Rinshn No Mori Park

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Rinshi No Mori Park is a beautiful park located in the Meguro ward of Tokyo. Trees are a main attraction at this park with several hundred trees growing in the park, including fifty nine species from outside Japan.

The handsome crop of trees include towering zeklovas, poplars and camphors besides unusual and foreign species. The park started as the Meguro Experimental Nursery and later the Forestry Research Station took over.

There are a number of wild birds so ornithologists can use their binoculars to watch birds here which includes over seventeen species of birds. The tallest tree in the park is 35.5 metres high and is the Carolina poplar while other trees include the cypress trees, pistachio.

The park is a lush, cool and quiet oasis in the heart of Tokyo with the tall majestic trees and variety of wild birds and insects. There are several playgrounds for kids to swing about on including an adventure play area and a sparkling pond to cool off in the summer months which is also a paddling pond.

The park is a lush cool forest area in the urban area of Tokyo and inspires not just nature lovers and bird watchers but also children playing in the grounds.