Tokyo: Shibuya Crossing

Located in Shibuya-ku which is a special ward in Tokyo Prefecture in Japan, Shibuya Crossing is a famously known scramble crossing located in front of the Hachiko Exit of the Shibuya Station.

Ready to cross the famous crossing!
Here we go!
With our Japanese family
Check out all those people!
Almost there!
The famous Shibuya 109
Shibuya Crossing is usually or let's say commonly featured in local television shows. However, it gained world-wide fame when it was featured in several Hollywood films like Lost in Translation, The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, and Resident Evil Afterlife and Retribution.
Peace!

Aside from the crossing itself, the area is known for its shopping districts, restaurants, statues, and not to mention its red light district. Ehem! Speaking of statues, one of the most famous statues in Japan is located near Shibuya Crossing. It is the bronze statue of Hachiko (famously known as Hachiko Statue) which is the inspiration of the American film "Hachi: A Dog's Tale."
You gotta check the manholes in each prefecture or ward.


Red light district near Shibuya Crossing
Going back to Shibuya Crossing, your visit to Shibuya ward won't be complete without crossing it with what I dub as the sea of people. If you want it to be more hardcore, cross it during rush hour and wear something with a striking color. You would surely standout among the usually black and white crowd.
Look at what we saw before we crossed!
When we went to Shibuya Ward, our main purpose was to see the Hachiko Statue. Crossing the Shibuya Crossing was just a bonus.

Getting there:

From Haneda International Airport, ride the Keikyu Line train to Shinagawa Station. From there transfer to the JR Yamanote Line going to Shibuya Station.
Shibuya Station
From Shibuya Station, Hachikō Statue's just a few meters away from the entrance going to Shibuya Crossing.

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