Shibuya is the most popular place for teenagers and young adults to hang out in Tokyo, as it's trend center of young fashion and dining. Famous for its ever-crowded Shibuya Crossing and city's new landmark Shibuya Sky, Shibuya is always full of the energy of people and a large number of digital billboards.

You will be able to find a good variety of options when it comes to looking for a place to eat. There are popular Japanese food restaurants such as Sushi and Ramen. Or if you don’t feel like Japanese food, you can also find restaurants serving Italian, Spanish, and many other foods from other countries. Shibuya also has lots of Izakaya bars, and nightclubs to enjoy the nightlife after dinner.

If clothes shopping is your thing, then Shibuya is just the place you want to be. You will find from all kinds of fast fashion shops to the more exclusive type of shops.

Lots of new high-rise buildings are being constructed lately due to redevelopment, and it is expected to become even more modernized.

Nearby Areas

Shibuya is home to one of the busiest stations in Tokyo, served by multiple trains and subways, including JR Yamanote Line, Shonan Shinjuku Line, Toyoko Line, Ginza Line and Narita Express, which connect the district to other touristy areas in Tokyo, cities outside of Tokyo and the international airport. Within a walking distance from Shibuya, there are some attractive neighbouring districts including Harajuku, Omotesando, Daikanyama and Ebisu. Shinjuku and Meguro can be also reached by a short train ride.

WHAT TO DO

Shibuya is Tokyo's prominent area for shopping and entertainment, and one of the busiest districts in the city. The district is packed with shops, restaurants and entertainment facilities, that create new trends to influence the world. Here is the list of classic tourist attractions and trending spots in Shibuya today.

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ATTRACTIONS/ACTIVITIES

Shibuya's most famous landmarks are Shibuya Crossing, Shibuya Center Gai and Hachiko Statue. In recent years, new landmarks and skyscrapers such as Shibuya Sky, Shibuya Parco and Miyashita Park have been built, making this area a great destination among photo enthusiasts in Tokyo.

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SHOPPING

Together with the neighbour district Harajuku, Shibuya is a mecca of street fashion and culture in Tokyo and it's home to countless shops including department stores, fashion boutiques, variety stores and discount stores.

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RESTAURANTS

Being one of the busiest district in the city, Shibuya offers diverse food choices for everyone, including trendy cafes, local's favourite Izakaya bars and high-end restaurants. Here are the lists of top restaurants in Shibuya, recommended by locals and tourists.

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SEASONAL ATTRACTIONS

Besides year-round tourists attractions, there are some must-see seasonal highlights in/around Shibuya area including the delightful cherry blossoms of spring and the romantic lights in winter.

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HOW TO GET SHIBUYA/WHERE TO GO NEXT

Shibuya Station, one of the busiest stations in Tokyo is served by many trains and subways including JR Yamanote Line, Shonan Shinjuku Line, Toyoko Line, Ginza Line and Narita Express. By a short train ride or on foot, you can easily reach neighbouring districts such as Harajuku, Omotesando, Meguro, Ebisu, Daikanyama and Shinjuku.

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