Miyashita Park 2013

Sports park in an urban setting

By Michelle Madden    - 1 min read

Miyashita Park is an excellent use of urban space, allowing outdoor recreational activities in the middle of the city. It's a recreational sports park that is located five minutes' walk from Shibuya Station on Meiji Dori. Set amidst the high rise buildings it has an interesting way of making you feel both a part of the city as well as removed from it. The facilities at Miyashita Park include two football arenas, an area with rock climbing walls and a skatepark.

Update: The park underwent renewal and reopened on July 28th, 2020.

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Michelle Madden

Michelle Madden @michelle.madden

I'm a young South African who has traveled many hours to visit the land of the rising sun. I'm a film studies postgraduate, with an interest in cinematography and photography. My mission is to document as much of Japan as possible for the duration of my stay.