About Yoyogi Park
Yoyogi Park is an urban park located in Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, completed in 1967, covering a total area of about 134 hectares, making it one of the largest parks in Tokyo. The park area was used as a test site for Japan’s first turbojet in 1910, later became a training ground for the Japanese army, and after World War II was occupied by the U.S. Army as a dormitory for military personnel; in 1964 it was used as the Olympic Village for the Tokyo Summer Olympics, and the Yoyogi Arena, which was constructed in the same year, still exists today.
Yoyogi Park, green grass, tall green trees, flowers and birds everywhere, fresh air, and recreational sports facilities are relatively complete, is a good place for the Japanese people to walk, play ball and sports, especially on weekends, many office workers are willing to go here to relax and enjoy the gifts of nature. Yoyogi Park is the north side of the Meiji Jingu adjacent to the forest park, where planted a lot of cherry trees, ginkgo trees and other trees, the arrival of spring, a tree of cherry blossoms competing in the opening of the cherry blossoms like a cloud of clouds like a haze, decorate the entire branch, in the evening under the light of the lights as a dream like general, is Tokyo is very famous cherry blossom viewing place.
How to get there
2-1 Yoyogi-Kamizonocho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 151-0052, Japan
Access:5 minutes on foot from JR Harajuku Station
It is a spacious park and is also used as an event venue. The park is crowded with many people and offers nature to its fullest.