Yoyogi Park: Enjoy the Beautiful Nature in Tokyo!

Yoyogi Park (Yoyogi Koen): Large Park near Harajuku and Shibuya

Yoyogi Park (代々木公園) is one of the largest city parks in Tokyo. It’s located in a hear of Tokyo and very easy to access from many other tourist attractions, 5 mins walk Harajuku station, 20 mins walk from Shibuya or Shinjuku stations. It’s also along the most popular shrine in Tokyo, Meiji Shrine.

With a 540,529 m2 land, the park is very rich in nature and it’s where people visit to relax, exercise and attend events. The busiest time is Spring and Autumn (cherry blossom and autumn leaves season) in Tokyo.

▶︎More info about Cherry Blossoms in Yoyogi Park

The park was used for a Olympic village in 1964 during Tokyo Olympic and now consists of NIKE basketball court, cycling course, fountain, dog run, bird sanctuary and other facilities.

Yoyogi park is where most of big outdoor events in Tokyo are held especially on weekends. Check the event schedule to join! Some of events offer free entries 😉

▼ Check the events @Yoyogi Park! ▼


Access: 5 mins walk from Harajuku station

Hours: Always open

Fee: Free

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