Yoyogi-Uehara is a safe and quiet exclusive residential area. You will feel tranquil and relaxed in this downtown area, possibly forgetting that you are in a big city. It is just a 20 minute walk to Yoyogi Park, where you can experience live performances, festivals, and visit the Meiji-Jingu shrine. Around this apartment there also are Komaba Park, Yoyogi-Hachimangu shrine, and the Islamic mosque (Tokyo Camii), one of the most beautiful mosques in East Asia.
In Shimokitazawa (Two stops west on the Odakyu line from Yoyogi-Uehara station), a lively, active area, popular among all generations, you will find lots of grocery stores, reasonably priced, fancy cafés and restaurants, secondhand clothing stores, and live theaters.
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Yoyogi Hachiman shrine
Meiji Jingu shrine
Shimo-Kitazawa minami guchi shopping street
Hair & Make brat
Kumanomi general store
Abii bungu stationery shop
Nakayama fruit & vegetable store
Nishihara shopping street
Marusho grocery store
INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP CULTURE ASSOCIATION
Kinharu creative Japanese food restaurant
Parks FOOD & BEVERAGE
Yoyogi-Uehara station is 5 minutes from Shinjuku station by Odakyu line, 3 minutes from Meiji-Jingu Mae (Harajuku) station by Tokyo Metro Chiyoda line. Yoyogi-Uehara station has been renovated to a complex facility that has a variety of shops and restaurants, grocery stores, sports gyms, etc.