Yoyogi National Stadium
This early masterpiece by architect Tange Kenzō was built for the 1964 Olympics. The stadium, which looks vaguely like a samurai helmet,...
On the grounds of Meiji-jingū is the strolling garden, Meiji-jingū Gyoen. It was once a feudal estate; after it came under imperial...
NHK Broadcasting Center
The headquarters and main studio of Japan's national broadcaster, NHK.
This Tokyo outpost of a long-running Oslo coffee shop serves Aeropress coffee by day and creative cocktails by night.
This tiny eight-seat bistro, dishing up homemade sausages, fresh-baked bread and bio wines, has a huge local following. Reservations are...
If it’s a sunny and warm weekend afternoon you can count on there being a crowd lazing around the large grassy expanse that is Yoyogi-kōen. You can also usually find revellers and noisemakers of all stripes, from hula-hoopers to African drum circles to a group of retro greasers dancing around a boom box. It’s an excellent place for a picnic and probably the only place in the city where you can reasonably toss a frisbee without fear of hitting someone.
During the warmer months, festivals take place on the plaza across from the park.