Showa Kinen Park Flower Festival 2014: Tulips Fair

国営昭和記念公園 Kokuei Shōwa Kinen Kōen is a 163 hectares park located in Tachikawa and is only over 30 minutes away from Shinjuku Station. The park is considered as a paradise for families as it offers a wide range of activities to choose from including flower viewing, visiting the different gardens, picnicking, or playing sports like frisbee and catch in the open field area. Children and even adults can also have fun in the playground which has giant trampoline, hammocks, slides, and swings. Facilities like pool, water playland, barbecue, bird sanctuary and restaurants are also available in the park. Other activities like biking, boating, and mini golf are also possible.

During the Spring, it is one of the best places to enjoy the season as it boasts a wide range of seasonal flowers. The best time to visit this park is between mid April to early May as it boasts a wide range of seasonal flowers and it is specially gorgeous when the tulips are in bloom.

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The tulips create a colorful contrast on the clumps of green trees.Showakinen Flower Festival 2014-01

The park features different varieties of tulips which comes in different sizes and shades. Showakinen Flower Festival 2014-02

Single Colored Tulips. Showakinen Flower Festival 2014-04

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Two-colored tulips. Showakinen Flower Festival 2014-03

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A beautiful combination of tulip varieties and colors. Showakinen Flower Festival 2014-07

The tulips create a beautiful landscape along the grassy banks of the serpentine area which is located on the west side of the ‘Open Field’. Showakinen Flower Festival 2014


Accessibility: Access from Shinjuku to Showa Kinen Park


Addtional Info:

Contact Info: Address: 3173 Midori-cho Tachikawa City, Tokyo 〒190-0014
Telephone: 042-528-1751
Event Date:  March 25 to May 25, 2014 | 9:30 to 17:00
 Admission: General                                     Groups
Adult: ¥410                               Adult: ¥290
Child (6-15): ¥80                      Child (6-15): ¥50
over 65: ¥210                           over 65: ¥210