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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 busy street

A great place to visit at night. Just expect crazy crowds amongst interesting people and shops. Pros: Lots to observe on your walk down the street. Good place to get snacks too... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great place to visit at night. Just expect crazy crowds amongst interesting people and shops. Pros: Lots to observe on your walk down the street. Good place to get snacks too - calbee chips, fairy floss, crepes etc...Make sure you enjoy a Santa Monica crepe. Cons: It's usually very crowded, so expect it to be uncomfortable at times.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Harajuku is where the teenagers and eccentrics of Tokyo go to hang, so it certainly presents a fantastically fun opportunity for people watching. As for the shopping, at first glance the area seems to be the province of tacky plastic crap; it reminded me a little of Camden, but like Camden if you delve a little deeper, you can find... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had so much fun here with my friend there's lot's of cute and unique shop's that are all worth a visit. There are 3 different area's filled with purikura so you are spoilt for choice with photo booth's to make you look pretty. There's lot's of food shop's as well so you'll never go hungry.

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Deer Park, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Interesting street for a quick visit. Stores mostly for young people. Good food shops for tasting. Other stores in the area.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice walk in this street to check out plenty of shops, fast food crepes and all diversity of young people. Avoid rush hours

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Definitely a street you have to visit. Lots of very strange and interesting shops. But be ready for crowds. This is Tokyo at its finest.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Start with scrolling in the huge crowd while window shopping (or proper shopping), meet the Harajuku girls (they are living pieces of arts), just enjoy cruising in a human crowd, taste anything you can, visit daiso (100y shop) just for the fun of seeing how much useless and useful stuff you can get at 0,70 euro cent; have a great... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Jump off the train and go for a stroll down Takeshita street. So many weird and wonderful people and things to see. Stop and look in the shops or get a waffle. Ometesando Hills shopping centre isn't a long walk away either.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Busy street. We were there at both day and night. It has all kind of stores, clothing, daiso (100 yen), restaurants. We went to pompompurin cafe and ate cotton candy at Totti Candy.

Thank Dianazx
Tokyo, Japan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Crazy exciting shopping street! Always something interesting to see, or buy to eat or accessorize your wardrobe.

Thank Bfashens

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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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