Harajuku (原宿) is an area located between Shinjuku and Shibuya. Harajuku is the center of teenage cultures and fashion styles. You can see lots of teenagers hang out around Harajuku. You can also see some youngsters dress in cosplay walking around Harajuku too.
The most interesting places in Harajuku is Takeshita Dori (Takeshita Street). You can find lots of trendy shops, fashion boutiques / accessories, crepe stands, fast food outlets, some cafes, etc. Takeshita Street is usually very crowded. Here you can find the biggest 100 yen shops where all things only cost ¥100
Close to Takeshita Street is Omotesando area. You can find famous brand name shops, cafes and restaurants in Omotesando area.
Finally you can also visit Meiji Jingu which is located in Yoyogi Park. The majority of Meiji Shrine grounds are composed of a beautiful and dense forest.
Great route when visiting Shibuya ~ Harajuku area:
Shibuya -> Yoyogi Park -> Meiji Shrine -> Harajuku (Takeshita Street) -> Omotesando
If you travel Tokyo with lots of luggages or want to travel Tokyo with less hassle, Easy Travel Japan recommends using Private Transport / Taxi in Tokyo with afforable price.
Harajuku Station is a station on the JR Yamanote Line, two stations south of Shinjuku and one station north of Shibuya (¥140 from either station).
Only a short walk from Harajuku Station is the subway station Meijijingu-mae Station, which is served by the Chiyoda and Fukutoshin Subway Lines. At the eastern end of Omotesando is Omotesando Station, which is served by the Chiyoda, Ginza and Hanzomon Subway Lines.
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