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City Emblem, Flower and Tree
[Established in March, 1967]
This emblem has at its base, a rhombus-shaped form that is said to depict reliability from ancient times, upon which the initial character of Shinjuku 「新」 or Shin is written in a dynamic fashion, depicting the city’s will to grow even more steadily into the future.
Shinjuku City Flower
Azalea [Established in October 1972]
Okubo-dori Avenue was a famous spot for azaleas from the Edo period until the early Showa period. There was a time when extra trains were operated simply for the purpose of viewing them.
Shinjuku City Tree
Keyaki (Zelkova Tree) [Established in October, 1972]
Keyaki (Zelkova trees) are representative trees from the Musashino area. It is one of the trees that can be seen the most in Shinjuku City.