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Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑, Shinjuku Imperial Gardens ) is national park with an eminent garden in Tokyo it is in Shinjuku (Tokyo, Japan). It was originally a residence of the Naito family in Edo period. Afterwards, it becomes the garden of the management of the Imperial Household Agency of Japan, and it is familiar now as a national park of the Ministry of the Environment jurisdiction. Categories: Wards of Tokyo | Japan geography stubs ... The modern skyline of Tokyo is highly decentralized. ... Edo (Japanese: 江戸, literally: bay-door, estuary), once also spelled Yedo or Yeddo, is the former name of the Japanese capital Tokyo. ...

It burnt down because of World War II in 1945 before though it was a garden only of the royalty. The jurisdiction over Imperial Palace Outer Garden and the Kyoto imperial garden was moved to the Ministry of Health and Welfare with Shinjuku Imperial Gardens in 1947. It was at May 21, 1949 that general was open to the public as "National park Shinjuku Imperial Gardens". It had jurisdiction over the Ministry of the Environment in January, 2001. It is officially "Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden". World War II was a truly global conflict with many facets: immense human suffering, fierce indoctrinations, and the use of new, extremely devastating weapons like the atom bomb. ... 1945 was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Nijubashi Bridge at the Imperial Palace. ... Imperial Court in Kyoto was the nominal ruling government of Japan since 794 until the Meiji Era, in which the court was moved to Tokyo and was integrated into the Meiji government. ... 1947 was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1949 is a common year starting on Saturday. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey 2001 2001 is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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