Takeshita Street, Tokyo

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“Takeshita Street” is a narrow street that extends from the exit of “Takeshita Street” at Harajuku station on the JR Yamanote Line towards Meiji Dori street. Sweets that can be eaten easily, such as crepes, shops dealing with unique items like Harajuku, topical character cafés, etc. are lined up and crowded with young people and tourists every day. Visitors are mainly teenagers, many of them are individual fashion people, and they can be said to represent the Japanese “Kawaii” culture.


“Cute Cube” that you will see when walking about 2 minutes from the Meiji Dori street side. There is also an object handled by Masuda Sebastian who is a leading figure of Harajuku’s cute culture with a look like a stack of white boxes. There is a shop tickling the hearts of girls such as apparel and gourmet.


“CANDY A GO GO” to hold a shop in “Cute Cube”. A sweet shop selling all kinds of candies, chocolates, gummies, etc. all over the world. The clerk welcomes us with a pop and cute uniform. They sell 80 to 150 kinds of sweets at a time by weight sale. It is appreciated that you can choose whatever you like from as many sweets as you like. Adults can enjoy themselves as if they returned to their childhood. The inside of the store is also colorful and pop design, and a exciting space is being directed.


Speaking of Harajuku gourmet, crepes are standard. With a well-established “MARION CREPES” you can eat various kinds of crepes from crepes like dishes using tuna and cheese to dessert crepes full of cream cream. Let’s enjoy walking around Takeshita Street with a crepe.


In addition to crepe, there are many shops dealing with snacks that you can eat, such as “Garrett Popcorn Shops” and “Calbee +” which you can eat fried potato chips right out of the hot oil. “I want to eat something, but I want to have plenty of shopping!” plenty of shops that will make your wish come true are now available on Takeshita Street.



Name:Takeshita Street
Address:Jingumae 1-19 Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0001 Japan
Access:JR Yamanote-sen Line “Harajuku Station” (2 minutes walk)
Tel:(+81) 3-3403-2525 (Harajuku Takeshita Street Shopping Mall Association)
Official site:http://www.takeshita-street.com/

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