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TOKYO SIGHTSEEING AREA

Takeshita Street

[Worth Considering!] [Standard] [Shopping Street]

[Overall] Sightseeing
★★★★★★★★☆☆ (8.0/10.0)

Features
◎ Enjoyable
△ Beautiful
△ Relaxing
◎ Unique
◎ Japanese

TRY JAPAN recommends ...

1: to experience the atmosphere that is created by unique shops
2: to experience the atmosphere that is created by young people

Trendsetting street of youth culture in Japan

If you visit Takeshita Street, you can see a lot of young people who have trendy fashion style.

It is the trendsetting street of youth culture such as "Kawaii" not only to Japan but also to the world.

It is popular among young people. It is a shopping street where shops deal with uniquely designed clothing and other items for young people. It is about 400 meter long with various kinds of more than 200 shops.

It is somewhat similar to shops in Shibuya. It is different from shops with human emphathy at Ameyoko in Ueno and fancy shops with sophisticated brand image in Ginza and Roppongi.

It has a history from the latter half of 1940's. It is a middle-sized shopping street at commercial area in Harajuku, Shibuya City, Tokyo. Its nearest station is Harajuku station.

Necessary Time
It is estimated that it is about 1 hour in a regular pace, about 30 minutes in a fast pace and about 1.5 hours in a slow pace.

Opening Hour
It opens all day.

Closed Day
It opens every day.

Admissions Fee
It is free.

Access
It takes about 1 minutes from Harajuku Station on foot.

Nearest Railway Station
◎ Harajuku Station (JR East: Yamanote Line)
◎ Meiji-Jingumae Station (Tokyo Metro: Chiyoda Line, Fuku-Toshin Line)
○ Omotesando Station (Tokyo Metro: Ginza Line, Chiyoda Line, Hanzomon Line)

Fellow Travelers
◎ Alone
◎ With Friends
◎ With Significant Other
○ With Family
○ With Children

Name in English
Takeshita Street

Name in Roman Letters
Takeshita Dori

Name in Japanese
竹下通り
たけしたどおり

Address
1-17, Jingu-Mae, Shibuya City, Tokyo, 150-0001, Japan

Telephone Number
N/A

URL
http://www.takeshita-street.com

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