Guide for Harajuku

September 20, 2018
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Harajuku is one of the most crowd puller areas of Shibuya ward. It is a place drives you for shopping, dine and chill out.

Vibrant Harajuku is well known for its dramatic street of talent and trend. The Takeshita’s peculiar epoch clothing stores and shops makes you mad-over shopping. The traditional streets, upscale boutiques, small bars and trendy cafes give it completeness. Omotesando Avenue, cultural hotspots like Watari Museum of Contemporary Art famous to conduct cutting-edge short-term exhibitions.

Harajuku is an area which is between Shinjuku and Shibuya on the Yamanote line. It is the heart of Japan's the majority intense young cultures and craze styles.

The Harajuku is easily accessible by JR Yamanote Line. This line has two stations south of Shinjuku and one station north of Shibuya. The subway station Meijijingu-mae is only a short walk from Harjuku station. It serves lines mainly Chiyoda and Fukutoshin Subway Lines. And Omotesando Station is served by Chiyoda, Hanzomon and Ginza subway lines

Takeshita dori: It is a land of Japan’s teenage culture. It is the most crowded fashion street of Harjuku. The street has four hundred meter long lined shops, boutiques, and café and fast food outlets targeting the taste of Japanese teenagers. It is highly crowded on weekends.

Ometosando: It is a kilometer long tree lined avenue. Famous Meiji shrine you will find in this zone. The avenue offers numerous cafes, shopping stores, restaurants and food plaza as well as leading branded shops which you cannot see on the street of Takeshita. The pride of Ometosando is its older and wealthier crowd than Takeshita dori.

Meiji Shrine: The Meiji Revolution has an important place in Japanese history. The shine is open on all days. Its working hours are from sunrise to sunset. It is dedicated to Emperor Meiji and Empress Shoken. The beauty of shrine lies in its thick dense forest and walking paths.

Togo Shrine: This is dedicated to admiral Togo for his exemplary work in the Russo-Japanese war of 1905.

Nezu Museum: It is a museum, which has a collection of artwork from China, Korea and Japan. The traditional Japanese garden is its exploring factor.

Ota memorial museum of Art: Ukyio-e paintings and collection of Ota Seizo’s paintings is exhibited here every month. These are more 10,00 paintings in number.

NHK Studio Park: This broadcasting center is open for public and visitors can enjoy all pre-production work here.

Yoyogi Park: It is Tokyo’s most pleasant park. It has pond, lawns and forested area inside the park. It is a weekend destination among many families.

National Yoyogi Stadium: Built back in 1964’ Tokyo Olympic by architect Tange Kenzo. It is used for swimming, ice skating and volleyball.

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