You might feel tired with a lot of stress in urban life? Do you wanna relax in nature park? There is good place to go. The place is not so far from central Tokyo, it’s around 1 hour from Ikebukuro station by train.
Musashi Kyuryo National Government Park was Japan’s first national park, constructed as part of a Meiji centennial project. The park, surrounded by Musashino’s natural forest, is filled with a variety of facilities where all visitors regardless of age can enjoy themselves.
The size of this park is almost same as 65 of Tokyo Dome! The facilities include an athletic course, ever popular with children. This course was made in consideration of the terrain. There are historical and cultural facilities as well, such as the ruins of an old highway and a Japanese garden. As a matter of course, you will be refreshed by just walking around the natural forest, the greenery of which will provide a sensation of pleasant coolness.
There is also herb garden where you can enjoy beautiful herbs and good smell. Each attraction is connected with a cycling course. It may be a good idea to rent a bicycle at any of the cycle stations in the park and cycle around it while feeling the wind and greenness. There is also interesting tour, which you can try to ride “Segway” and looking around the park! You will be definitely surprised with very extensive ground! Interesting? Please check it out!
410yen(adults) 80yen(kids) 210yen(over 65years old)
9:30~16:00 or 16:30 or or 17:00