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Shimokitazawa, Setagaya

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Neighborhood · Hidden Gem · Shopping
Walk through the narrow lanes and alleys of Shimokitazawa, a commercial and entertainment district of Tokyo. The hip neighborhood boasts many stores selling eclectic fashions and accessories. Watch a punk band perform at a converted bomb shelter, or visit one of the many cat-friendly cafes. The trendy neighborhood draws a young and artsy crowd of residents and appeals to tourists looking for Japanese pub-restaurants, theaters, and live music venues. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Shimokitazawa by using our Tokyo day trip planning app.
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  • Do not bring kids, they’ll be bored. Otherwise, this is a place to get lost: cuisines from all parts of the world, vintage stores and unique vintage finds, hipster place. A must visit district in...  more »
  • Shimokita always surprises me with great vintage stores. It is a good area to just stroll around and explore.  more »

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