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Top 7 Souvenir Shopping Spots In Omotesando And Harajuku!

Top 7 Souvenir Shopping Spots In Omotesando And Harajuku!

Translated by GonzalezLaura

Written by Ai Yoneda

Tokyo 2015.12.29 Bookmark

When you say Harajuku, many may think of artists like Kyari Pamyu Pamyu, or Japanese pop music. In this article, we'll introduce Kiddyland, Daiso, Takeshita-dori, and other hot Harujuku shopping spots.

5. AssistOn

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AssistOn sells products that feature both design and functionally, as well as high quality. They sell smartphoneand computer accessories, as well as other related goods, stationary, bags, and more.

The goods here are selected by keen-eyed buyers, and the items all have a kind of different yet interesting concept to them. This store also features items made by Japanese designers, so if you're struggling to find a souvenir, this place would definitely be great to check out.

As this shop is a little far from the main road, it's a kind of hole-in-the-wall shopping spot that's not known by even many Japanese people. You can only find this store in Harajuku, so it would be a good idea to check it out when you're here.

6. Kiddy Land Harajuku Store

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Among those coming to visit Japan, there's surely some out there that are fans of Japanese cartoon characters. If you're buying character goods in Harajuku, Kiddy Land is the place to go. Even in Japan there aren't too many places that have such a wide assortment of character goods altogether under one roof. In the store, you'll find rows of shelves filled with character illustrations, general goods, and toys. If you're looking to get your hands on cute character goods, then Kiddy Land is your one-stop shop.

7. Daiso Harajuku Store

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If you're looking to buy souvenirs for cheap in Japan, then 100 yen shops are your best bet. Even among 100 yen shops though, the Daiso on Takeshita Street is popular with tourists. This store has Japanese general goods, sweets, hygiene products, stationary, and even traditional crafts all lined up in the store. Also, most of the items are at a very low price of 100 yen each. How about checking out Takeshita Street's Daiso if you're looking to buy large quantities of souvenirs for your friends or acquaintances.

Harajuku and Omotesando have so many shopping spots, it's easy for first-time visitors to get lost trying to find exactly what it is they want. We'd be glad if this article can help your shopping experience go a little smoother when you're in the Harajuku and Omotesando area.

Information

For shop hours, please refer to their websites:
Laforet Harajuku
Takeshita Street (Japanese)
Tokyu Plaza Omotesando Harajuku
AssistOn (Japanese only)
Kiddy Land
Daiso Harajuku Store (Japanese)

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The information presented in this article is based on the time it was written. Note that there may be changes in the merchandise, services, and prices that have occurred after this article was published. Please contact the facility or facilities in this article directly before visiting.

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