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Top 10 Places To Shop In Shibuya Area, Tokyo



Here's the list of our 10 most popular shopping malls and streets in Shibuya / Harajuku / Omotesando area. From "gyaru" (gal) fashion, Harajuku-girls to luxurious brands... explore what these areas have to offer.
The line-ups are famous as not only the tourist attractions but also as Tokyo locals' shopping spots.
Map with the all the destinations is below the article.

No.10 - Takeshita Street


Takeshita Street
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- Jingumae, Shibuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Harajuku
- Shopping Hours: 11:00-20:00(Different in each shops)
Right off the Harajuku station is one of the bussiest streets in Tokyo, Takeshita street is packed with shoppers and tourists throughout the year. This 360m long street is filled with countless discount clothing shops, especially for teenage girls, variety stores, cafes and so much more.You can also find the famous Harajuku-girls dressed in gothic style, lolita and other decorative fashion.
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No.9 - Laforet Harajuku


Laforet Harajuku
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- 1-11-6 Jungumae, Shiuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Meiji-Jingumae, Harajuku
- Shopping Hours: 11:00-20:00
When you reach the end of Takeshita street, you will now see Laforet Harjuku. Laforet Harajuku is a shopping complex specializing in fashion goods in all sort. Over 100 shops of Street style, Gothic style, Lolita - you will find what you are looking for. Seasonal sale is also a must visit - discounts goes up to 70-80%.

No.8 - Ura-Harajuku


Ura Harajuku
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- Jingumae, Shibuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Meiji-Jingumae, Harajuku
- Shopping Hours:11:00-20:00(Different in each shops)
When you cross Meiji Street, you are now in Ura-Harajuku. Also known as Ura-Hara, this is where the fashion lovers spends their time shopping. This quiet area is full of independent designers shops and vintage clothing shops. If you want a different and unique style, Ura-Harajuku is the best place to shop.

No.7 - Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku


Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku
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4-30-3 Jingumae, Shibuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Meiji-Jingumae, Harajuku
- Shopping Hours: 11:00-21:00
- Restaurant & Cafe Hours: 8:30-23:00
The mirrored entrance is unforgettable to all. The new Tokyu plaza named "Omohara" offers an variety of shops ranging from speciality store to Anime goods shop. There are many shops you wouldn't find anywhere else. You can also try "the world's best breakfast" at the Australian diner.

No.6 - Omotesando Street


Omotesando Street
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- Jingumae, Shibuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Omotesando
- Shopping Hours: 11:00-20:00(Different in each shops)
"Omotesando" means the main approach to a shrine. This beautiful avenue lined with zelkova trees leads to the Meiji shrine. High-class brands are located along this boulevard. Unlike the Harajuku or Shibuya, Omotesando area has a class of its own.
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No.5- Omotesando Hills


Omotesando Hills
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- 4-12-10 Jingumae, Shibuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Meiji-Jingumae, Omotesando
- Shopping Hours: 11:00-21:00 (Mon-Sat), 11:00-20:00(Sun)
- Restaurant Hours: 11:00-23:30(Mon-Sat), 11:00-22:30(Sun)
- Cafe Hours: 11:00-22:30(Mon-Sat), 11:00-21:30(Sun)
If you are in to architecture, Omotesando Hills is one worth visiting - Omotesando Hills was designed by world renowned Japanese architect, Tadao Ando. This unique complex is built half underground and shops and restaurants are arranged along the spiral slope. Art exhibitions takes place throughout the year.

No.4 - Cat Street


Cat Street
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- Jingumae, Shibuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Meiji-Jingumae
- Shopping Hours: 12:00-20:00(Different in each shops)
Cat street is the alley which leads to Shibuya full of designers stores, vintage shops and hair salons. If you liked Ura-Hara, Cat street is a must visit. Cheap eat is the thing to do here too. Some of the Tokyo's best burger shop is in the neighborhood as well.

No.3 - Jinnan


Jinnan
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- Jinnan, Shibuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Shibuya
- Shopping Hours: 12:00-20:00(Different in each shops)
Up the hill near Yoyogi park, is a small area with many Japanese specialty brands. Good shopping area for both girls and boys, vintage lover and others. When you are tired of shopping, countless cafes are in the area.

No.2 - Shibuya Hikarie


Hikarie Shibuya
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- 2-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Shibuya
- Shopping Hours: 10:00-21:00
- Restaurant&Cafe Hours: 11:00-23:30
Hikarie is the first project of the Shibuya revitalization. The new icon has a selection of quality food, clothing, and goods targeted for adult clientele. Upper floors serve as a cultural space -concert hall specialized in musicals, and art galleries.

No.1 - Shibuya 109


Shibuya 109
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- 2-29-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya, TOKYO
- Closest Station: Shibuya
- Shopping Hours: 10:00-21:00
- Restraunt Hours: 11:00-22:00
Shibuya 109, aka Marukyu,the iconic fashion mall is located at the heart of Shibuya - one of the world's most famous crossings. Gyaru (gal) - Teenage girls with tanned skin and big blond hair love 109. It has mini-skirts, high heels, wigs, nail chips, and everything else that they can dream of, at low price.
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