6 Most Popular Spots in Harajuku in February 2018 by MOSHI MOSHI BOX

09.March.2018 | FEATURES / SPOT

Hello, everyone! My name is Shiota and I am the curator of MOSHI MOSHI BOX Tourist Information Center.

In this article, I will introduce to you some recommended popular spots in Harajuku where many tourists ask about!

 

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Animal cafes

There are many kinds of animal cafes in Harajuku such as cat cafés, owl cafés and rabbit cafés.

The “hedgehog café” and “otter café” are gathering much attention nowadays. Many people are in love with such cute animals.

 

Detailed information:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/86972

 

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HARRY Harajuku Terrace Store

Address: 3F, Jingumae 426, 4-26-5, Jingumae, Shibuyaku, Tokyo

Business hours: 11:00 to 19:00 (last entrance – 18:30)

Fixed holiday: undecided

Access: 8 minutes on foot from JR “Harajuku Station,” 5 minutes on foot from Tokyo Metro “Meiji Jingumae Station”

URL:http://www.animalcafe.tokyo

 

 

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Japanese-style lunch

Many tourists and families ask us to recommend to them places where they can have a Japanese-style lunch.

Harajuku is famous for Western-style restaurants but there are also many reasonable and delicious Japanese restaurants.

Detailed information:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/73960

 

 

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Animal ice cream

Ice creams using the motifs of animals are gaining popularity these days and we have uploaded many articles about such ice cream shops on our website. Animal ice creams are also gathering much attention on SNS. The item in the photo can be bought at a shop called, “Dobutsuen (zoo)” beside “Harajuku Denki Shokai.”

 

Detailed information:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/68254

Access:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/46391

 

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Dobutsuen

Address: 150-0001, 3-20-7, Jingumae, Shibuyaku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-6434-5074

Business hours: 11:00 to 19:00

URL:https://twitter.com/__doubutsuenn

 

 

 

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KAWAII MONSTER CAFE HARAJUKU

This is a very popular café in Harajuku. They have different shows every day of the week.

“Monster girls” and even Japanese geisha also appear in their shows.

Please refer to their website RE: detailed information.

 

Detailed information:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/64484

 

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KAWAII MONSTAR CAFE

Address: Square 4F, 4th district, 31, 10 YM, Jingumae, Shibuyaku

Access: 1 minute on foot from 5th Exit/Entrance of Meiji Jingumae Station (subway) / 5 minutes on foot from JR Harajuku Station Omotesando Exit/Entrance

TEL: 03-5413-6142 – reservations can be made (except Saturday, Sunday and holidays)

Business hours:

Monday to Saturday, day before holiday – lunch 11:30 to 16:30 (L.O. 16:00)

90 minutes – last entrance 15:30

Dinner: 18:00~22:30(L.O.22:00)

Sunday and holidays: 11:00~20:00(L.O.19:30)

No fixed holiday: please note that you might not be able to enter the venue when an event is held.

HP:http://kawaiimonster.jp/day/pc/

 

 

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Second-hand clothing shops

Harajuku is known as an area where many second-hand clothing shops are located. Let’s visit Harajuku and find your favorite item.

 

Detailed information:https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/42681

 

 

 

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Meiji Jingu (shrine)

Meiji Jingu is one of the most famous sightseeing spots in Harajuku. It is considered to be “power spot” and you will for sure be empowered by visiting this shrine.

This shrine becomes very crowded during the cherry blossom season.

 

Detailed information: https://www.moshimoshi-nippon.jp/51035

 

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Meiji Jingu

Address: 1-1, Kamizonocho, Yoyogi, Shibuyaku, Tokyo

Access: 1 minute on foot from JR Yamanote Line Harajuku Station, Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, Fukutoshin Line Meiji Jingumae Station / 5 minutes on foot from JR Yamanote Line, Sobu Line Yoyogi Station / 3 minutes on foot from Tokyo Metro Fukutoshin Line Kita Sando Station

Business hours: please refer to the website since the business hours differ every month

TEL: 03-3379-5511

HP:http://www.meijijingu.or.jp/index.html

 

 

How did you like our introduction to Harajuku’s “hot spots?” Why not visit one of these spots the next time you are in Harajuku.

 

 

MOSHI MOSHI BOX Harajuku Tourist Information Center

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MOSHI MOSHI BOX is a tourist information center located at the cross road of Takeshita Street, Meiji Street, and Harajuku Street. The staff there are experts on the Harajuku area. You can get the most up-to-date news of Harajuku from the site.

 

Services:

Service list

・free wi-fi

・free water

・free PC & charge

・baggage room

・gift shop

・currency exchange

Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00

Closed: The year-end and New Year holidays

Contact: 03-2225-6447

Twitter・Instagram @mmb_harajuku

 

Writer:Nao Shiota

 

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