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Harajuku Takeshita-dori

Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
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This popular street in Harajuku is known for wacky, youth-driven shops selling colorful and crazy clothes and accessories. It's also a paradise for sweets-lovers-don't miss the fluffy, sugary crepes.
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good41%
  • Average21%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“crepes” (282 reviews)
“takeshita dori” (216 reviews)
“crepe shops” (54 reviews)
Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very busy street full of quirky little shops selling clothes. Lots of places to eat and drink and watch the world go by. Definitely worth a visit when in Tokyo to see or buy the distinct fashions.

Thank Katie J
Reviewed 2 days ago

If you come here expecting to see a hotbed of Japan's crazy subcultures you'll be disappointed. Expect a lot of tourists, a lot of local kids, and sadly a lot of African guys trying to sell you things. If you've been to Camden in London...More

Thank Adam G
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Not my scene, best for teens with commercial or sometimes quirky tastes. It gets crowded on a Sunday. The area around it is slightly mellower and pleasant.

Thank book_of_dreams
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Essential place to visit while in Tokyo. Get a bargain in one of the many shops and see the teenagers in unique fashion. At the top end near the station is a beautiful cat Cafe that is worth a visit ( if your into cats)

Thank Jonathan L
Reviewed 3 days ago

If you're looking for something a bit different then this is the street for you. It's fun to wander down here and soak in a bit of Japanese madness. I got some great unusual buys here - my favourite was a fantastic shop that mixed...More

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This street is my favourite place in Tokyo! It’s full of great shops and amazing food. If you go, you must try the fresh calbee fries and crepes 🤤

Thank LHung86
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It's a kind of a crowded place, but there is a good reason for it. There are plenty of shops and sweets stores. If you like creeps and candy, then this is the place to be.

Thank Hassan A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I was looking for Disney store and the map lead me here unexpectedly. Small but vey Japanese, modern young teenagers’ style. Just OK to look around if you have spare time.

Thank Hirakawa_Eki
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you love sweets definitely visit ZakuZaku!! It is a nice long crispy biscuit with delicious creamy milky Hokkaido cream. It was so good I came back here 3 times!! There is a line, when you see a line you know its good! All the...More

Thank veronicaly
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The street is extremely crowded however each shop has nice items for young people. It is noisy with young women calling out to invite you into their store. But we found a Daiso! Love Daiso - 100yen and up shop.

Thank Cattayhi
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.
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17 August 2017|
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Response from toniwithani | Reviewed this property |
I believe half way down TAKESHITA Dori on the left if u r starting your walk on that street that is closet to the train station. We did not go there, but my other half pointed it out. Sorry I cannot be of much more help... More
Ly A
29 June 2017|
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Response from J9000DEstephenc | Reviewed this property |
It's a very crowded street,but I did see people with strollers so I guess you will be fine making your way through 😊 Have a great time in Japan
Chin Y
30 November 2016|
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Response from Rugwala | Reviewed this property |
they start closing around 8