Shimo Kitazawa (しもきたざわ/下北沢) is a trendy place town with plenty of second-hand shops, bars, record shops, interesting fashions and nice cafes and restaurants. It’s where all the cool, young people hang out! Budget travel tips The best way to experience Shimo Kitazawa is to walk around randomly and just soak it in. The streets areContinue reading “Shimo Kitazawa”
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Shibuya (しぶや/渋谷) is a busy area in Tokyo famous for youth fashion and the busiest road crossing you will ever see. It’s one of the main clubbing, shopping and entertainment areas in Tokyo. Budget travel tips If you are tight on time, combine Shibuya with an interesting walk to Harajuku station. There are plenty ofContinue reading “Shibuya”
Koenji (高円寺/こうえんじ), like Shimo Kitazawa, is a trendy town with many cheap shops, cafes, bars and restaurants. Koenji is known as a counter-culture area and features some great second-hand book and music shops. Come here in the evening for live music. Budget travel tips The best way to experience Koenji is to walk around theContinue reading “Koenji”
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