Japan

What is Harajuku?

Harajuku is not only an area in Tokyo, but a fashion trend that has become well-known throughout the world. Learn more about this Japanese culture.

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The focal point of Harajuku's teenage culture is Takeshita Dori (Takeshita Street) and its side streets, which are lined with many trendy shops, fashion boutiques, used clothes stores, crepe stands and fast-food outlets geared toward the fashion-and-trends conscious teens.

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