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Harajuku Takeshita-dori

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Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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Fantastic for People Watching!

This is a must see when you have teens! Definitely overcrowded, but worth to see at least once. It does lack benches to sit if you're tired. Actually none! Lot's of shops. If... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

This is a must see when you have teens! Definitely overcrowded, but worth to see at least once. It does lack benches to sit if you're tired. Actually none! Lot's of shops. If you're lucky, you'll see lots of Harajuku fashion. It is quite the site to see and fun. Once is enough for grown adults.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

Don't miss a walk down this extraordinary street. It's a real eye opener. I took a few amusing videos. You will see everything from goth to anime, shops and food mostly catering to the younger Manga/anime crowd.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I wouldn't go there many times but it is an experience visiting once. For the teens, I guess this is paradise with all the supposed "kawaii" items. Girls dress in "kawaii" style but in recent, haven't notice many wearing them. I much prefer Asakusa.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

Well, I went here a few days ago and honestly, I'm not really blown away with this. The place is very young and yeah sure it would be fun if you go with teenagers or if you just wanna stroll in one of the Tokyo trendiest area but for me I prefer to take a walk in Omotesando rather than... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

We (My girlfriend and her official shopping carrier, me) went to see where the girls from Gwen Stefani videos come from. There are dozens of shops selling weird and wonderful clothing, crepes and fancy dress dog costumes along with tee shirt stalls that give free engraved chop sticks with 2 purchases... And a McDonalds. Allow plenty of time, money and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

My friend and I visited this street on a short trip to Tokyo and we were not disappointed. It is steps away from the Harajuku station, depending on what exit you use. There are lots of cafes, restaurants, and stands selling all sorts of foods and delicious desserts! We went on a Sunday so most of the shops opened around... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Kooky fun youthful bright and quirky Tokyo - this is where you come to see fashionable youth and interesting characters, have a little fun, have a little shop and have some lunch and people watch. I could have stayed all day just to watch the people pass.. a visual feast!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Visiting Harajuku district had been my dream since I learnt about this place. And I was not disappointed! Extremely crowded, filled with a mix of tourists and Japanese youngsters moving among tens of different shops and trendy cafes, this place is truly amazing. I love how the teenagers were dressed, with many styles and a lot of fantasy. I loved... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Just minutes from the Harajuku station, Takeshita street is bursting with kawaii cuteness and trendy shops for youngsters. There is plenty to eat, from fast food to sit down restaurants and prices are reasonable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

This place is trendy, crazy, noisy, and if you are a teen, pretty cool. This is where the cosplay girls come to shop. It's all here from the outrageous clothes to the equally outrageous crepes. Hate crowds? Don't go. But if you do go you can get away and go a short walk away to the very upscale Omotesando street... More 

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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast, Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.
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