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Updated: April 2, 2018

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

2-37-17 Kitazawa, Setagaya-ku 155-0031

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.


  • 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 Sta. | North Exit | 5 mins on foot
    Inokashira Line | Odawara Line


Opening Hours

  • Opening hours may vary by business/facility

Facility Info

  • Japanese | English |
  • Baby changing facilities |

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