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Harajuku Takeshita-dori

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Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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Crazy describes it pretty good.

Leaving the Harajuku station you're instantly blown away by all the colors and shiny lights. Takeshita street is a really narrow pedestrian street with loooots of shops and cafes... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

I might have to apologize for buying every single girly thing I found here like socks with lace & fluffy phone cases & heart shaped shades. This is too cool, you can't find these kind of "teenage cool" things elsewhere! I was thrilled. Other than that, this street is great! It has shops but also some food places like cute... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

When I headed to japan I was mostly excited for takeshita-dori street. I had watched so many videos learning about this street. When I went my expectations were met. The crepes that this street is famous for was delicious. I got the green tea and cheesecake one!

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Went there and was starry eyed for a moment. there were so many things everywhere! great place to visit with teens

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Trying to actually shop here on a Sunday afternoon is difficult. Sardines in a can is an understatement. It was too many people for me. But it was very interesting to witness for a small amount of time. Loved the shops and wished I could have browsed them.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We stayed just off this street at an apartment booked through roomorama and found it to be a great location to explore locally but also as a base to catch a train etc. Without a doubt it's busy with plenty of hussle and bussle, but that's kind of the way things seem to work in Tokyo :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Leaving the Harajuku station you're instantly blown away by all the colors and shiny lights. Takeshita street is a really narrow pedestrian street with loooots of shops and cafes. Everything seems to be a bit 'too much' for Europeans and all the clothes tend to be kawaii and have at least one eye-catcher. If you're into the Anime/Manga scene you... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

We went here on a saturday midday ish (shops don't open in Japan until 10.30-11ish) Apparently sunday morning is where you'll see the anime girls. The street was easy to find, across the road from the Harajuku train station and it is very narrow but full of cool shops. Cool to see if you like shops and have got some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

It is a street and very interesting region, where there are only teenagers; they are there to visit shops, shopping, enjoying a good crepe, dress the way they want, and very interesting the street and do not miss the crepe as it is very good, similar to what one eats in the streets of Paris.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

this street - walk up or down it... it is a sight for your senses and eyes and brains. every shop as a story. don't forget to ensure you eat Crepe and allocate time for this street.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This is a pedestrian-only street lined with fashion boutiques, cafes and restaurants in Harajuku in Tokyo, Japan. Stores on Takeshita Street include major chains such as The Body Shop, McDonald’s and 7-Eleven, but thankfully most of the businesses are small independent shops that carry an array of styles. This is where the youth of Tokyo head to, possibly every afternoon.... More 

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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.