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Takeshita Street 竹下通り

Pedestrian street & vibrant heart of Harajuku

photo of Takeshita Street 竹下通り
Japan, Tokyo
1-2 hours

Takeshita Street (Takeshita-dori) is a famous and vibrant pedestrian street located in the Harajuku district of Tokyo, Japan.  Harajuku is one of Tokyo's "cool neighborhoods" featuring street art, quirky fashion shops and vintage clothing stores, and youth culture.

The street is lined with an array of trendy and eclectic boutiques, clothing stores, accessory shops, and souvenir stalls offering a mix of quirky, vintage, and fashionable items. It's a hub for youth fashion, cosplay, and alternative clothing styles.

Takeshita Street also features various cafes, crepe stands, and eateries serving an assortment of delicious and Instagram-worthy snacks, desserts, and beverages.

The street is a popular hangout spot for young locals and tourists alike, drawing crowds interested in the latest fashion trends, pop culture, and street fashion.


Takeshita Street can get quite crowded, especially on weekends and holidays. Be prepared for bustling crowds during peak times.

Nearby Attractions: The street is situated close to the notable attractions Meiji Shrine and Yoyogi Park.