Harajuku is an area located between Shibuya and Shinjuku on the JR Yamanote Line.
Especially near Harajuku Station, the area is bustling with youth and is particularly known as the birthplace of ‘kawaii’ culture.
The area is lively with fashion boutiques, cafes, crepe stands, and 100-yen shops, making it the perfect place to discover the latest trends.
Harajuku Takeshita Street
Strolling through Takeshita Street virtually
Walking through Takeshita Street and a bit further, you will arrive at Omotesando.
The age demographic in Omotesando is slightly higher. It is lined with high-end brands and trendy cafes.
Not just fashion, but you can also enjoy art and natural health foods.
Returning to Harajuku, on the opposite side of the station lies Meiji Shrine, a Shinto shrine where you can experience the profound atmosphere of historical significance.
Near Harajuku Station, there is also Yoyogi Park where you can enjoy nature.
It would be nice to take a break there in between shopping.