During the Tokugawa era present day Hibiya Koen was the estate of Matsudaira Hizen-no-Kami among others. When the Tokugawa Shogunate fell it became a military parade ground during the following Meiji Era. It was redesigned and opened in 1903 a the first western modern park in Japan. The place is frequented by people who work in the business district and come to the park to enjoy their lunch, joggers of all shapes and ages, as well as visitors to the two outdoor music halls and public hall. The park is planned in such a way that an abundance of colorful flowers bloom year-round.
Opened June 1, 1903
while about 11,300 m2 is covered with grass.
(Wednesday and Friday Concerts)
Morning Glory Display
(April and October)
Hibiya Public Hall(tel: 03-3591-6388)
Large Music Hall
Small Music Hall,
(Bureau of Education: tel: 03-3502-0101)
Food and drink stands,
Water for Citizens
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