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...
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...
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 multistorey toy emporium is packed to the rafters with character goods, including nostalgia inducers like Hello Kitty and Ultraman. It’s not just for kids either; you’ll spot plenty of teens and even adults indulging their love of kawaii (cute). KiddyLand moved up the street while its building was renovated, but it should be back in this location, its original spot on Omote-sandō-dōri, by the time you read this.