Showa Memorial National Park

A commemorative postage stamp on the Opening of the Showa Commemorative National Government Park, the largest park in Tokyo :

Showa Commemorative National Government Park : Kokuei Shōwa Kinen KōenIssued by Japan

Issued on Oct 26, 1983

Issued for : A 60 yen postage stamp will be issued on October 26, 1983 to commemorate the opening of the Showa Memorial National Park.

Design : The design of the postage stamp features the Showa Memorial National Park and a monument.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 60 yen

Size of impression : 25.0 mm x 33.5 mm

Quantity issued : 30,000,000 stamps

About : 

  • This memorial park was planned as a project to commemorate the 50th year of the Emperor’s reign. The Ministry of Construction had been continuing work since 1978 on the site of the former American military base at Tachikawa and the park will be opened on the 26th of October.
  • The park was planned around the theme “recovery of greenery and advancement of humanity” and will have public spaces and cultural facilities within its area of approximately 180 hectares.
  • The 50 hectares which was opened on this occasion include the Tachikawa Plaza, exhibition space, a botanical garden, open space, a parking area, a rest house and a cycling course.

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