Takeshita Street, Harajuku

Takeshita Street (Takeshita Dori : 竹下通り) is one of the most famous pedestrian malls in Tokyo. It is a 350 meters long pedestrian-only street lined with storefronts. Automobiles are not allowed to enter this street. Takeshita Street is located in Harajuku (原宿) in Tokyo, Japan. This place is quite popular among young teenagers to show off their latest fashion. This street will become very crowded during weekends and holidays.

Besides fashion, this place is also quite popular with their street food called Coned-shaped Japanese Crêpes. It is a type of very thin pancake wrapped together with whipped cream and other fillings such as creme caramel, brownie, cheesecake and strawberries. The taste is quite unique and delicious. It is easy to eat while you walk. The price is around JPY ¥500 (USD $4.80 or RM16.00) for each Crêpe. There are several takeaway food stalls selling Crêpes along this street. You should not miss to try this dessert.

Takeshita Street
Takeshita Street (Takeshita Dori) in Harajuku in Tokyo, Japan.

Takeshita Street
Marion Crepes. The most popular Crêpes stall in Harajuku.

Marion Crepes
Their menus.

Marion Crepes
Very attractive display.

Marion Crepes
The Crêpes.

Sweet Box Crepes
Sweet Box Crepes.

Santa Monica Crepes
Santa Monica Crepes.

Souvenirs at Takeshita Street
The World Connection. One of the souvenirs shops in Takeshita Street, Harajuku.

McDonalds at Takeshita Street
McDonalds at Takeshita Street.

Takeshita Street
Takeshita Street.

Near JR East Yamanote Line Harajuku Station.

JR Harajuku Station
JR East Yamanote Line Harajuku Station. Takeshita Street is located directly across from the exit of JR East’s Harajuku Station.

Nearest Train Stations
1. Harajuku Station – JR East Yamanote Line
2. Meiji-jingumae Station- Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line / Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line

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