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Omotesando Tokyo

Omotesando Tokyo….Sometimes referred to as Tokyo’s Champs-Elysees, this

stretch of Harajuku is concentrated along a gorgeous tree-lined avenue filled

stylish brand boutiques, elegant restaurants and cafes, and fancy department

stores, making it a popular weekend destination among Japanese locals and

tourists alike.

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In contrast to the youthful, counter-culture vibe of Harajuku, Omotesando is

posh, upscale, and adult, and is an ideal spot for dating, sightseeing, and

people watching.

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Omotesando Shopping

With a high concentration of designer brand boutiques and upscale department

stores, it’s no surprise that Omotesando is a favorite shopping destination

among Tokyoites.

Among the many shops and malls found in Omotesando are Louis

Vuitton, Gucci, Zara, the Laforet trendy boutique department store (website mostly in Japanese),
Kiddyland toy store (packed with Hello Kitty

goods), Oriental Bazaar, and many more.

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Omotesando Hills

Omotesando Hills is an architectural marvel of a building completed in 2006 that

offers upscale shopping, dining, and living. Designed by renowned architect

Tadao Ando, Omotesando Hills boasts a gorgeous interior filled with European

brand boutiques and upscale restaurants and cafes.

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Cat Street

Cat Street is a cool, funky little pedestrian side street that branches off Omotesando-dori and connects
Harajuku with Shibuya. Walk down this street and you’ll find a collection of off-beat shops and some unique food treats as well.

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Be sure to check out this little stand, which serves up delicious, creative

concoctions of takoyaki (fried octopus balls). Yum!

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You might also see a crowd of people lining up around this cool orange

Volkswagen mini-bus.

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Walk around to the back where you’ll find a guy actually

serving up and selling delicious French crepes out of the tiny vehicle!

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Just one
of the many unique sights you can expect to see in a day out and about in

Harajuku and Omotesando Tokyo.

Directions to Shibuya Tokyo

Omotesando can be accessed Tokyo Metro Ginza Line, Chiyoda Line, or Hanzomon Line Omotesando Station or R Yamanote Line Harajuku Station.

Other Nearby Tokyo Attractions

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