Daikanyama is a great place for shopping and socializing. It is one of the districts of Tokyo and is very popular with locals. One of the great things that are located here are the fashionable boutique shops. If you want to visit to really do some exciting shopping, then this is the ideal place to go.
Tourists can also discover Daikanyama. There are all sorts of people found in Daikanyama from fashionistas parading around to photographers taking photos of them to people hanging out in cafés playing Party Poker on their laptops or reading manga. Either way, there is so much to see and do that you are sure to have a great and entertaining time here.
There are also some great restaurants and cafés located along the sidewalk. These are ideal for popping into in the middle of your fun day of shopping. Shopping can sometimes be quite tiring and you will always need to refuel. Or maybe you are a local and just want to meet a friend to catch up on all the gossip. These little cafés are ideal for this as well, providing the perfect atmosphere to chat and have a laugh.
The style of this area is very classy, with its lovely courtyards located between homes and restaurants. Here, you can avoid the high-rise buildings of other shopping districts in Tokyo, with their hyper-modern, bustling feeling. This mellow atmosphere is great for hanging out in and definitely provides an ideal spot to spend the day.
So many shops area available here, including Paul Smith, Jean Paul Gaultier, Martin Margiela and Vivienne Tam. The interesting thing about this place is that these shops are set alongside various local designer shops which have been converted from old homes. There are also many vintage clothing shops around, so you are sure to find something that you like if you visit this area.