A Walking Tour of Shimokitazawa

23 Jun

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Shimokitazawa… One of the highlights of my Tokyo trip!  Absolutely love this charming little place!  Shimokitazawa is located in Setagaya, Tokyo.  We didn’t know exactly where to go after we got out of the train station.  So we just followed the flock of young people and the shops and cafes were just around the corner 🙂

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Shimokitazawa is similar to Harajuku but it’s less crowded and more intimate 🙂  A lot of the stores sell used clothing, shoes and accessories as well brand new items.  Some stores sell goods from around the globe, like India, Mexico and Africa.  Take a walk with me and I’ll show you some of the interesting things I saw .  Warning:  this post is photo heavy.  Hehe!

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Most of the stores had such cute displays and made it more inviting to enter 🙂

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You could also find home stuff here 🙂

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Artists are welcome here! (Artist was a bar ata coz it was still closed. Hehe!)

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So many cafes to choose from! 🙂

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Spotted some tissue art.  Hehe!  Cute!

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You’ll never get thirsty here in Tokyo.

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I loved how this store looked, Fig London.  Looked like a little country home 🙂

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Don’t forget to look up!  There are stores also on the second floor! 🙂

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Some stores look so small from the outside but once you enter, it’s a like a cave of great finds!!!  Like this shop.  Can’t read their super faded sign though 🙂

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Look at that little girl inside the shop 🙂 I thought she was a mannequin, too.  So cute 🙂

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A lot of cute pet stores, too!

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There are so many things I wanted to buy here just because they’re cute, even if I had no use for it.  LOL! 🙂

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What a great afternoon this was! Lots of good finds, good vibes and a must-see when in Tokyo! 🙂  Thanks for taking me here, Dants! Love this place 🙂

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