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Shibuya attractions include Shibuya Crossing, one of the busiest cramble crossings in world, Hachiko Statue and Meiji Jingu Shrine. Shibuya (ku) is one of the 23 special Wards (cities) of Tokyo that includes the districts Harajuku, Sendagaya and some what confusingly Shibuya. Shibuya the district and Harajuku are both world famous for their shopping and in particular fashion shopping. Shibuya (District) features many department stores and shopping malls filled with fashion boutiques. Harajuku features two main shopping streets: Omotesando and Takeshita-Dori. Omotesando features more established brand names, where as Takeshita-Dori features more edgy boutiques.

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    Daiso Harajuku

    Daiso Harajuku is a flagship store for Daiso, Japan’s largest chain of 100 Yen (discount) stores, with around 2,500 stores in Japan and over 500 overseas. Since 2004 Daiso has been selling products in multiples of 100 Yen including 200, 300, 400 and 500 Yen. Unlike most other 100 Yen stores Daiso does not sell read more

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    Harajuku

    Harajuku is a significant fashion and shopping district, but it also includes Tokyo’s most popular shine, Meiji Jingu Shrine and one of the most significant parks in Tokyo, Yoyogi Park. Harajuku is located in the central Tokyo Special Ward of Shibuya and normally refers to the area around Harajuku Station and down Omotesando (street leading to read more

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    Meiji Jingu Shrine

    Meiji Jingu Shrine (明治神宮) is one of the most popular shrines in Tokyo and is a must see for anyone visiting Tokyo. Not only is this shrine easy to access via train to Harajuku Station, it is also right next to the very popular and fashionable Harajuku. This makes it easy to string together a visit read more

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    Shibuya Crossing

    Shibuya Crossing is an extremely busy and famous pedestrian scramble crossing in the fashionable Shibuya district. Shibuya Crossing is frequently used to depict Tokyo. Shibuya Crossing, also referred to as Shibuya Scramble Crossing, is outside the popular Hachiko Exit of Shibuya Station, where the statue of the famous dog  Hachiko is. Shibuya Crossing is referred to read more

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    Takeshita Dori

    Takeshita-dori – Opposite Harajuku Station, Takeshita-dori is a narrow pedestrian only street packed with young fashionable people and lined with fashion boutiques and cafes. Takeshita-dori is located within Harajuku Tokyo.

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    4-11-4 Jingumae

    The building known as 4-11-4 Jingumae is a very distinctive piece of Tokyo Architecture along the famous Omotesando in Harajuku. The building currently houses a fashion outlet called Morgan on the ground floor.

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Tours

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  • Hello Tokyo Walking Tour: Meiji Jingu, Senso-ji and Harajuku

    Join this walking tour and explore the contrast of the modern and traditional in Tokyo’s urban landscape. Start with a visit to the Meiji Jingu and Senso-ji, the city’s most prominent Shinto and Buddhist sites, and continue with a stroll through the neighborhood of Harajuku, the epicenter of Tokyo’s youth culture. This classic walking tour read more