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Shimokitazawa

Setagaya, Tokyo Prefecture
+81 3-6805-2638
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Exciting place

I was here in the evening time and it was a very exciting walk from the station through the main... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
olafoomes
,
Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Hip Local Area

Shimokitazawa is a great place to hunt for bargains (brand new and 2nd hand stuff). The... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mika L
,
Bacolod, Philippines
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“vintage shops” (15 reviews)
“live music” (7 reviews)
“young people” (7 reviews)
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Setagaya, Tokyo Prefecture
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+81 3-6805-2638
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"vintage shops"
in 15 reviews
"live music"
in 7 reviews
"young people"
in 7 reviews
"cat cafe"
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"clothes stores"
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"odakyu line"
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"wander around"
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"shops and restaurants"
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"both sides"
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"trendy area"
in 3 reviews
"nice change"
in 3 reviews
"cool shops"
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"shibuya station"
in 5 reviews
"great shopping"
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"graffiti art"
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"few hours"
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"cool place"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was here in the evening time and it was a very exciting walk from the station through the main street. Lot of local people and tourists making it a bustling place walking past the many shops and (local) restaurants. Shimokitazawa is an area which...More

1  Thank olafoomes
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Shimokitazawa is a great place to hunt for bargains (brand new and 2nd hand stuff). The neighborhood has a funky/hip feel with small well-curated shops sprinkled all around. There's also PLENTY of tiny coffee shops around with some of the best brews I've had. Great...More

Thank Mika L
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Funky little neighbourhood with plenty of little cafes serving barista made coffee. There are lots of cool shops selling vintage clothing and other items. The streets are narrow and it has a real hipster vibe to it.

3  Thank geelongexpat
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Shimokitaza is amazing place to visit and you should visit one time! if you like to see or buy cloths with second hand, this is the one of the best place to buy it ! there are huge variety of cloths and shops and for...More

1  Thank Mirei M
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Reviewed 28 February 2018

Just love this fun and funky little area of Tokyo. So unlike any other part of Tokyo. Winding streets....tons of pedestrians and lots of vintage shops. Found a great little Kaiten sushi place...wish I knew the name but it was all in Japanese. They had...More

Thank AFoolForTravel
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Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Shimokitazawa was the perfect place to end our 2 week trip to Japan. We had travelled around a bit up until the point when we checked into our AirBnB in the area so where looking forward to chilling for a few days. The area has...More

Thank David H
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Used clothes stores, record dealers, antique shops... To call Shimokitazawa the Bohemian district of Tokyo would be a bit of a stretch, but it is a very cool neighborhood. Fun to walk around and a great place for getting a bite to eat!

Thank Zachary H
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Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed our walk around here and how it was a bit less chaotic than some of the more touristy shopping areas! Some nice cafes and shows and also really enjoyed the cat cafe in this neighbourhood.

Thank Elyse D
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Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

This street is definitely for people who are willing to take the time to rummage through countless hangars and stores to find vintage clothes to wear. Shops that I would personally recommend would be flamingo, WEGO, and New York joe exchange.

1  Thank Bryan T
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Great location, only a minute walk from Shimokitazawa Station. All dishes were healthy with Gluten free. I definitely recommend a grilled pork with Japanese traditional salty flavor. If you ever had a chance to visit Shimokitazawa, you should stop by this surf style and friendly...More

1  Thank Kenta Y
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Dawn Z
5 June 2016|
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Response from tetsuo t |
SHIMOKITAZAWA is not a restaurant name, but a name of the town in Setagaya city.
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