Travel: Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park big draw for youths

(From Tokyo Weekender)

Tokyo has a multitude of parks, but not all parks attract the same kind of visitors. For instance, Shinjuku Gyoen doesn’t allow alcohol, so it’s recommended for families, or garden/parks like Koishikawa Korakuen are more for those who want to appreciate nature quietly—no picnics or anything, just strolling and taking photos. So where do you go if you’re looking for a hip, fun park? Yoyogi Park—that’s where!

Located near the JR Line’s Harajuku or Yoyogi Station, or Tokyo Metro’s Meiji-Jingumae Station, Yoyogi Park is one of Tokyo’s largest parks at 54.1 hectares. Although it was officially created as a park in 1967, it’s had quite some history. Read more

Yoyogi Park is very popular with young Japanese people, especially on Sundays

Yoyogi Park is very popular with young Japanese people, especially on Sundays

 

 



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