Uniqely Harajuku, Tokyo

Harajuku Japan
Fashionable people in Harajuku in Jingu Briddge

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.

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Harajuku Station
Harajuku Bridge
Jingu Bridge

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.

Yoyogi Park

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.

Yoyogi Tokyo
People dancing rock and roll in Yoyogi Park

Location

Harajuku is actually a small area between Shinjuku and Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

Maps of Harajuku
Harajuku (B) from Shinjuku (A) *Click to enlarge*

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.

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