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Shibuya Cat Street

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

Shopping street in Tokyo combining upscale boutiques and trashy shops.

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Wonderful weirdness

A street with lots of wonderful weird and interesting things another part of town with a look animal cafes. Giant fairy floss just to name a few caviar bar something for all... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
Mark D
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Melbourne, Australia
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Maui, Hawaii
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I walked on Cat Street for the first time and would only do it again if I wanted to walk between Omotesando and Shibuya. I didn't find the shops interesting and the street was pretty bleak. I had friends who were first time visitors to Tokyo with me and felt like I wasted our time since we could have been... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The low rise buildings, the streets that are barely passed by vehicles. The quirky shops and vibe of this place is definitely something to see and experience, we got here at night. I can spend an afternoon to evening here just watching people and immersing in the culture. A definite must see.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A street with lots of wonderful weird and interesting things another part of town with a look animal cafes. Giant fairy floss just to name a few caviar bar something for all tastes.

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Thank Mark D
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must see if you're in Tokyo. So many quirky shops and things to see. Mainly the people watching!! The fashion is amazing.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 6, 2016

Nice to walk along Cat street from Harajuku to Shibuya. Many shops and interesting side streets with hidden cafes and alternative shops.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 25, 2016 via mobile

Well designed boutiques lined the street. Not much crowd here even on a Friday night so there's lots of space to stroll down the street leisurely and pop in and out of the shops.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016

Not sure what was considered hip about this street. It was quite a pretty street though but you could see that elsewhere in Tokyo. So I would suggest to skip this street.

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Thank RJ_Choy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Very hipster like kinda street. It showcases most of Japan's local fashion designers. Got photo opps. A must for coffer lovers, single gear bike lovers, hipster fashion lovers.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016

Expecting cats or anything cat-related? You'll be disappointed. Expecting smallish and high-end clothing boutiques of interesting variety? This is your jam.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Lovely quiet street with many shops and restaurants. Different vibe from Takeshita-dori. Many designer shops. We recommend going to launch at "The Great Burger" that is near.

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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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