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Rain doesn't detract shoppers at Harajuku in Tokyo.

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I eaten in the Mc donalds of the photo, 4 years ago, what a day, I loved Harajuku, very kind of bohemian...

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Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these shoppers from spending their money on trifle wares.

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I see the Golden Arches there on the left. I be lovin' their new Miami Burger, available only for the next 3 weeks!

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Actually my comment made no sense, like most people's comments.

the picture doesn't make any sense so no need to apologize it is also lack of common sense for going shopping there and in the rain too.

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Detract the color of the shoppers or the number of the people ?

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I guess it's one of those must have photo-op spots because it would be difficult to find a better vantage point than this.

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Actually my comment made no sense, like most people's comments. Please forgive me, I take it back.

This is actually a great photo.

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Good photo of a lot of colour & to me umbrellas are sort of non-existant, but if I lived in Vancouver, B.C., Canada they are a must.

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As @2020hindsight said, why don't people wear raincoats?

I think it's completely ridiculous to use an umbrella when it snows. In Canada you would be laughed at for doing so, because it simply doesn't make sense.. that's why we have hooded shirts and raincoats.

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I took a photo like this my first time in Japan maybe fifteen years ago.

You too?! LOL. I got a pic just like this, except for the umbrellas.

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Yeah, I recognized it right off the bat, and I rarely go to harajuku. :)

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I have to tell some of you that this is the easiest photo to compose. I know exactly where this is: looking east on Takeshita Dori from the Harajuku JR station end of the street and looking downhill. I took a photo like this my first time in Japan maybe fifteen years ago.

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Awesome shot. I absolutely hate being stuck in such a sea of umbrellas, but not much you can do except avoid it altogether.

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Sun like this at 5am in Japan's winter? Not likely.

Moderator: The photo was not taken at 5 a.m. It was posted on the site at 5 a.m.

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Takeshita Dori is crowded everyday and even more so on weekends.

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if this pic was taken at 5am like it says I doubt there was much shopping to be had hahaha

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Why don't people wear raincoats with hoods? Far more practical than umbrellas in these situations.

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I also wonder if there are any eyes taken out in a place like this. There's gotta be a handful of people that run to the hospital for getting thier eye poked by an umbrella.

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Les parapluies de Harajuku

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That is just pure crazy. I would never shop like these people.

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I remember going there about 12 or more years ago, and it was the same, the RAIN doesn't stop ANYONE from going to Harajuku... :)

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Nice picture.

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I must be detracted ...

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Good photo.

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Maybe a long line queue to enter the Gap store 3km ahead.

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Looks like a see of jellyfish.

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