Going to Harajuku is an incredible and surreal experience for anyone new to Tokyo. It is the place to go in search of current trends in alternative youth fashion. You may need to go back there a few times before you can fully grasp everything as it is a real sensory overload when seeing it for the first time. Take the train to Harajuku Station and take the Takeshita Dori exit. Follow the crowd and you will undoubtedly end up in the right place.