Tokyo Harajuku Backstreets Walking Tour with Street Food Tasting

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Harajuku denizens - Flickr / ehnmark
Flickr / ehnmarkHarajuku denizens
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Group shot with Harajuku girls - Flickr / jaybergesen
Flickr / jaybergesenGroup shot with Harajuku girls
Harajuku girls at Harajuku Station during Sundays - Flickr / lhoon
Flickr / lhoonHarajuku girls at Harajuku Station during Sundays
Harjuku's Takeshita Street - ©JNTO
©JNTOHarjuku's Takeshita Street
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What To Expect

Walk Japan's fashion capital of Harajuku and see the unique stores as well as designer shops that line the streets of this popular area. This tour stops at one of Tokyo's largest 100 yen shops and the famous Kiddy Land toy store.

Specifications

Type:
Tours around Tokyo
Departs From:
Tokyo
Meeting Point:
Keio Plaza Hotel OR Tourist Information Center Tokyo*
Duration:
3 hours and 15 minutes
Availability:
Monday, Wednesday and Saturday at 9:40 AM
Product Code:
9145
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

Walk Japan's fashion capital of Harajuku on this exciting guided tour! Unique clothing and accessory stores, as well as original designer stores, line the streets of this popular area. If you are looking for a chance to buy your souvenirs look no further than this tour. This tour stops at one of Tokyo's largest 100 yen shops and the famous Kiddy Land toy store, a shop frequented by visiting Hollywood celebrities.

Itinerary

09:40 Assemble at the Keio Plaza Hotel in Shinjuku.

09:50 Tour departure. The JR Yamanote line will be used to go from Shinjuku Station to Harajuku Station.

10:20 - 10:40 After arriving, walk down Harajuku's famous Takeshita Street to one of the largest 100 yen stores in Japan. After checking out the 100 yen store for about 20 minutes, continue down Takeshita Street past the KDDI Design Studio to Cat Street.

10:50 - 11:10 Cat Street is located on the northside of Omotesando Street. Visit Design Festival Gallery and see shops owned by young artists and designers.

11:10 - 11:25 Visit Omotesando Hills, a posh shopping center designed by world-renowned architect Tadao Ando. Enjoy high-class fashion, a stark contrast to the more unique shops visited before.

11:35 a.m. - 12:05 Visit Kiddy Land, a famous toy store that has stood in Omotesando for decades and is more well-known these days for being frequented by foreign celebrities.

En Route Check out the Jingu Crossing area which has recently become home to new stores from foreign brands like H&M and Forever21.

12:35 Return to Harajuku Station and proceed to Shinjuku.

13:05 Tour disbands at Keio Plaza Hotel.

Includes

  • Guide service

  • Train/subway fare

Excludes

  • Hotel pick-up

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Meals and drinks

Please Note

  • *Until December 2016, meeting point is at Keio Plaza Hotel, Shinjuku. Starting 01 January 2017, meeting point will be at Tourist Information Center Tokyo.

  • There will be time for shopping at 100yen shop Daiso, Omotesando Hills and Kiddy Land but staying time will not be too long.

  • The location and order of visits is subject to change depending on weather conditions and operation hours.

  • Children below 6 years old are free of charge.

  • Reservations must be made at least 2 days prior to preferred tour date.

  • Please wear comfortable shoes as this tour will cover a distance of approximately 2 to 2.5 kilometers (1.24 to 1.55 miles) on foot.

  • If you choose to participate in this tour during the summer, we recommend you wear a hat or visor to protect yourself from the sun. We also recommend you join the tour fully hydrated.

  • Public trains will be used for access to Harajuku. Seating may not be available.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 9 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 30% Cancellation Fee (70% reimbursement): between 3 to 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 2 days or less prior to date of activity.

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