I had a picnic in Yoyogi Park under cloudy sky.
Yoyogi Park is a picnic park that is very suitable for many people or even one person.
※This article is an English translation of an article posted in July 2019.
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- Enjoy a picnic in Yoyogi Park!
Enjoy a picnic in Yoyogi Park!
A convenient location in downtown Tokyo, Yoyogi Park is a place where I have been enjoying picnics many times.
I will share important point and shops.
1) About mosquito
People with no experience of traveling abroad in 2014 have been infected with mosquitoes in Tokyo and the outbreak of patients with dengue fever.
Surveys of mosquitoes have been conducted since 2001, but are now being conducted in 25 parks.
Large parks are being surveyed with emphasis, including Yoyogi Park
Overview≫Tokyo Health and Safety Research Center» Overview of Key Surveillance
The latest information applies to the survey period from July 1st to 5th, 2019.
2) Good location and access
It is "Yoyogi Park" that has a wide area from "Harajuku" to "Yoyogi" on Yamanote Line.
There is also "Meiji Jingu" in the same place, and I could see it from the observation platform of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government.
There are many stations around Yoyogi Park.
Odakyu Line：Minami-Shinjuku Station, Sannomiyabashi Station, Yoyogi Hachiman Station
Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line：Yoyogikoen Station, Harajuku Station ※Harajuku Station can also use the Fukutoshin Line.
Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line：Kitasando Station
JR Yamanote Line：Harajuku Station, Yoyogi Station
There are also Shibuya Station, Omotesando Station and Hatsudai Station within walking distance.
3) Park facilities and charges
Usage fee is free (some pay facilities are available)
Opening hours：24 hours
Parking lot：65 units (ordinary car：400 yen per hour / 200 yen every 30 minutes)
Facilities：Athletics field, football · hockey field, basketball court, outdoor stage, cycling center, cycling area for children, dog run, bird sanctuary
4) Good atmosphere in the park
There is an area where flowers such as roses are blooming, and there is a dog space, making it a bright atmosphere.
Near the fountain near Harajuku station, there are a lot of people practicing instruments.
If you like quiet places, you can relax on the west side of the park.
5) Food and drinks are found around the park
The nearest station is Harajuku, but there are also Omotesando Station and Shibuya Station within walking distance.
There are also many shops and cafes where you can take away near the park, so please check it out!
- July Open! Selected chocolate market & cafe "imperfect Omotesando" @ Omotesando
- A popular night cafe in Sapporo opens in Omotesando in May "INITIAL omotesando" @shibuya
- Too cute! ? Milk jar with pink tapiocalate / STREAMER COFFEE COMPANY @Omotesando
- SAKURA Mont Blanc 'Q-pot CAFE' @ Omotesando
- Five easy to use! Nescafe Harajuku (NESCAFE) @harajuku
- A pot of tea? sweets? / Tea pot cafe kagurazaka saryo @harajuku
お題「ひとりの時間の過ごし方」 How to spend time alone：picnic
See you at the next picnic!