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Harajuku Takeshita-dori

Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture (Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu)
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Harajuku Fashion Walking Tour
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Ranked #7 of 90 things to do in Shibuya
Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks & points of interest, Sights & Landmarks
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Los Angeles, California
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47 reviews 47 reviews
13 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Had to visit the area that Gwen Stefani made so popular with the funky clothes, hype, youngsters hanging out, crepe shops galore, tutus and shopping. It's Melrose Place times 100. Sat at the coffee shop and watched all sorts of characters pass by, interesting at best. Welcome to Harajuku!

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Portland, Oregon
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015 NEW

Nice crowded street with lots of shops and Crepes! if you like Crepes come here because they are available left and right. Not the french kind where you need a plate and a fork. These are yummy funnel kinds.

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Sydney
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193 reviews 193 reviews
69 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

Like no other street in Japan this narrow street is home to some bizarre fashion. We witnessed girls dressed like human dolls, maids and goths. Shops selling all kinds of fashion more akin to fancy dress. Lots of fun, crowded and a great atmosphere. Snacky food and sweets available also. Be prepared to get jostled.

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shanghai
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27 reviews 27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Plenty of youngsters hang out here cosplaying or just eating snacks. Calbee plus for fresh fried potato sticks and chips is great! Lots of crepe shops. Cosplay costume ranges from $10 to $70+. Most outfits looks good on japanese frame that are less than 32 inch bra size and if you are shorter than 5'1. Most fit my arms and... More 

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Makati, Philippines
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83 reviews 83 reviews
24 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The beaten path. But I guess everyone has to do it once. Shopping is expensive and a lot, I believe, is all hype and fame. Nonetheless, there are lots of things to look at, as in all of Tokyo.

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Vancouver, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Fun area to shop for interesting items. Huge Daiso for cheap knick knacks and household items - we bought some snacks here for eating while shopping around. There were also music shops that sold fan merchandise for the popular bands.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

I absolutely love Harajuku! All the the little boutique shops on the the side streets, and the people watching is amazing. The crowd can be overwhelming, but if you want to see Tokyo life, I think this is a great place to visit.

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Macau, China
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188 reviews 188 reviews
87 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

What a great shopping street with a lot of little shops on the street selling everything cute right to the outrageous punk and goth style dress. Recommendable. Little eateries underground and nearby. Perfect after visiting the calm and spiritous Meiji shrine.

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Tokyo, Japan
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

2005 - That was probably the last great year for Takeshita-dori. The Japanese culture has been changing. Less people are dressing up, and the shops in the area are sacrificing quality and culture for competitive pricing and flare. The area is still great to see some Japan pop-culture, but the things that are written and blogged about the area just... More 

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

This small road for pedestrians only. You can find small local boutique with cute outfit there. Don't be surprised to see youngster dressed up in every possible style (some people call it bizarre). 100 yen store (108 after tax) Daiso has 3 story tall where you can find everything in lower quality, but still ok. There's also crepe store which... More 

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