A bronze image of the faithful dog Hachiko, the Hachiko Statue is the symbol of Shibuya. The tale of Hachiko, who patiently continued waiting for his deceased master, is a story that has resonated wit ...Further Details...
Shibuya is known as a fashion mecca, and Central Street, Dogenzaka, and Spanish Street are all recognizable areas of Shibuya. Shibuya first came into the spotlight in the 1970s when SHIBUYA109 department store was built. Shibuya is also the birthplace of kogal subculture, which originated in the 1990s. Today many stores such as Shibuya PARCO, Cocoti, etc. cater to fashionistas of all ages. There are also a lot of fashion-related events held here.
Additionally, a lot of theatres and movie centers (Clubasia, Bunkamura) host various events and movie screenings that deal with various social issues and issues related to human psychology.
Shibuya is also known as the center of the IT industry in Japan. A lot of IT and venture companies have their headquarters here.
Shibuya Station: Shibuya Station is served by the JR Yamanote Line, Sankyo Line, Shonan-Shinjuku Line, Toyoko Line, Denen-toshi Line, Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line, Fukutoshin Line, and Keio-Inokashira Line.
Car: Take the Takagi Interchange on the Metropolitan Expressway. There are a lot of paid parking lots in the area.
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