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Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Setagaya Park Area with Kids

Setagaya Park Area with Kids Setagaya Park is one we frequent on our list of Top Recommended Playground Parks in Tokyo. They offer rides on a mini Steam Locomotive, free pedal-go-carts in a traffic park with working traffic signals, have 2 separate playgrounds equipped with swings, spring riders, slides, monkey bars …

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Kuritsu Komatsunagi Park (区立駒繋公園) and Shinto Shrine, Setagaya

Kuritsu Komatsunagi Park and Shrine is a hidden gem in Setagaya. It`s located a short walk from some of our favorite lunch spots and parks; 3 minute walk from our favorite, local family-friendly Napoli Pizza spot, Savoy Pizza Mishuku, a 7 minute walk from Fungo Breakfast and Burgers Cafe, and …

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Todoroki Ravine Park, Setagaya-ku – Great Trekking for Little Ones

Todoroki Ravine Park

The Todoroki Ravine Park (等々力渓谷公園) is a perfect paradise for families looking for a bit of green trekking in the Tokyo. The Park is a little over 1 kilometer in length and runs along Yazawagawa (谷沢川). Kids will enjoy collecting sticks and jumping on rocks as parents relax in the quiet …

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Jiyugaoka Futakotamagawa Setagaya Area

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Kodomo no Hiroba Park, Setagaya – Climbing Structures & Water Play

Kodomo no Hiroba Park (子供広場公園) is a large, sand park with plenty of space to run around. Located near the popular Setagaya Park it has a long splash river, three different structures to climb, and plenty of shaded areas to protect you and the little ones from the hot summer sun. Find the elderly …

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Komazawa Olympic Park, Setagaya – A Great Sports Park

Komazawa Olympic Park (駒沢オリンピック公園) is a sports facility that was constructed for the 1964 Summer Olympics. It`s an amazing park for families. The park includes three different animal-themed playgrounds for young children (squirrel, pig and horse), a summer splash pond, jogging and cycling course, a dog run area, skateboard park, …

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Granny Smiths Apple Pie & Coffee, Setagaya, Aoyama, Ginza & Yokohama

granny smiths

Granny Smiths Apple Pie & Coffee (グラニースミス アップルパイ&コーヒー) offers takeaway counter specializes in four delicious varieties of apple pie; Japan Dutch Crumble, Classic Rum Raisin, French D’mandes and England Custard (around 400 yen per slice). They also offer delicious seasonal pies, teas, espresso and coffee drinks. The small shop doesn`t provide seating however …

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Setagaya Play Park, Ikejiri – Where Kids Build Fires, Saw Wood and Take Risks

Setagaya park (世田谷公園) offers a number of fun outdoor activities from rides on a mini SL train, a free pedal cart course, running and cycling course, flea markets, playgrounds and more. My son and his friends have begun frequenting their shanty town known as “play park” – an area where kids can learn to …

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Tokyo Junior Playhouse, Setagaya

Tokyo Junior Playhouse (TJP) is an all-English non-profit community drama group for and by kids in Tokyo, Japan. TJP’s unique style is to take a traditional Japanese story and make it into a kids-friendly English script. TJP opened their doors in 2012, marking their first public performance at the Setagaya …

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Setagaya Park, Setagaya (mini SL train rides, pedal race tracks and more!)

Setagaya Park is a great park for kids. They offer train rides on a Mini Steam Locomotive (Wednesdays, Weekends and Holidays only), pedal go carts in a traffic park with working traffic signals, 2 separate playgrounds equip with swings, spring riders, slides, monkey bars and sandpit, and a children-sized shanty town …

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Jakuzure Walking Path – Nakameguro to Sangenjaya

A nicely manicured walk with flowers and green starting at Nakameguro and ending in Sangenjaya is the Jakuzure Green River Way / Jakuzure walking path. In the past the Jakuzure River, also known as the “noisy river”, flooded frequently during typhoon season so the city decided to cover it and …

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F&F Natural Food Store – 15 locations in Tokyo

F&F Natural Food Store

F&F is a natural food store with 15 locations in Tokyo and 2 in Kanagawa. They carry fresh, pesticide-free vegetables, quality Japanese rice, super foods like Hemp & Chia seeds, additive-free seasonings, homemade lunch boxes and breads, household items and organic baby food, snacks and rice cereal. F&F receives their produce direct …

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