How to go to Takeshita Street?
1. Get off at Harajuku JR Station via Yamanote Line and take the Takeshita exit.
2. Get off at Meiji jingumae Station via Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line / Fukutoshin Line and take exit 3. It’s two minutes on foot. You’ll pass by Harajuku JR Station, cross to the huge GAP store in front of it, walk to your left and go straight until you see the Takeshita ark.
About Takeshita Dori: http://www.tokyometro.
A narrow street approximately 400 meters long running from the front of Harajuku Station Takeshita Exit through to Meiji-dori Street. The street is popular with young people who are attracted to shops that sell goods of famous celebrities, clothes shops and knick-knack shops.
What are the suggested things to-do while in Harajuku?
1. A trip to Takeshita street in Harajuku also means eating the famous, oishii Harajuku crepes! There are lots of crepe stands along Takeshita Street such as Angel Hearts, Santa Monica and Marion crepes.
2. Take a stroll. There are so many shops to check out. The possibilities of finding kawaii stuff is endless. There’s also huge branch of Daiso for all your ¥108 needs.
3. CANDY A*GO*GO is famous for the Hello Kitty song by Avril Lavigne but usually it’s the lined-up candy store along Takeshita street!
4. POMPOMPURIN CAFE from Cute Cube, Harajuku could also create crazy lines but it’s just too cute to resist!
5. KIDDYLAND – If you are a fan of kawaii character goods, you will surely love Kiddyland. You can find all the Sailormoon, Ghibli characters, Harry Potter, Funashi, Rilakkuma merchandises that you’ve ever wanted.
6. PURIKURA TIME. There is a purikura area near “NOA CAFE” (Hence, PURIKURA Shop NOA). You will need 4 ¥100 coins for the purikura (400 JPY). Usually purikura time is the signal that your awesome day in Harajuku is about the end but it also serves as a highlight for creating memories!