Kinuta Park (砧公園, Kinuta Kōen) is in Setagaya, Tokyo. The total area is 391,262.26 m², 240,000 of which are grass.
One thing the park is famous for its cherry blossom
) viewing. It has at least three varieties
—Someyoshino (photo), Yamazakura, and Yaezakura—which makes for a relatively long viewing season of over two weeks.
There are also Baseball fields
courses and the Setagaya Art Museum
The 1667 m cycling course doubles as a walking course outside the hours 9–16.
The Tōmei Expressway
(東名高速道路, Tōmei Kōsoku Dōro) runs along the south side; Kampachi
(環八, the #8 ring road), along the east. The Tōmei Expressway ends at that intersection.
The park was opened in April 1
. After the Pacific War
(World War II
), it was a public golf course. Later the golf course was closed to form current kinuta park.