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...
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 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...
There always seems to be a line for seats outside this Kyūshū-style rāmen (noodles in broth) shop near Harajuku Station, and with good...
If you’re hunting to take photos of Harajuku’s legendary cos-players (costume players), this is your best bet. Though the scene appears to be fading, on sunny weekends (especially Sundays) you might catch eccentrically dressed teens assembling here.