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2009/03/01 Design Festa Gallery, Cat Street, Omotesanda Street, Harajuku Bridge

We found our way over to the Design Festa Gallery, and wandered around the Harajuku area.
Having reoriented myself from Takeshita dori, we crossed Meiji Street to a landmark I remember — the Birkenstock Store.  It’s in a flat iron shape, with the street forking off.

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The fork on the east side is Harajuku Street.  I remember walking down this stretch and thinking that the buildings didn’t seem very interesting.

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One or two intersections up, looking to the right, is a strange building at the end of the street.

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Design Festa Gallery always amuses me, with the nearly-random pipes on the front facade of the building.

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Since I’ve been to the gallery before, I decided to start on the upper floors for a change.  The murals on the stairwell walls are entertaining.

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We were greeted by two Japanese girls, who asked us to rate our favourite student paintings of the day. Continue reading2009/03/01 Design Festa Gallery, Cat Street, Omotesanda Street, Harajuku Bridge

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