Harajuku in Tokyo

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Facts & Figures

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The Harajuku area is also including the famous Meiji Shrine, the Yoyogi Park, Omotesando (Tokyo's Champs-Elysees) and Takeshita Dori (narrow street with fashion labels for young people).

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In 1906 the Harajuku Station opened its doors.


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The Harajuku district is located within Shibuya-ku (ward) in Tokyo.

How to get to Harajuku?

  • Harajuku Station is served by JR Yamanote Line
  • Meijijingu-mae Subway Station is connected by Fukutoshin Subway Line and
  • Chiyoda Subway Line
  • Omotesando Station is connected by Hanzomon Subway L., Chiyoda Subway L. and
  • Ginza Subway Line

Sightseeing spots


Ota Memorial Museum of Art - opened for the public in 1980, the museum is housing the collection (more than 12000 items) of Ota Seizo, mainly Ukiyo-e (Japanese woodblock prints)

Harajuku Bridge - on Sunday's Harajuku girls wear crazy customs (cosplay) there

Nezu Museum - personal collection of Nezu Kaichiro (1860 - 1940), more than 7400 objects (paintings, sculptures etc..) are on display

Omotesando - Omotesando is one of Tokyo's most famous shopping districts

Omotesando Hills - shopping paradise combined with great architecture from Tadao Ando

Yoyogi Park - The Yoyogi Park is one of my favourite places in Tokyo. Enjoy this huge park in the center of the capital.

Yoyogi Stadium - built for the Olympic Games in 1964

Takeshita Street / Dori - hotspot for trendy teenager fashion

Togo Shrine (Togo-jinja) - dedicated to Togo Heihachiro (Fleet Admiral, 1848 - 1934), constructed in 1940

Kiddy Land - one of the best toy stores in Tokyo with a great selection of products

Oriental Bazaar - biggest art and antiques store in Tokyo

MoMA Design Store - Museum of Modern Art's first retail store located outside of the US

Festival & Events (dates can change without notice)


Saint Patrick's Day Festival (17th)
The largest Saint Patrick's Day parade in Asia is held in Omotesando. Enjoy a Guinness beer and watch Irish bands, cheerleaders and great historical costumes.


Harajuku Omotesando Genki Matsuri Super Yosakoi (end of August)
This is the largest yosakoi dance festival in Tokyo. Enjoy 2 days of music and watch the performances of 99 teams and 6000 dancers.

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