Harajuku is widely known for its unique fashion style. This unique style influences world’s fashion style including some celebrity like Gwen Stefani.
Harajuku style actually refers to variety of styles that the young people dressed in Jingu Bridge near Harajuku Station especially in every Sunday. They dressed in a weird way that people never thought before. Traveling in Harajuku is such an exciting moment for me because now i know what’s the real “Harajuku” look like.
Takeshita Street (Takeshita-dori) and Omotesando
There are two main shopping streets in Harajuku. Takesita Street is the crowded one because there are many stores that sell any kind of unique merchandises with a relatively cheap prices along the street. While in Omotesando, there lies popular branded stores along the street.
Meiji Jingu and Togo Jinja Shrine
If you like a traditional Japanese taste, you can go to Meiji Jingu and Togo Jinja shrine. It is a very good chance of catching a Japanese wedding here on summer weekends.
Groups of people are usually dancing in the park with rock and roll musics, Elvis Presley musics, modern musics, and other kind of musics in this park. When there is a cherry blossom season, Yoyogi Park is very beautiful with cherry flowers (Sakura) and people are usually partying under the trees.
Harajuku is actually a small area between Shinjuku and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.
How to Get There
By train: Take JR Yamanote Line train to Harajuku Station in the Shibuya ward.
By Subway train: Take a subway train to Meiji-jingu-mae Station or Omotesando Station
By walk: It only needs 15 minutes walk from Shibuya.