Shimokitazawa is a laid back, trendy hub for young people on the outskirts of Tokyo. If you love high quality second-hand fashion, hand crafted gifts, exquisite coffee and delicious treats you’ll find it all here.
It’s been called a hipsters paradise and Instagrammers heaven… and we can see why! It’s the perfect spot for a budding photographer. If you’ve visited Harajuku and thought Takeshita Dori wasn’t all you had imagined it to be then we highly recommend visiting Shimokitazawa instead!
Coming from Shinjuku it only takes 7 minutes. Take an express train on the Odakyu line and get off at the second stop. It’s that easy!
They say “a picture is worth a thousand words” so here are some of our snaps from the day…