Meiji Shrine


This Tokyo neighbourhood sidles the sprawling Yoyogi Koen (Park). It’s the perfect place to laze the day away reading, playing sports or visiting one of the regular food and culture festivals. From there, you can follow paths into what may be Tokyo’s most popular shrine, Meiji Jingu. The leafy paths, secret inner garden and beautiful Meiji Shrine are well worth a visit. For shopping and dining, head to the trendy Yoyogi-Uehara area for delicious coffee and upscale boutiques. This neighbourhood is in easy reach of other hotspots like Shinjuku, Shibuya, Harajuku and Omotesando. With so much to do, you could simply wander for hours and discover something new. But, for the lowdown on the best things to do in Yoyogi, check out the articles below.


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