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Takeshita Street

A trendy pedestrian shopping lane known for boutiques, cafes, and fashion catering mostly to young, stylish crowds.
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The center of Japanese youth pop culture, Takeshita street is one of the most iconic Tokyo locations that you have to visit. This pedestrian street is lined with sweet shops, subculture fashion shopping, and delicious restaurants. Walking through feels like you walked into an alternate reality full of kawaii and creamy Japanese-style crepes. Once you reach the end of the street you enter the more elegant high-end shopping area of Harajuku full of elegant department stores, but Takeshita street is an unchanged relic of the famous Harajuku fashion past.

madeleineray 3 years ago

An eclectic array of boutiques, cafes, and boba tea spots decorated in rainbow colors and plenty of kawaii memorabilia. Takeshita street is a historical destination for Japanese youth culture, the birthplace of some of the most iconic fashion movements in the area, and easily the most crowded lane of the Harajuku neighborhood.

seeker 3 years ago

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