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Harajuku Takeshita-dori

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

A funny walk in a street crowded by very young people. A possible step in an itinerary that start from yoyogi park and continue to shibuya.

4 of 5 starsReviewed today
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

A funny walk in a street crowded by very young people. A possible step in an itinerary that start from yoyogi park and continue to shibuya.

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Varese, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Very popular shopping street, very crowded, not ideal if suffering of pani attacks ;) Didn't buy anything, but there are some opportunities even if you will probably find cheaper souvenirs anywhere else.

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Toledo, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

So many restaurant choices, some unusual ones, want to go to a cat cafe? They have one. I wish the name of the restaurant we went to had an English translated name but it didn't. We waited outside for close to an hour and it was worth it. My suggestion is look for lines when choosing a restaurant if worked... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

On our first day, this was our first stop. I love how fashionable the place was with lots of fashionable people in the area. However, as compared to HK and Bangkok, its kind of pricey here. I wanted to buy something in Liz Liza but since my body type is kind of curvy, I wasnt able to find something that... More 

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Breukeleveen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you really want to see some different culture go there, and enjoy the atmosphere of the young people

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Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want to see a collection of the bizarre and excentric this is the best place in Japan, especially on weekends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Be prepared for throngs of people trying to cram down this narrow street and just soak it all in - you know its going to be busy and dont expect to move more than at a snails pace at weekends! My suggestion is grab a fancy pancake (Marion crepes) or coffee and watch the world go by.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went on Sunday to Harajuku it was pretty empty in the morning, but became much more packed as the day went on. Got to see lots of people dressed up, and did some shopping ourselves.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a must see and experience for anyone wanting to see the young, vibrant side of Tokyo. Easy to get to on the trains. Not recommended for people who cant cope with large crowds :-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

There are lots of people shopping, drinking coffee and waiting in line for shaved ice. It is a great place to come to see the fashionable peacocks strut their stuff!

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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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