Tokyo’s answer to the New York Central Park, Yoyogi Park is a sprawling greenspace filled with forests and fountains, group exercisers and day drinkers. Just a few minutes away from Harajuku Station, the park is perfect for an afternoon picnic or jog in the city centre, and is so large it never feels crowded, although you might have trouble finding a bench on a sunny Saturday afternoon. Yoyogi Park is also home to monthly events showcasing Japanese and international food and culture.
With the weather warming up nicely, we’re ready to spend some sunny days in the great outdoors to soak up as much Vitamin D as possible. Tokyo might look like a concrete jungle, but the big city is also home to plenty of greenery, from traditional Japanese gardens to hidden rooftop escapes.
Tokyo isn't short on spacious parks, either. These inner-city green spaces are perfect for escaping from the hustle and bustle of the busy streets, especially when the sun is out. So pack a picnic, apply the sunscreen and laze the day away in one of Tokyo’s best parks.
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