Yoyogi Village: An Unconventional Oasis

Source: Tokyo Cheapo

A tropical garden in Tokyo, Yoyogi Village is filled with exotic plants, repurposed storage containers and a pick-and-mix selection of eco-friendly shops and cafes.
Just a few minutes’ walk from Yoyogi Station, this corner of the city could easily be missed as you walk by. Yoyogi Village is an alternative to the average Tokyo shopping mall, with an eco-friendly goal. It’s owned by music industry leader Takeshi Kobayashi, producer of Japanese band Mr. Children among other claims to fame.
He curates the music at the up-market Music Bar, but the rest of the restaurants and cafes are independent and all have a chilled feel. Divided into two levels, Yoyogi Village hosts coffee shops, bakeries and information booths about t

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