On my quick stopover in Tokyo I came with one particular mission in thoughts: to consume my way about all items sweet in Harajuku. This neighbourhood is well-known for its colourful creations – be that in the kind of ice cream, giant fairy floss, quirky garments and all the keyrings your heart desires. Here’s a guide to the greatest sweets to consume in Harajuku… attempted and tested!
Totti Candy Factory
My very first cease was Totti Candy Factory, positioned on the major purchasing street of Harajuku on the second floor. The cotton candy comes as an oversized treat larger than your head and in diverse colours/flavours from best to bottom. Side note: you will only require one particular to share amongst your self and a handful of mates, these items are gigantic!
Place | Japan, 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya, Jingumae, 1 Chome−16−５ RYUアパルトマン 2F
The Zoo Ice Cream
My subsequent cease was to take a look at The Zoo Ice creamery and hand more than my 500 yen for a cute decorated animal ice cream of selection. I picked the strawberry pig whilst my pal Hiro San picked the elephant. The place of the retailer is downstairs so if you are lost, just appear for the street indicators pointing you in the proper path!
Place | Japan, 〒150-0001 Tokyo, Shibuya, Jingumae, Unnamed Road three Chome-20
Eddy’s Ice Cream
Not also far about the corner you will stumble upon Eddy’s Ice Cream, a soft serve ice creamery with more than the best decorations and rainbow coloured cones with all the trimmings. As a lover of soft serve ice cream, I couldn’t say no!
Place | Japan, 〒150-0001 東京都渋谷区 神宮前4-26-28 1F
Rainbow Cheese Sandwich
A cheese sandwich the colours of the rainbow? Yes please! This quirky but cute eatery in Harajuku is the saving savoury grace you are going to require following all these sweets and for that purpose alone, we had to consist of it!
Place | 1 Chome-7-１０ Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
Afterwards: Shopping in Harajuku
Just after the sugar rush, you are going to want to devote some time walking the streets of Harajuku to a) soak up the atmosphere in one particular of Japan’s most well-known neighbourhoods and b) to stroll off all these carbs! Right here are some of my favourite finds from my time in Harajuku:
- Kiddy land – kitsch but also super exciting, a toy emporium on many floors
- GR8 – higher style and cutting edge design and style
- Moma Style Retailer – from the Museum of Modern day Art comes this notion retailer complete of random design and style objects
- Solakzade – vintage sunglasses from Japan and the rest of the globe, terrific if you are seeking for some one particular offs
- Significant enjoy – vintage record retailer complete of terrific finds!