Tokyo Children Friendly Parks


There are many Children Friendly Parks in Tokyo that have interesting and unique play areas for kids and little ones. These parks come in all sizes and are a great place for families to have a good time, relax and get some sunshine and fresh air. Here is our list of Tokyo Children Friendly Parks.

Tokyo Children Friendly Parks

Niko Niko Park

Niko Niko Park has a variety of fun options for children up to 12 years of age to play on. They have a large Jungle Tower with a rolling pin slide, a smaller Wonder Jungle & Sandpit for smaller children, a mountain to climb and slide down, a waterfall, rope slide and more. Location: 1-7-5 Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Shinanomachi Station, 5-min walk, Aoyama Iitchome Station, 10-min walk Google Maps

Sakurazaka Park “Robot Park”

Sakurazaka Park or “Robot Park” is located next to the Roppongi Hills mega-complex. This is a small fun park filled with many contoured plastic slides, robot-designed spring-riders, climbing stairs and a long rolling-pin slide to entertain the kids. Location: 6-16-46 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Train Access:  Roppongi Station, 5-min walk, Azabu Juban Station, 8-min walk Google Maps

Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen is one of the most popular parks and gardens in Tokyo. This park is beautiful in every season. This park is great for kids of all ages and the park is always clean, quiet and thereby perfectly fit for family picnics. There is a small entrance fee to enter. Location: 11 Naitomachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Shinjuku Station, 5-min walk Google Maps

Inokashira Park

Inokashira Park is popular with families with kids. There is a lake and visitors can choose from three different types of child-friendly paddle boats to journey through the long narrow pond and enjoy the scenery with the kids. There is a small zoo and many cherry blossom trees. Location: 1-18-31 Gotenyama, Musashino-shi, Tokyo Train Access: Inokashirakoen Station, Kichijoji Station, a few min walk Google Maps

The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace

The East Gardens of the Imperial Palace is open to the public, but the palace is not. This is a great place to visit with the kids and view the beautiful gardens. You can easily spend a few hours walking around the gardens and enjoying the scenery. This is a great example to see how a fortress was set up in the past. Location: Chiyoda 1-1, Chiyoda, Tokyo Train Access: Nijubashi-Mae Station, 7 min walk, Otemachi Station, 13 min walk Google Maps

Futako Tamagawa Park

This popular family park has a playground, bouldering walls and plenty of empty space for children to run and play freely. This park also has a nice Japanese garden with ponds and waterfalls and is a nice place for the whole family. Location: 1-16-1 Tamagawa, Setagaya-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Futako Tamagawa Station, 8-min walk Google Maps

Kodomo No Mori Park

Known among local kids as the “Monster Park,” this lovely playground/park has eight life-size dinosaur monuments in addition to a number of other playground equipment. The kids can freely climb on the dinosaurs, hop on dragon boats and play with mist showers during the summer. Location: 3-10-13 Kita Shinagawa, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Oimachi Station, 14 min walk Google Maps

Ueno Park

Ueno Park is a very large public park and one of the most popular parks in Tokyo. There is a good playground (just outside the zoo) with slides, play structure, and swings. A nearby amusement park has a small collection of rides for kids aged 2 to 8. Inside the park, there are many of Tokyo’s most popular tourist attractions including the Tokyo National Museum, Ueno Zoo and the National Museum of Western Art. Ueno Park is also popular in spring for its many cherry blossom trees. Location: 5-20 Uenokoen, Taito City, Tokyo Train Access: Ueno Station, a few min walk Google Maps

Heiwa no Mori Park

One of the best parks for active kids is Heiwa no Mori Park in Ota-ku. This park has been one of our family’s favorites for years. The kids can run, climb and get wet, burning off hours of energy! All kids and active adults will love Heiwa no Mori Park, but the ideal age range is 6-14 years. Location: 2-1 Heiwanomori Park, Ota-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Osaki Station, 10 min walk, Oimachi Station, 14 min walk Google Maps

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Arisugawa Park

Arisugawa Park is built into a hill, so it has several tiers. There is a wooded area at the bottom with streams, waterfalls, bridges, and a pond. On a tier above, there is a large plaza with an adjacent children’s playground. There is also an open ground area if you want to play with the kids. This park is a great break from the busy city. Location: 5-7-29 Minami-Azabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Hiroo Station, 2 min walk Google Maps

