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Shimokitazawa, Setagaya
(4.2/5 based on 260+ reviews on the web)
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. Make Shimokitazawa a part of your Tokyo vacation plans using our Tokyo holiday planner.
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  • A neighborhood full of cafes, local of fashion, fair American. I loved it, while it is not as close to Tokyo. Ideal to spend a day testing all there!
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  • Station is under construction with the ground of the Odakyu line. Nostalgic without opening of crossings, feels a little lonely. Also, has the main roads around the continued widening and trying to clean the town of Shimo-Kitazawa. It is a very unfortunate landscape is nowhere as can Rotary station. It would surely not in front of the market. This is the last chance to enjoy the town in shimokita.
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  • The city is packed with charm, such as theater, music, clothing, comedy, gadgets, fashionable cafes and shops. Many privately owned shops, each one completely different atmosphere and originality.
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