Yoyogi Park

A nice open park, great for playing games and sunbathing. One of Tokyo’s most popular cherry blossom viewing areas.

Budget travel tips

  • Check out the dog park for some cute dogs!
  • Come on Sunday for the Elvis dancers!
  • Cultural events and markets often take place here on the weekends in the summer.

How to get there

From Shinjuku station, take the Yamanote Line (light green JR line) to Harajuku station (4 mins, 130 yen).

From Tokyo station, take the Yamanote Line (light green JR line) to Harajuku station (27 mins, 190 yen).


Opening times: 5 AM to 8 PM (until 5 PM from mid October through April)

Cost: Free


Recommended hostels and cheap hotels

It’s best to try places in nearby Shinjuku.

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Published by Matthew Baxter

Matthew Baxter is a British travel author who has lived in and visited Japan for over a decade. Having traveled across the country, without much money, he has built up an extensive knowledge of budget travel here, and has also worked for many leading tourism companies. He also writes professionally for several websites and publications, such as the GaijinPot, All About and the Japan National Tourist Association.