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Shimokitazawa, Setagaya

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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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  • Shimokitazawa Station is the nearest station, and there are many general stores and secondhand clothing stores. There are many general stores and restaurants in the south exit shopping street of the station, and there are used clothes shops in the Kitaguchi shopping street. A short walk from the north exit is the Honda Theater, and there are several other theaters.
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  • Shimokitazawa is one of my favorite area to stroll. There are tons of great coffee shops ( my favorite is Streamers). There are tons of great restaurants including a great place to get curry buns. I l...  more »
  • There are a lot of used clothes shops and general stores, and there are a lot of young people. It's not such a big city, so many people were overwhelmed.
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