My favourite big building is the diaphanous Dior building on Omotesandō – each floor shimmers in a slightly different hue of fluorescent...
Cross the street from Omote-Sandō Hills, look right, and you’ll see a five-storey glass building that looks as if it has a giant,...
Laforet Museum Harajuku
This museum, on the 6th floor of the teenybopper fashionista Mecca that is Laforet department store, is gallery or performance space...
Tokyo Apartment Café
This subterranean room with a view doubles as a cool daytime coffee house and eatery. At night the atmosphere goes a shade hipper and...
Harajuku Gyōza Rō
Gyōza (dumplings) are the only thing on the menu here, but you won’t hear any complaints from the regulars who queue up to get their...
6-1-9 Jingūmae · interesting places nearby
This smoky glass cube is a calm, dimly lit retreat from the busy streets. It’s perfect for holing up with a pot of tea or carafe of wine and watching the crowds go by. Or, if the weather is nice, score a seat on the terrace. It’s right next door to the giant toy emporium KiddyLand.