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Harajuku Takeshita-dori

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Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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Harajuku Fashion Walking Tour

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So many unique shops and people, lots of people with costume and cosplay. Just off from Harajuku Station and you'll experience a different ambience

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015 NEW

So many unique shops and people, lots of people with costume and cosplay. Just off from Harajuku Station and you'll experience a different ambience

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed walking in and out of the stores while trying not to bump into the others. Experience the hustle bustle of Japan's teen market.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

We visited Takeshita-dori on a Saturday and had a blast. Plenty of people dressed up in crazy costumes. Amazing shops with really interesting clothes. We tried a crepe and it was yummy - too much cream for my taste but so delicious. A must do if you can make the time. So much energy and a great buzz all day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

If you've come to Japan for the clothes Takeshita is the place. Just hop off at Harajuku station and take the Takeshita St exit and boom you're there. Takeshita st is just one main market style walk way with clothing shops and stalls. Keep walking and you'll come to a crossing - cross that crossing and you'll end up in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Came on a weekday and it was still insanely crowded. Lots of people completely decked out as various characters, even saw some decora and princess girls! The people watching is fantastic but it's fairly hard to stand still in one spot for long due to the crush of people moving on either side. Lots of cute and random shops filled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

There are shops worth a look here - though the hunting in surrounding streets of Harajuke offer more. My teenager's eyes were literally on stalks when he saw the shoes on offer in the environs (he loves a sneaker). Takashita dori is the äspanese promenade (of sorts) if one can promenade in a "phone booth" - and the Japanese can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I'd be lying if I said I wasn't excited as anything to see Harajuku and the famous Takeshita-Dori. Getting off the train and standing in front of it all was the best feeling ever! There were so many crazy shops, everything was just fascinating. You have to try out Japanese crepes - they're delicious!! Harajuku is an incredible place to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Harajuku, particularly the Takeshita-dori street is where Tokyo's teenagers get their latest fashion fix. It is directly in front of the JR line/Harajuku station and you can't miss it. The small street is lined left and right with shops selling souvenirs, the latest Japanese accessories and oddly enough, a ton of crepes stores. There are also stores selling costumes for... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

If you have youngsters on your shopping list or with you this is the place to go, especially if you have girls (one stop shopping for everything cute "kawaii"). Takeshita Street is just off to the left of the main strip from the JR Harajuku stop, This area is not very long around 15 - 20 walk without stopping light... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Over-crowded with youngsters and fashionable people. Difficult to walk around and to shop. Window shopping and people watching are okay. The clothing is mostly for cos-playing. Getting here is easy, just catch a JR East Train and get off at Harajuku Station.

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Staying in Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu

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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.