Icho Namiki-dori & Meiji Jingu Gaien


Museums & Attractions


Meiji Jingu Gaien, or Meiji Outer Garden, completed in 1926, is an extensive complex of Western gardens, athletic fields, a ball park and sports facilities. The garden includes the ginkgo tree-lined boulevard between Gaienmae Station and Aoyama-itchome Station on the Tokyo Metro Ginza line. Toward the end of November each year, the ginkgo trees shine with golden autumnal foliage. At the end of the boulevard is the Seitoku Kinen Kaigakan, or Seitoku Memorial Museum of Art, and there are several cafés, such as the Royal Garden Café and Selan, where you can sit back and admire the greenery.



1 Kasumigaokamachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

Transport Gaienmae Station (Ginza line); Aoyama-itchome Station (Ginza, Hanzomon, Oedo lines); Shinanomachi Station; Sendagaya Station; Kokuritsu-kyogijo Station (Oedo line)

Telephone 03 3401 0312

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Restaurants & Cafés near Icho Namiki-dori & Meiji Jingu Gaien

Forest Beer Garden

An expansive outdoor spot located within the children’s play area inside Meiji Shrine’s Outer ...


This standing-only ramen shop on Gaien Nishi-dori is open 24 hours a day throughout the year – ...

Real BBQ Park Sendagaya

Hidden away on a rooftop close to Sendagaya's Hato no Mori shrine, this secret spot is no park ...

Good Morning Cafe Sendagaya

Open from 7am, this chill Sendagaya café is the perfect place for taking some R&R in the ...

Royal Garden Cafe Aoyama

The Royal Garden Cafe chain's flagship outpost sits pretty along Jingu Gaien's ginkgo-lined ...


The garden terrace at this charming restaurant and café makes a perfect spot for a relaxing ...


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