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Jiyugaoka / Futakotamagawa / Setagaya

Family Fun in Jiyugaoka / Futakotamagawa / Setagaya Areas of Tokyo – Tokyo with Kids, Tokyo with Teens.

Your free curated guide for Expats living in Tokyo, Japan and families traveling to Japan. Mom created, curated and made! We are sharing our favorite family friendly attractions by area, including the latest events, best restaurants, exciting Tokyo cooking and craft classes, Japanese antiques and gift shopping, early open breakfast spots, indoor play centers, playgrounds and more! Don`t forget our popular Tokyo One Day Itineraries with Kids, Moving to Japan Guides. We provide all this information for free since we want you to enjoy your life and time in Tokyo and Japan as much as we do! .

Laugh, Learn & Live! Enjoy the Jiyugaoka / Futakotamagawa / Setagaya area of Tokyo with your Family.

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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Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest – Sweets Paradise

Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest, Tokyo sweet shops

If you’re a dessert fan Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest is your one-stop-shop. Located next to Cuoca – Tokyo Baking Enthusiasts Dream Shop, Jiyugaoka Sweets Forest has 8 different kiosks run by famous dessert chefs showcasing seasonal items. They are celebrating their 15th Anniversary and offering an Aloha! Hawaiin Sweets special which …

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Komazawa Olympic Park (Setagaya, Tokyo) – A Great Sports Park

Komazawa Olympic Park (Setagaya, Tokyo)

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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DIY Factory, Futako-Tamagawa – Learn, Make, Rent, Buy

If you love DIY and you want to get you or your hands dirty, then you have to visit the creative shop called DIY Factory in Futako-Tamagawa. This store is fascinating they sell DIY products, have DIY workshops, and offer workshop space and tool rental.  As a true blood DIYer, …

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Granny Smiths Apple Pie (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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Higashine Park & Playground 

Higashine Park & Playground (東根公園) is a newly renovated playground with equipment to challenge little ones. Located just 10 minutes on foot from Buta Park (Pig Park) at Komazawa Olympic Park #4 on our list of Top 10 Recommended Baby and Kids Parks in Tokyo and an 11 minute walk to Fusumacho Park Playground and Bicycle …

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Mr Farmer Komazawa Olympic Park (Komazawa, Tokyo)

Mr Farmer is known for their farm-to-table concept, delivering fresh, locally produced food to local consumers. Whether you are a vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free Mr Farmer offers something for everyone. Mr Farmer Komazawa (their 4th restaurant) is located in Komazawa Olympic Park at the Nishi-guchi gate or near the Jabu Jabu Ike (paddling …

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Fusumacho Park Playground and Bicycle Traffic Safety Park

It`s starting to feel like Spring! A great time to get your little ones to practice riding. We found this great bicycle traffic park two blocks behind the Squirrel Park at Komazawa Olympic Park #4 on our list of Top 10 Recommended Baby and Kids Parks in Tokyo. Fusumacho (衾町) Bicycle …

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Tokyo One Day Itinerary: Jiyugaoka Area with Kids

Jiyugaoka is a lovely area filled with boutiques, restaurants and cafes. If visiting the area with kids we recommend these restaurants and play areas to visit between shopping breaks. Open from 8:00 Lupicia Tea Shop is a great spot to start the morning with a delicious cup of tea and …

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Cuoca Jiyugaoka – Tokyo Baking Enthusiasts Dream Shop

Cuoca is a one-stop shop for baking supplies that aren’t always easy to find. Their stores are stocked high with everything from baking inserts and pans to sprinkles and toppers. They carry pastry tips and icing for making more detailed desserts, a variety of high-quality flours, nuts, dried fruits, liqueur …

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Tsutaya Electrics Futakotamagawa – An Art and Technology Store

Tsutaya Electrics

Tsutaya Electrics in Futakotamagawa is my favorite place to sit back, relax and enjoy a good book with or without the kids while browsing their art, appliances, and home space. Located near the creative DIY Factory where you can learn, make, buy DIY products; the 100 Spoons Family Restaurant, Futakotamaga Park, Japanese …

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Kid friendly Izakayas with Play Spaces in Tokyo

izakaya

Locating a dinner restaurant with a kids` space for little ones is a struggle. Welcome Monteroza, a kid-friendly izakaya chain with play spaces, a private room where parents can relax and dine while the little ones play. Monteroza kids` spaces are furnished with soft toys, books, music or video entertainment, colorful wall-padding and …

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Fungo Breakfast & Burgers Cafe Mishuku, Setagaya

Fungo Breakfast & Burgers Cafe is a local family favorite. It is conveniently located less than a minute walk from the popular Setagaya Park with mini SL train that you can ride, pedal go cart track, playgrounds and shanty town where kids build fires, saw wood and take risks, and a …

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Blue Bottle Coffee (10 Cafes in Tokyo)

Blue Bottle Coffee Nakameguro

Blue Bottle Coffee (ブルーボトルコーヒー) opened their newest shop in Nakameguro. They now have stores in nine Tokyo locations and don’t seem to be slowing down – Sangenjaya, Meguro, Nakameguro, Shinagawa, Roppongi, Aoyama, Shibuya, Shinjuku, Ikebukuro and their 1st was Kiyosumi Fukugawa (where they also roast).  I`m thrilled to have a …

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Yakiniku Shibaura, Mishuku – Family friendly Yakiniku

Yakiniku shibaura

Yakiniku Shibaura is our favorite family-friendly yakiniku restaurant in Setagaya-ku. They serve delicious cuts of Japanese domestic Wagyu Beef. Our kids love it. As you walk into the restaurant you see a refrigerator stocked with slabs of Japanese domestic Wagyu beef. Yakiniku Shibaura carefully selects their Wagyu beef from different areas of Japan, and …

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