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Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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lots of tourists, but teens loved it

This is a street that appeared to be less than a mile long, which runs uphill from the main street that is near the train station. It is lined with a number of small shops (maybe... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

This is a street that appeared to be less than a mile long, which runs uphill from the main street that is near the train station. It is lined with a number of small shops (maybe 2 or 3 times the size of a typical street shopping stall?) stocking women's clothing. The street food in this area appears to be... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Happened upon this street by accident after walking from the Meiji shrine towards Harijuku station. Fashionable street with a variety of small shops selling clothing and a variety of other items for a pretty cheap price. Also there's an odd fascination with crepes on this street, but they're pretty good and worth a try.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Want to see some crazy outfits, eat delicious crepes and buy some wacky clothes and gifts?! You've found a great place for that. If you come on a Sunday you're more likely to see the crazy outfits than any other day. You could spend hours just people watching and going from shop to shop which isn't a bad thing. If... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Full of exciting shops and people, especially on the weekends. Should you adore the anime cosplay, worth to visit harajuku.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The two sections are busy streets full of different shops (retail and food), lots to see and experience. Good place to spot some of the 'Harajuku' girls or people in different outfits.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

Went on a Sunday expecting to see people dressing up. There are people who dressed up as anime characters but there weren't a lot of them. Overall, still a nice place as there were many shops around. However, if you really want to shop, I recommend not going on the weekends as it is really very crowded.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Came here based on a friends recommendation and was blown away. The atmosphere is awesome and unlike no other. People dressed as very quirky up and down the street. The stores had some amazing clothing too. Totally worth the visit and it's free :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Nice place to watch Japanese young people strolling around. Many speciality shops for youngsters. Very crowded indeed. Recommended

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We arrived at Harajuku on Sunday and walked thru Takeshita-Dori to our apartment which is about 2min from the street. It was crowded as the street is quite narrow with lots of shops on each side of the street selling apparels and costumes mostly meant for the youngs. Daiso and Family Mart were there as well as few restaurants and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

We went on a Sunday and the Takeshita St is literally filled with people walking in both directions elbow to elbow. Looked forward to the famous crepe. A must in Tokyo

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Address: Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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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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