Harajuku/Omote Sando/Aoyama

原宿・表参道・青山

Harajuku

A district in Shibuya, Tokyo. Harajuku is known internationally as a center of Japanese youth culture and fashion.

Summer weekend Takeshita Dori Street *Taken by Isao Tokuhashi

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Taken at Togo Jinja Shrine by Masao Shibata. It was built in 1940 and dedicated to Marshal-Admiral Marquis Togo Heihachiro shortly after his death.

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Taken at Togo Jinja Shrine by Elena Churilova

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Weekend Takeshita Dori Street *Taken by Isao Tokuhashi

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Taken by Rieko Ishikawa

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Taken by Isao Tokuhashi

Aoyama

One of the most popular entertainment and shopping areas for young people in Tokyo. It is well known for its fashion houses, restaurants, and shopping.

Floating tea room at Nezu Museum *Taken by Sosen Imai

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Taken by Megumi Honzawa

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Farmer’s Market@UNU (United Nations University) *Taken by Kanae Tanaka

Yoyogi Park

One of the largest parks in Tokyo, located adjacent to Harajuku Station and Meiji Shrine.

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Okinawa Matsuri 2017 held on May 20,21, 2017. *Taken by Masayuki Miyazaki

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Earth Day Tokyo 2017 *Taken by Masayuki Miyazaki

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Taken by Kenny Hi

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The Blue Cave *Taken by Tadashi Sasaki

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Tokyo Rainbow Pride 2016 *Taken by Masayuki Miyazaki

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Earth Day Tokyo 2016 *Taken by Miwako Dias

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People celebrating cherry blossoms. *Taken by David Burger

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Winter sakura (Fuyuzakura) *Taken by Masayuki Miyazaki

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Taken by Masako Ikehara

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Japanese rockabilly dancers, who perform in the park every Sunday afternoon. *Taken by Mekdachi Khalil

Omote Sando

A Zelkova tree-lined avenue located in Shibuya-ku and Minato-ku, Tokyo stretching from the entrance to the Meiji Shrine, to Aoyama-dori. It was originally created in the Taish0 era as the frontal (表 Omote) approach (参道 Sando) to the Shrine. Today Omote Sando is known as one of the foremost “architectural showcase” streets in the world, featuring a multitude of fashion flagship stores.

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Taken by Naoko Okada

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Christmas illumination at Omotesando Hills *Taken by Rieko Ishikawa

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Taken by Ayaka Fukuda

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Taken by Megumi Honzawa

Omotesando 2009
Taken in 2009 by Bas Martens

Meiji Jingu Shrine

The Shinto shrine that is dedicated to the deified spirits of Emperor Meiji and his wife, Empress Shoken.

Wedding ceremony according to Shinto rites

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Taken by Isao Tokuhashi

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Taken by Megumi Honzawa

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Taken by Rieko Ishikawa

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Taken by Masanori Tsuchibuchi

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Ice Sculpture Exhibition (Until Jan 11, 2016)  *Taken by Liu Zengmei

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A well in Meiji Shrine, which mirrors autumn color of leaves. *Taken by Masanori Tsuchibuchi

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