Travel

Free Art in Shibuya

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Have you ever been to Shibuya? It's the fashion capital of Tokyo. A statue of a dog called Hachiko is waiting in front of the JR exit (Yamanote Line). Many tourist take pictures there and then cross the Shibuya crossway. At this place, sometimes you will be asked for interviews. The career of many models started in this location.

Of enjoying free art in Shibuya, you need to use a different train exit. The Hikarie Department is located near the exit of the subway lines (Fukutoshin Line or Tokyo Toyoko Line). You find galleries at the 8 floor of the Hikarie Department. The artist will change every week, so there is always a chance to see great work.

If you are interested in showing your own work, please let me know and I can share more detailed information with you.

Information: Hikarie

Open Hours 

【Monday~Sunday】10:00~21:00

Address 2 Chome-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-8510

Station 1 min. on foot from Shibuya Station

URL http://www.hikarie.jp/

 

Free Art in Harajuku, Japan: DESIGN FESTA GALLERY WEST

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Harajuku is famous for it’s street fashion and secondhand shops. Hidden in the hearth of Harajuku is the Design Fest Gallery. It’s a place, where young artist in Japan show their work. They sell self-made stuff as well. It’s a great spot to visit in Japan. The building itself looks great as well. It’s free. Inside the building is a small café, where you can buy coffee or eat lunch. Since Harajuku is famous for fashion, expensive cafes are all over the place. Visiting this art gallery and drinking a cheap coffee afterwards makes life much enjoyable.

 

 

Information

Open Hours 11:00~20:00

Address 3-20-18, Jingumae, Shibuya City, 150-0001

Stations earby 9 min. on foot from JR Yamanote Line Harajuku Station Takeshita Exit

5 min. on foot from Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line / Fukutoshin Line Meiji-jingumae <Harajuku> Station Exit 5

TEL 03-3479-1422

FAX 03-3479-1498

E-MAIL info@designfestagallery.com

Languages Japanese / English / Chinese

Facility Information: Wi-Fi spot

URL http://www.designfestagallery.com/index_en.html