15 Kawaii Things You Can’t Miss in Harajuku

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Kawaii Things You Can't Miss in Harajuku
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Harajuku is one of the Tokyo`s most popular districts for tourists. It is known in the world by Japanese sub-culture for youngsters. At the Harajuku streets, you can see girls with many childish accessories and dressed in pink clothes like from fantasy books
Obviously, everyone needs to visit this place, at least one time. Moreover, at this place, everyone can try to wear stuff like this and it won’t be strange at all. Let’s see where at Harajuku you can see and do kawaii things.

1. Takeshita-Dori

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Takeshita-Dori is a place where you can find many Kawaii things. This place is full of different shops and restaurants, entertainments and just spots to relax. Totally must see a place in Harajuku. If you want, you can take a tour. There are many people that will host the tour in your native language. They will help you find different kawaii things or maybe something simpler. But be sure to enjoy this place for 100%.


  • Name: Takeshita-dori
  • Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Entrance: free

2. Daiso

Another one big shopping center in Harajuku. It has many kawaii things to do and to buy. Besides, you are lucky to visit one of the most famous spots worldwide – Daiso 100 Yen. Daiso is the place where you can get everything from cute clothes and accessories to magnets and tourists` souvenirs.
The world doesn’t have any places like this. So if you are in Tokyo, you need to see the beauty and cuteness of the Daiso in Harajuku. Moreover, this place offers various walking fashion tours, isn`t this good?


  • Name: Daiso
  • Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Entrance: free

3. Marion Crêpes

Do you like sweets? Marion Crepes is number one stop for people who do. At this place, you will find the tastiest Japanese crepe ever. Be prepared for a long line, but it’s worth it. Selection is amazing and everything looks so delicious.
You will like Marion Crepes, the desserts have big sizes and staff are very friendly and know The English language. So you can easily order exactly what you want.


  • Name: Marion Crêpes
  • Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Opening hour: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm

4. Paris Kid’s

Paris Kid`s is absolute must visit accessories shop in Harajuku, Tokyo. The stuff is so cool and cute. You will definitely find something for yourself here. Paris Kid’s is situated near many different shops, but it is so unique so it will catch your eye starting with the logo.
At the shop, you will meet friendly staff and very glamorous and kawaii Japanese girls. This totally must see shop for every girl, who will travel to Tokyo.


  • Name: Paris Kid’s
  • Address: Jingumae 1 chome, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Website: www.pariskids.jp

5. Purikura shop NOA

NOA shop is a popular spot for everyone who loves to take Purikura photos. If you don`t know what it is, we will tell you. It is a photo booth which makes super cute photos of you and your friends with different stickers and filters on it. The photos are totally kawaii, and we think everyone who will visit Harajuku need to make at least one.
The NOA shop has some food stops and music shops, so you can take a break while having a photo marathon here.


  • Name: Purikura shop NOA
  • Opening hour: 8:00 – 23:30
  • Website: www.printclub.jp

6. Closet Child

Closet Child is a small shop where you can find a gothic or lolita-like clothes. Yes, this is exactly the shop where you can buy a sort of clothes that you see on the Japanese youngster at the Harajuku district.
The shop is great, and maybe you won’t buy anything but you will enjoy seeing the beauty of these outfits. And who knows, maybe you will like some and buy them.


  • Name: Closet Child
  • Opening hour: 11:00 – 19:00
  • Website: www.closetchildonlineshop.com

7. Calbee PLUS

When you are in Harajuku district, it is all about kawaii stores and candy shops. Calbee Plus is a sweets shop with the most delicious maple syrup and cream cheese.
The shop is located in the middle of the shopping center, so you will easily find it. It always has a big bunch of people, but it doesn’t prevent you from enjoying the different tastes of chips. Calbee plus` staff are friendly and know English, so you don’t get lost at the big variations of sweets.


