VIDEO: Exploring Japan: Beyond Shibuya’s exciting scramble crossing, Hachiko statue

Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi
Photos by Takahiro Takiguchi

VIDEO: Exploring Japan: Beyond Shibuya’s exciting scramble crossing, Hachiko statue

by Takahiro Takiguchi
Stripes Guam

A short 30-minute train ride from Hardy Barracks, Shibuya Crossing is one of the most iconic cityscapes in Tokyo. Similar to New York City’s Times Square, this “scramble” is a popular meeting spot for locals and tourists alike.

Try joining the surging wave of people using the unique intersection outside Shibuya Station every two minutes!

Shibuya district is considered the epicenter of modern Japanese culture and is famous for good shopping, many restaurants, nightlife, and “Hachi,” the loyal Akita dog ever-waiting for his human to return.

The iconic building of Shibuya 109 is home for the latest fashion for teenagers, while Seibu and Shibuya Mark City cater to the older, more sophisticated crowd.                                                                                                         

Drop by Shibuya Scramble Square to check out the latest audio-visual technologies at NHK Plus Cross Shibuya where you can experience cutting-edge 8K vision and 22.2 multichannel audio technologies through their interactive exhibits.

Shibuya draws tourists and locals at all times of the day and night, and features activities for all people young and old. Don’t miss this iconic area on your visit to Tokyo!



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