Yoyogi-Koen Station is located in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward close to Yoyogi-hachiman Station of Odakyu Odawara Line. It lies on the Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line in between Meiji Jingumae and Yoyogi-Uehara stations.

Tokai University

Located close to Yoyogi-Koen Station is the Yoyogi Campus of Tokai University. Tokai University is a private university established in 1943 by Shigeyoshi Matsumae, formerly the Engineering President of the Ministry of Communications. The university mainly focuses on the sciences and engineering, as Shigeyoshi Matsumae believed that "After the war, development and the peaceful use of the science and technology were necessary for the development of Japan where the resource was scarce". The other departments, besides all the different sciences and technologies, are the Schools of Letters, Arts, Political Science and Economics, Humanities and Culture, and Law. Tokai University is unique in Japan in the sense that it refers to its faculties as "schools". The university also offers pilot training in cooperation with All Nippon Airways.

National Olympics Memorial Youth Center

About ten minutes walk from Yoyogi-Koen Station is the National Olympics Memorial Youth Center, or the NYC. The National Olympics Memorial Youth Center is an independent educational institution established in 1965 as a central domestic facility for various educational and cultural activities. It aims to promote healthy development of young people by providing them with the right environment. Its activities include organization of various training courses for young people and promotion of cooperation and links between institutions and groups connected to youth education.

In 1991, the NYC undertook a complete renovation of the facilities. These facilities were originally converted from the Olympic Village that was built for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics, and had by then deteriorated. Besides the center administrative building, dormitories, a sports building, and a cultural building with a large and a small hall were also built. Today, these facilities hold various events and provide educational and cultural activities appropriate for the youth.

Yoyogi-Hachiman Shrine

Yoyogi-Hachiman Shrine is a Shinto shrine located on a hill a short walk from Yoyogi-Koen Station. This shrine is a circular, thatched Jomon house that has been recreated to mark where people lived 4,500 years ago. Nestled in a grove of trees, with its center open to the air, the shrine has an atmosphere of peace and quiet. The Yoyogi-Hachiman Shrine is dedicated to Hachiman, the god of war.

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