  • Name: Calbee PLUS
  • Address: 1-16-8 Jingumae | Along Harajuku Takeshitadori, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Website: http://www.calbee.co.jp/calbeeplus/

8. Moshi Moshi Box

Moshi Moshi Box is an information center for tourists and locals. But why have we added it? Because this place is so friendly and it is a must visit for everyone. It doesn’t matter whether you need information or not, moshi moshi box is great just to see it.
They have a little karaoke bar with a free song per person, and if you get 90 points they treat you with free crepe. Also, they give really good advises about visiting major landmarks at Tokyo, and give you a map with directions. Moshi Moshi Box is a perfect place for everyone, especially who will visit Tokyo for the first time.


  • Name: Moshi Moshi Box
  • Address: 3-23-5 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Website: www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp

9. Garrett Popcorn Shop

Garrett Popcorn Shop is one of the most famous popcorn shops in the world. The shop in Harajuku has many different tastes of popcorn, beginning with classical salt and cheese and ending with the famous “Chicago Mix”.
The queue is always big but it moves very quickly. The staff always smiles and is ready to help you with your choice. Don’t miss this little spot at Harajuku district, it is really great.


  • Name: Garrett Popcorn Shop
  • Address: 1-13-18 Jingumae, Shibuya 150-0001, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Website: www.garrettpopcorn.com/harajuku


6% DOKIDOKI is an essential of kawaii and Harajuku street style. This shop was created by the famous art director, Sebastian Masuda. And it is a must see shop for every tourist at this district. Here you find different bright and cute outfits and accessories for creating the most epic and beautiful looks.
The place is decorated like a doll house with pink walls and even with their own carrousel.


  • Name: 6% DOKIDOKI
  • Address: Chome-28-16 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001
  • Website: dokidoki6.com

11. OnJapan Café

Harajuku district has many different stores and sweets shops, but let’s see where you can take a stop for a lunch. OnJapan Café is a fancy place with a great design. There are many books and it looks very stylish.
They have a great menu with different dishes, especially great to see the vegetarian part of it. The staff is great at helping you to translate everything to English. Enjoy your trip to Harajuku with OnJapan Cafe.


  • Name: OnJapan Café
  • Address: 6 Chome-8-1 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
  • Opening hour: weekdays 11:30AM–10PM, weekends 11:30AM–18PM


If you want to change your style to Harajuku one, Volume beauty salon is everything you need. The great staff will create you an incredible haircut with different colors you want. You will look like the most stylish and cute Harajuku girl.
You have only one chance to try it, and it is at this beauty salon. Anywhere in the world, you won’t find haircut techniques like here. Don’t be afraid, you will look really cool.


  • Name: VOLUME
  • Address: 50-0001 B1;1F, 6-14-15, JINGU-MAE, SHIBUYA, TOKYO
  • Website: www.volume.co.jp

13. Cat Street

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Cat street is a famous shopping place in Harajuku district. One street includes high-fashion stores with shops of not-well-known designers together. This is totally the trendiest place in the whole city. You can find here different types of clothes for kawaii girls and boys. And obviously, the prices here are high.
You can find this place great for walking and chatting with friends. The store has beautiful lights and decorations. You will like this place a lot.


  • Name: Cat Street
  • Address: Jingumae, Shibuya, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture
  • Open daily

14. Kiddyland

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Kiddyland is a wonderful shop with a great stuff. At first sign, it looks like a shop for children, you will find many great toys like Hello Kitty or Snuppy. However, you can also find something for yourself. Don’t forget that you are at the Harajuku district with it’s famous kawaii style.
The store is bright and big, also, you can buy unique souvenirs here. Near the Kiddyland, you can find few really good restaurants for a little food stop.


  • Name: Kiddyland
  • Address: 6-1-9 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
  • Website: www.kiddyland.co.jp

15. ASOKO Harajuku

Asoko is the one of the most famous stores in Harajuku. Here you won’t find any clothes and food. It is a place with the most different, cute and sometimes strange stuff for your home. A great place to buy a little bit of decorations to your apartment.
All things here are bright and color. It is easy to find something special for yourself. The store is really huge and staff is friendly and always helps you with all your questions.


  • Name: ASOKO Harajuku
  • Address: 6-27-8 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
  • Website: www.asoko-jpn.com

Harajuku district obviously is one of the most interesting and stylish places in the full world. With our list, you will easily find what to do here. This place is definitely a must-see if you are in Tokyo.

Have a good trip and travel!