facility or event websites for the latest updates and information.

The chrysanthemum exhibition at Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a series of flower displays arranged under the shed called Uwaya. Walk along the winding paths and enjoy the wide variety of colors and unique patterns of the chrysanthemum displays in Japanese Traditional Garden.

Chrysanthemums are said to have first arrived in Japan sometime from the late eighth century to the early ninth century. They were developed over the centuries, and in 1878, Ministry of the Imperial Household organized the first chrysanthemum exhibition at Akasaka Palace, mainly for the Imperial Family. Exhibition-quality chrysanthemums were first grown at Akasaka Palace, but in 1904, Shinjuku Gyoen also began cultivating them. This chrysanthemum-viewing event has been held at Shinjuku Gyoen since 1929.

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Management Office

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, Management Office

How to Get There

  • Shinjuku Station | South Exit | 10 min on foot
    JR | Keio Line | Odawara Line
  • Shinjuku-gyoemmae Station | Exit 2 | 5 min on foot
    Marunouchi Line
  • Sendagaya Station | 5 min on foot
    JR Sobu Line


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Opening Hours

  • 9:00-16:00(gates close at 16:30)
  • Drinking alcohol, smoking cigarettes, using sports equipment and musical instruments in the garden are prohibited.


Adults:¥500 | Children(15 and under):Free | Seniors(65 and older), Students:¥250(valid ID required )

Facility Info

  • Restrooms | Dining facilities |
  • Disabled parking | Baby changing facilities | Wheelchair loan | Breast feeding room |

Please check the official event website for the latest updates on opening dates and times, prices, and other information.