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Yoyogi

  Jul 28th, 2010

I took a trip out to Yoyogi on the weekend to capture some photos of this area which is located very close to Shinjuku. It is surprising how quiet and peaceful the area was given its proximity to the large business district nearby.

Yoyogi

Yoyogi

Shops and underpass in Yoyogi

Shops and underpass in Yoyogi

JR Yoyogi Station on the Yamanote Line

JR Yoyogi Station on the Yamanote Line

The Yoyogi Station area.

The Yoyogi Station area.

The underpass for the Yamanote Line above has a great atmosphere about it.

The underpass for the Yamanote Line above has a great atmosphere about it.

Leafy green side roads make for good exploration.

Leafy green side roads make for good exploration.

These buildings look to have been around for a while. Very peaceful and relaxing.

These buildings look to have been around for a while. Very peaceful and relaxing.

The old style Odakyu Romance Car makes its way over the crossing.

The old style Odakyu Romance Car makes its way over the crossing.

The EXE train rolls through Yoyogi

The EXE train rolls through Yoyogi

Looking back at the Shinjuku Takashimaya building. Its only a short walk from Yoyogi to Shinjuku

Looking back at the Shinjuku Takashimaya building. Its only a short walk from Yoyogi to Shinjuku

Follow the tracks all the way down

Follow the tracks all the way down

No shortage of places for train spotting in Yoyogi.

No shortage of places for train spotting in Yoyogi.

These kids were also practicing their camera skills taking photos of the trains.

These kids were also practicing their camera skills taking photos of the trains.

You can get really close to the trains at the crossings. Its almost possible to reach out and touch.

You can get really close to the trains at the crossings. Its almost possible to reach out and touch.

Time to reflect as people wait for the railway crossing to clear

Time to reflect as people wait for the railway crossing to clear

There are some charming older buildings around in Yoyogi. Where is this style of architecture today?

There are some charming older buildings around in Yoyogi. Where is this style of architecture today?

The buildings of Shinjuku in the background

The buildings of Shinjuku in the background

The power lines seem to disappear the longer you look at the photo as the buildings in the distance rise.

The power lines seem to disappear the longer you look at the photo as the buildings in the distance rise.

Old buildings blend with the new

Old buildings blend with the new

Local cafe restaurant

Local cafe restaurant

A little bit of wild greenery in the middle of the city.

A little bit of wild greenery in the middle of the city.

Quiet and relaxed, yet just minutes away from the hustle of Shinjuku

Quiet and relaxed, yet just minutes away from the hustle of Shinjuku

Plenty of promotion out for this eatery on a Yoyogi street

Plenty of promotion out for this eatery on a Yoyogi street

soulprincess says:

Hi.
First up, love your photos, and your site is gorgeous…

Thanks for following me…

Have a very nice day – from Norway – SP

shibuya246 says:

You are welcome. Glad you enjoyed. Tweet with you later :)

perdomot says:

Feels like its been forever since we saw one of these great articles. Nice to see them again. Now we have a lot of combinis to catch up on. LOL

shibuya246 says:

Yes, it has been a while. I have been trying to sort out a few things in my life, one of them being perhaps a move overseas to New York or maybe Hawaii :) will let everyone know when I work out the details.

I’ll try and catch up on a few conbini mondays as well and keep things moving. Thanks

Tapiokaa says:

…amazing ,every one of them!!

tornadoes28 says:

I love train spotting.

 

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