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Shibuya Cat Street

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Address: | Jingumae, Shibuya, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture
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Shopping street in Tokyo combining upscale boutiques and trashy shops.

Shopping street in Tokyo combining upscale boutiques and trashy shops.

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Interesting place with fun shops,fashion,candy and cafes and restaurants. We tried some Street food and visited a cafe for tea and coffee. Found the shopping quirky and reasonably... read more

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Issaquah, WA
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Walked down Takeshita and Cat Streets to Shibuya. Cat was much less crowded! It was so cute, and had good food options. I wish it weren't raining, then it might have been my favorite day. Bring cash! Many shops don't take credit.

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Harlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

But it is a good way to walk from harajuku to Shibuya. When you get to kiddyland in Harajuku you will find cat street. There a some nice shops. A lobster place on he corner was very popular for takeaway. I didn't want to part with 1000 yen for a lobster half size baguette.

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Brisbane
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting place with fun shops,fashion,candy and cafes and restaurants. We tried some Street food and visited a cafe for tea and coffee. Found the shopping quirky and reasonably priced.

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Thank BrisbaneBetty
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a still, definitely a different pace from harajuku. Many reviews mention cute quirky resale shops, but in fact these are primarily designer resale mixed in with things like Oakley shops. So it's not so different from other shopping areas in the end in terms of what you find or the prices.

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London
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253 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved this area! I think i went nearly everyday here. Loved the vibe, the shops were to my liking, the people were cool and some really nice tucked away food places! For me a must visit area on any trip!

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Found this place walking around Shibuya, different from the tall skyscrapers but very nice. In fact I think I would get tired of such tall buildings very soon. This street was a nice break from it.

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New Westminster, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 213 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After Takeshita-dori and other jam-packed streets, we hit the quieter Oriental Bazaar and then this pleasant pedestrian street. It's full of up-market specialty shops and restaurants, sort of a California or ski-resort feel. We didn't stop at any of the shops but it was a nice walk and led us to Shibuya, for the famous Scramble.

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Thank kawaguy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Made a little stelle there. Good concepts stores and cool people is spotted there. A lot of tourist around the corner on the big street

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Thank Frederick B
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

It's quieter and not as crowded or chaotic as other streets, which I liked. The street has a hipster feel and is lined with funky shops and cafes. Had a lazy afternoon just window shopping, having a leisure stroll and enjoying the cool weather.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We went in winter so the harajuka girls and boys were more subdued in dress. But it's nice traffic free street of funky shops, great cafes, and interesting people and goods - well worth a stroll. Easy acces by rail and near other more commercial shopping strips

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Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast, Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.
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