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Shibuya Center-gai

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Address: Udagawacho, Shibuya 150-0042, Tokyo Prefecture
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This is typical Tokyo and should be seen and felt...much to see and easy to find by metro...lot of shops and places to eat...not to be missed and close to other places...just go... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2015
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015 NEW

Center-gai is too... normal: either too modern for being a traditional shopping street, much too calm to be a trendy one. In the end, nothing really special over there if you just go for a walk. The ones looking for actual shopping will definitely like it more.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

For those of you who love to shop, this is your paradise. You'll find a variety of stores and merchants that sell a variety of well-known fashion brands. I think your time would not be enough to stop here briefly. Live you prepare a lot of money! :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Definately go there, but lower your expectations. Both Mandarake and Shibuya109 were huge disappointments, but the atmosphere was lovely. It's very Tokyo! So go there to chill.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

This is typical Tokyo and should be seen and felt...much to see and easy to find by metro...lot of shops and places to eat...not to be missed and close to other places...just go and feel the Tokyo vibe

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

I just stood there for 2 hours taking photos of everyone and everything, it's just a very strange feeling that you are for the first time in a place you already know. Just don't go there with high expectations, no specific idea in mind, and let the magic happen!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A great shopping heaven. With the latest Japanese fashion (at shibuya 109) and also many affordable international brands like forever 21 and H&M. Lots of good food can be found here too. You may also get a great view of the human scramble from the Starbucks and people watch.

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Granada, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

This was one of the first places I went in Tokyo and it was very exciting. It wasn't just the crossing (it's almost obligatory to croos it from different sides to take photos from different angles), which is very cool because it's been in countless films, but it's also the whole atmosphere of the area. There are shops, bars and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

A self-sufficient shopping area with everything you may need. Clothings, food, groceries, game arcades, bars, cafés. Endless things to offer. A nice walk to Harajuku Takashita Street Omotesando Hills.

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Bloomington, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

everywhere you turn you will find shops and eateries and convenience stores and a million people. Bring some comfortable shoes because you will do a lot of walking & eating.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Everyone is cramping into this mecca of shopping. you can find everything here!. location are bit confusing due to lots of alley and the roads are not in grid systems, so prepare a good maps and GPS. the famous shibuya crossing is a eyes opening of the volume of peoples.

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Address: Address: Udagawacho, Shibuya 150-0042, Tokyo Prefecture
Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Kanto  >  Tokyo Prefecture  >  Tokyo  >  Shibuya>  > 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.
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