Omotesando

Omotesando is a broad, Zelkova tree lined avenue in Tokyo, stretching from Harajuku station, the foot of the famous Takeshita Street, to Aoyama-dori where Omotesando station can be found.

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It is known as an upscale shopping area featuring several international brand outlets, ranging from Louis Vuitton, Giorgio Armani and Gucci to the more affordable Gap, The Body Shop, Zara and others.

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Sometimes referred to as Tokyo’s Champs-Élysées, its latest development is Omotesando Hills, an ultra modern indoor shopping mall opened in 2006.

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