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Shibuya Cat Street

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Address: | Jingumae, Shibuya, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture
Description: Shopping street in Tokyo combining upscale boutiques and trashy shops.

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nice walk,custom t shirt

Its a shopping street for western clothes. My daughter bought a custom T-shirt for her husband. She picks the silk screen design, t-shirt, and colors. The artist paints it in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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arizona

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Bandung, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

Besides the modern shopping complex, Shibuya quite rich with nuances of shopping. Including the existence of this street with fashion stores of various models they offer, not just fashion with japan style, but I also found the western style, cowboy, etc. Appealing to you make alternative for your shopping, or just for refreshment for your eyes.

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Its a little unique and quirky but I wouldn't go out of my way to see it Some unusual shops, the street is very un Japanese but overall nothing special, we strolled through it on the way to the shopping area for teenagers

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arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Its a shopping street for western clothes. My daughter bought a custom T-shirt for her husband. She picks the silk screen design, t-shirt, and colors. The artist paints it in front of her. She participates by holding the frame down firmly while he works. Very interesting to watch.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

A narrow street full of boutiques and various thrift stores. There a lot of young locals milling around on skateboards and bicycles, providing a good glimpse into Harajuku youth culture.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Just as the other reviews said. Nice little shops to walk and look through. Mostly clothes and western stores.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Loved this shopping area. Cute little boutiques....soooo lovely! Easy walk from Shibuya or harijuku. Some shops more expensive but can find some more affordable shops there too

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Set aside at least a half a day to wander through this narrow maze connecting Shibuya and Harajuku while you ferret in boutiques and thrift stores. I highly recommend hiring the electric powered bicycles from WISM (1000 yen for 3 hours) and riding up to Yoyogi Park and around, but when you get into the confines of Harajuku, you're going... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Tra to find a small shop with all made in japan clothes! I got so many nice dresses there. if you are smaller they also have so cool pants!

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

this street... OMG OMG OMG! this street brought me to finding all the stuff i want. certain brands and lines that are only available in Japan are on this street. this street has NO EQUIVALENT. Harajuku has other streets to boast... each street has its own character.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

You will not find any cats here but lots of interesting local designer brands and cafés lined this winding street that links Shibuya to Harajuku. Some of Japan's local designers have set up shops on this street and one can find nice hats, fashion boutiques as you slowly explore this street. There are some cafés which serve lovely cakes and... More 

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Address: Address: | Jingumae, Shibuya, Shibuya, 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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