This street is
the symbol of Harajuku and the birthplace of many of Japan's fashion
trends, there are many shops, boutiques, cafes and fast food outlets
targeting Tokyo's teenagers. There are many goth shops and on
Sundays, many young people dress up in elaborate clothes. On this
street is one of the biggest 100 Yen shops (Daiso
Harajuku) and a few shops that sell Johnny's goods.
Johnny's entertainment is a male idol company that in charge of
KAT-TUN, NEWS, Arashi, Kinki Kids, Tokio, Tacky and Tsubasa and many
Johnny's Jrs.The Johnny's shop is just one block away from this
Omotesandō is an avenue,stretching from Harajuku station, to
Aoyama-dori where Omotesandō station can be found.Around 100,000
cars drive down the main street daily which serves as the main
approach to Meiji Shrine.
It is known fot its upscale shopping area with
several international brand outlets, ranging from Louis Vuitton and
Gucci to The Body Shop, Zara, and others. It is sometimes referred
to as "Tokyo's Champs-Elysees." Omotesandō is also home to the
famous Japanese toy store Kiddyland and its latest development,
Omotesando Hills which opened in 2006. Omotesandō's side streets
feature a range of trendy cafes, bars, and restaurants, as well as
This is one of Tokyo's largest souvenir shops, very
popular among foreign travelers in search of typical Japanese
souvenirs, such as kimonos, tableware, lamps, dolls, furniture and
samurai related goods. The shop spans four floors.
This is one of
Tokyo's most famous and popular toy stores. Located along the
Omotesando, it offers six floors filled with all kinds of toys from
electronic games to stuffed animals. Many major toy brands,
including Disney, Barbie and Hello Kitty are present.