If you’re hunting to take photos of Harajuku’s legendary cos-players (costume players), this is your best bet. Though the scene appears...
Ukiyo-e Ōta Memorial Museum of Art
Trade your shoes for slippers at the door to view the excellent ukiyo-e (wood-block prints) collection of Ōta Seizo, the former head of...
This is Tokyo’s famous fashion subculture bazaar, where aspiring goths and Lolitas come to shop. The narrow alley is a pilgrimage site...
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...
Kyūsyū Jangara information
Lonely Planet review
There always seems to be a line for seats outside this Kyūshū-style rāmen (noodles in broth) shop near Harajuku Station, and with good reason: elegantly thin noodles, your choice of a half-dozen broths, silky chāshū (roast pork) and righteous karashi takana (hot pickled greens). Go for the popular zembu-iri (everything in).