Harajuku

For the young and fashionable teenager, spending time in Harajuku on the weekends is practically a necessity. Even older folks will want to visit the area, though, to see Meiji Jingu shrine and Yoyogi Park.
Photo: Chris 73, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum
The Ukiyo-e Ōta Memorial Museum of Art is a museum that opened in , , , in January 1980. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Theater
The is a concert hall located at the , the main headquarters of Japan's public broadcaster NHK. Photo: Chiether, CC BY-SA 3.0.

University
The United Nations University is the academic and research arm of the United Nations. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Shinto shrine
Meiji Shrine, located in , , is the Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shōken. Photo: Wikimedia, Public domain.

Localities in the Area

is a shopping and eating district popular with a lot of young . Photo: Schellack, Public domain.

Quarter
Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Harajuku

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