Himonya Park

Himonya Park is an attractive small park that is set around a lake with rowboats that you can ride in summer. There is a small petting zoo for the kids with guinea pigs, rabbits, and dogs. The park has a playground and sandbox and is filled with cherry blossom trees that come alive in the spring. Location: 6-9-11 Himonya, Meguro-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Gakugei Daigaku Station, 5 min walk Google Maps

Naka Meguro Park

Naka Meguro Park is a popular grass park with a large variety of plants and flowers. Located within the grounds is a small playground, fitness and sports area, area to play basketball, a pond, water play area, and a “Flower and Greenery Learning Center” where visitors can learn about the flowers and plants in the park. Location: 2-3-14 Nakameguro, Meguro-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Naka Meguro, 10 min walk Google Maps

Hanegi Park

This is a small park that is a great place for kids to have fun. They can enjoy the playground, maze, and play in a dirt park. There is a small plum orchard that looks great when in the blooming mode in the early spring. Location: 4-38-52 Daita, Setagaya- Ku, Tokyo Train Access: Umegaoka Station, 5 min walk Google Maps

Kogai Park

Kogai Park is a playground park that is a great place for kids to have fun. They have a zip line, a huge jungle gym, sandbox, swings, slide, and some really great climbing equipment. Location: 3-12-1 Nishiazabu, Minato-ku, Tokyo Train Access: Hiroo Station, 7 min walk Google Maps

Senzokuike Park

Senzokuike Park has lush greenery, shaded walking paths, boating facility, large pond filled with koi, Japanese Shrine, large library, playground and a children`s playroom nearby. The park is beautiful every season. Location: 2-3-6 Minamisenzoku, Ota-ku Train Access: Sensokuike Station, 2 min walk Google Maps

Parks with Summer Pools & Water Play Areas

Komazawa Olympic Park

Komazawa Olympic Park is a fun park for children of all ages. It includes three different playgrounds for young children the squirrel, pig, horse-themed and a summer splash pond. This is a large park that has lots of room to play and have fun. Location: 1-1 Komazawakoen, Setagaya, Tokyo Train Access: Komazawa-Daigaku Station, 13-min walk Google Maps

Setagaya Park

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 equipped with swings, spring riders, slides, monkey bars, sandpit, and swimming pools. Location: 1-5-2 Ikejiri, Setagaya Ward, Tokyo Train Access: Ikejiri Ohashi Station, 15 min walk, Yutenji Station, 15 min walk Google Maps

Futo Park

This is a fantastic child-friendly park situated near the center of Tokyo. The playground has a huge ship for the play equipment and is very baby and child-friendly. The water play area is open from July until the beginning of September. Swim diapers are allowed. Location: 3-14-34 Kaigan, Minato 105-0022, Tokyo Train Access: Tamachi Station, 15 min walk Google Maps

Shiokaze Park

The Shiokaze Park is located on Tokyo Bay. There is a large Pirate boat for the kids to play on, there are BBQs and picnic area and there’s a great view of the City. There is a fountain for kids to play in during the summer. Location: 1 Higashiyashio, Shinagawa City, Tokyo Train Access: Daiba Station, 3 min walk Google Maps

Kiba Park

Kiba Park is a nice park with a garden and lots of room. There are walking paths and there is a nice water splashing play area for children. Location: 4 Chome Kiba, Koto City, Tokyo Train Access: Kiyosumi-shirakawa Station, 15 min walk Google Maps

Komatsugawa Sakaigawa Water Park

The Komatsugawa Sakaigawa Water Park is a nice place that incorporates water in a number of ways, it is divided into five zones and there is a collection of waterfalls, streams, stepping stones, bridges and ponds, Children can swim or play in the various waterways in the summer. Location: 4 Chome Central, Edogawa City, Tokyo Train Access: Kinshicho Station, 5 min walk, Kinshicho Ekimae Bus Stop, Higashikomatsugawa Ichichome Bus, 4 min walk Google Maps

Asukayama Park

Asukayama Park is a great park for children. It has a water play area with ponds, streams and a small waterfall. The huge playground has a fun climbing play hill with many slides and rock climbing areas. Next door is the Arakawa Amusement park that has a number of old-style rides, petting zoo, water park, and a fishing area. Location: 1-Chome-1-3 Oji, Kita City, Tokyo Train Access: Oji Station, 4 min walk Google Maps

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