NHK headquarters in Shibuya, Tokyo

NHK (日本放送協会, Nippon Hōsō Kyōkai, Japan Broadcasting Corporation) is Japan's public television and radio broadcaster. Its headquarters are located in Shibuya, Tokyo, next to Yoyogi Park.

NHK Studio Park is a part of the NHK Broadcasting Center that is open to the public. For a small entrance fee, it gives visitors a chance to look behind the scenes of NHK broadcasting.

At NHK Studio Park, visitors can observe how television programs, such as the historical Taiga Drama and popular morning dramas, are being recorded. On weekdays from 1:27pm, visitors can watch the nationwide live broadcast of the talk program "Studio Park kara konnichiwa" from behind the scenes.

Furthermore, visitors can participate in hands-on experiences in voice dubbing and program creation, including the production of a news program (same-day reservations required). There are also a 3D theater, an archive of popular television programs of the past, and information about NHK, its history and current popular programs. Finally, there is a shop where NHK related goods can be purchased.

Visitors participate in a hands-on experience as news announcers, weather girl and camera operator

Access

NHK Studio Park is a 10-15 minute walk from Harajuku Station on the JR Yamanote Line, Meiji-jingu-mae Station on the Subway Chiyoda Line, or from Shibuya Station.

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Hours & Fees

Hours

10:00 to 18:00 (entry until 17:30)

Closed

The fourth Monday of each month (or the following day if that Monday is a national holiday), New Year holidays

Admission

200 yen

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Page last updated: September 10, 2016