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Updated: October 1, 2019

Shimokitazawa Ichibangai Shopping Street 下北沢一番街商店街

2-37-17 Kitazawa, Setagaya City, Tokyo

Used clothes, indie rock, cheap food and small bars

Young college kids, aspiring rock stars, and funky fashionistas flock to Shimokitazawa for the high concentration of cafes, used clothing stores, record shops, live venues, and affordable izakaya bars. One central stretch of the neighborhood is Shimokitazawa Ichibangai Shopping Street.

Browse through the abundance of independent clothing stores and record shops, then take a break at one of the many cafes or bars that line the street.

Tips

  • Shopping for one-of-a-kind garments
  • Enjoying an espresso at one of the tiny cafes that line the street

Shimokitazawa has a more laid-back feel than other youth culture hubs like Harajuku or Shibuya. What’s more, the neighborhood boasts a thriving music scene, with numerous live music venues, jazz bars, and record stores. You can shop and relax in the afternoon, and party hard at night, all without leaving the area.

How to Get There

  • Shimo-Kitazawa StationInokashira LineOdakyu Odawara LineEast Exit5 min on foot

Contact

Opening Hours

  • *Varies by floor, store, and/or facility

Facility Info

  • JapaneseEnglish
  • Diaper changing facilities

For updated information on opening hours, closings, prices, and more, please check the official website or ask the facility directly.

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