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Things to do in Shimokitazawa, Kitazawa

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Coffee Shop
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“The cafe where I began my coffee lover life. Best of best coffee shop in Japan, but take care, No photo is prohibited by stoic legendary balista, Mr. Katsuyuki Tanaka.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“"UNIQLO" is a famous Japanese fast fashion retailer. i personally like their underwear and baby cloths are good quality”
  • 8 locals recommend
Hobby Shop
“Variety Shop. You can get any special fancy stuff over there. My recommendation.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Train Station
“Really interesting neighbourhood. Hip second hand stores, record stores and general funky atmosphere. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Electronics Store
“Music store there are a lot of nice and unique music. There are many LP too.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Clothes Shop
“"MUJI Shimokitazawa" they offer everyday essential items with good quality with great value”
  • 8 locals recommend
Café
“cool cosy little bar bordering on the cramped side in which you can smoke shisha and talk and make friends with locals.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Japanese Curry Restaurant
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  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“The fish is delicious sushi. Shops to be eaten at the same price as the conveyer-belt sushi. We spend the time that the calm in the shop and spacious.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Iconic Ramen shop! Not usually a queue here like there is at the Ichiran shop in Shibuya.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
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  • 1 local recommends
Café
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“Antique and traditional style restaurant. They use organic fresh rice & vegetables. Nice atmosphere! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Discount Store
“The ultimate 100 yen shop where you can find just about anything. One big branch in the same building as Uniqlo, next to the station. Another smaller branch on the main street from south exit.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Café
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  • 4 locals recommend
Corner Shop
“It's nearest 24hours convenience store at west gate of Shimokitazawa station.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Grocery or Supermarket
“Want Organic food? You'll get a good selection of groceries to body care items here, just a quick walk away.”
  • 2 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Japanese Curry Restaurant
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“The fish is delicious sushi. Shops to be eaten at the same price as the conveyer-belt sushi. We spend the time that the calm in the shop and spacious.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Iconic Ramen shop! Not usually a queue here like there is at the Ichiran shop in Shibuya.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Restaurant
  • 1 local recommends
Café
“Antique and traditional style restaurant. They use organic fresh rice & vegetables. Nice atmosphere! ”
  • 7 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Super delicious yet healthy Okonomiyaki from Hiroshima but also a local delicacy. Visit for early lunch or early dinner as the place can easily get packed and reservations are not allowed. English menu available”
  • 5 locals recommend
Restaurant
“Very good Ramen. Thick noodles and good taste soup. Simple but good. You gonna eat again again.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 5 locals recommend

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