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Harajuku Station

Harajuku Station (原宿駅; -eki) is a station on the JR Yamanote Line located in Tokyo's Shibuya Ward, adjacent to Yoyogi Park. The area to the east of the station is known as Harajuku.

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1 Line
2 Layout
3 Adjacent Stations


Harajuku is served by the Yamanote line. All trains call here.

The Chiyoda Line Meiji Jingumae Station is immediately adjacent to Harajuku Station and is marked as an interchange on route maps, although there is no physical connection between the two stations.

Harajuku is also the station used by the Imperial Train for journeys beginning and ending in Tokyo.


The station consists of a single island platform. A temporary platform is located on the west side of the station usable by trains travelling towards Shinjuku which is used when major events occur in the area, especially around New Year when many people visit the Meiji Shrine.

The main entrance is at the southern end of the station. A smaller entrance in the centre of the platform is convenient for Takeshita-dōri.

To the east of the Yamanote line platform there is a separate platform for the Imperial train.

Adjacent Stations

Yamanote Line Shibuya Harajuku Yoyogi