The autumn leaves have started! Showa Kinen Park

Showa Kinen Park (aka Showa Memorial Park) is a huge park near central Tokyo, and is one of the best places in Japan for autumn leaves. Here are some pics from this weekend (15th November 2014).

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The entrance to the park

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Two ‘roads’ of autumn leaves line each side of the long lake

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The park is littered with autumn leaves. Too much to see in this park!

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The Japanese garden is a highlight for autumn colors

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As there is a small charge to enter, the park never gets too busy
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The Japanese garden has some nice features and little areas to exploreshowa_kinen_2004_3

A great day out!

More info at our Showa Kinen Park budget travel guide

Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who lived in New Zealand and Japan for many years. Having traveled across these countries, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel, and also worked at many leading tourism companies in both countries. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association. Those heading to Taiwan should check out his new site, Taiwanna Travel.