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Omotesando Summarized

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Omotesando (表参道) is the strip for the Meiji Shrine. However, forget about the shrine, it's a great place for shopping. In Omotesando, you can spend whole day for shopping, and many people do. When you get tired, don't worry, there are so many coffee shops everywhere, so you can do window shop and rest forever.
Tourist Info:
Omotesand? is an avenue, subway station and neighbourhood in Tokyo stretching from Harajuku station, the foot of the famous Takeshita Street, to Aoyama-dori where Omotesand? station can be found. Zelkova trees line both sides of the avenue. Around 100,000 cars drive down the main street daily which serves as the main approach to Meiji Shrine.
Access
0. From Tokyo station.
1. use Marunouchi line (metro) to Akasaka-mitsuke Station. (9 minutes)
2. use Ginza line (metro) to Omote-sando Station. (5 minutes)
3. walk north (1 minute)

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Detailed Travel Guide

Omotesando is an avenue, subway station and neighbourhood in Tokyo stretching from Harajuku station, the foot of the famous Takeshita Street, to Aoyama-dori where Omotesando station can be found. Zelkova trees line both sides of the avenue. Around 100,000 cars drive down the main street daily which serves as the main approach to Meiji Shrine.
It is known as an upscale shopping area featuring several international brand outlets, ranging from Louis Vuitton and Gucci to the more affordable The Body Shop, Zara, and others. It is sometimes referred to as "Tokyo's Champs-Elysees." Omotesando is also home to the famous Japanese toy store Kiddyland and its latest development, Omotesando Hills, opened in 2006. Omotesando's side streets feature a range of trendy cafes, bars, and restaurants, as well as boutique stores specialising in everything from handbags to postcards to vintage glass bottles.
(Reference: wikipedia, wikitravel)