INSIDE: Everything you need to know about getting to the Tire Park Tokyo Playground in Japan.
Just 45 minutes by train from Ueno Tokyo, on the way to Kawasaki and the Haneda airport, is one of Japan’s crazy playgrounds.
Going by the name of Nishirokugo Park, or Tire Park Tokyo, as it is more commonly called, this kids adventure park is a Tyre Playground, a sustainable eco-friendly playground made of over 3000 recycled rubber car tyres of different sizes.
If you are travelling with kids, it’s a must do and well worth the effort.
Take a look below for details
- 1 See Godzilla at the Tire Park Tokyo Playground
- 2 Unique Playground Ideas at Tire Park Tokyo
- 3 Top tips for Nishirokugo Tire Park
- 4 Best playground in Tokyo?
- 5 THE INSIDE SCOOP: Tyre Playground Tokyo
- 6 How to get to the Tire Playground Tokyo
- 7 Toadstool Rating: Tokyo Tire Playground ideas
- 8 Looking for MORE SUPER DOOPER FUN places to visit in TOKYO?
See Godzilla at the Tire Park Tokyo Playground
Standing guard over this tyre playground are TWO towering Godzilla monsters made wholly of tyres!
There’s also an enormous Robot, and a Tyre Pagoda made from tyres too.
But the best thing about this tire playground is what kids can do there.
- tunnels to slide through
- giant metal box-like constructions to climb into and up
- one colossal tyre swing (think BIG!)
- bridges to cross
- balancing beams made of tyres
- a giant concrete slide (watch out for your bums) and
Unique Playground Ideas at Tire Park Tokyo
Wondering what to do in Tokyo when the kids have had enough ‘culture’?
Make your own Ninja Warrior course at this futuristic tyre playground.
If you have kids who are into Parkour, you’ll likely not see them for the next hour or two.
Top tips for Nishirokugo Tire Park
Take your hats, and remember your water bottles.
There’s NO shade here, so it’s best to visit first thing in the morning, or late in the afternoon.
A change of clothes is always a good idea too – it’s a pretty dry and dusty space at times.
Best playground in Tokyo?
This playground with tires is definitely in our Top 10 of Playgrounds in Japan.
It’s also off the beaten tourist track, which means you’ll be spending time in amongst the locals and that rates as one of our top reasons to go anywhere.
THE INSIDE SCOOP: Tyre Playground Tokyo
Correct at time of publication on Roam the Gnome. Please check with venue for updates. We apologise in advance if there have been any changes we are unaware of. All prices in yen, unless otherwise stated
Address: 1-6-1 Nishirokugo, Ota-ku, Tokyo
Tyre Playground Opening Hours
Sunrise to Sunset
How to get to the Tire Playground Tokyo
Make your way to Shinagawa station, then hop on the Keikyu line to Zoshiki Station.
It’s then about an eight minute walk to the Tyre Playground.
Toadstool Rating: Tokyo Tire Playground ideas
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