What is Shibuya Hikarie?
Shibuya Hikarie, located in Tokyo's Shibuya ward is a commercial complex that has 4 floors underground and 34 floors above ground. It is directly connected to the east exit of Shibuya Station and is a building that has a shopping mall (ShinQs), a restaurant city, event space, gallery, and offices.
From the 3rd floor of the basement to the 5th floor above ground, there is a mall operated by Tokyu department store with approximately 200 stores and boutiques. Visitors can find cosmetics, ladies and men's apparel, fashion and home goods stores. Over 70% of the stores are newcomers to Shibuya.
The 6th and 7th floors are the restaurant city and include 26 cafes, restaurants and eateries. Visitors can find Italian food, Chinese food, sushi, Tonkatsu pork cutlet, Japanese taverns, beer cafes and bars, and can enjoy anything from light and full meals to alcohol and snacks.
The 8th floor is a gallery and event space where art, craft, fashion and other exhibitions take place. The 9th floor is a cultural facility.
The 11th through 16th floors are called Tokyu Theater Orb and is a stage for musical theater. The theater has a three-story seating configuration with 1972 seats and holds musicals and concerts daily. It is a facility for everyone including families, friends, and couples. It is a recommended stop if you are near the Shibuya Station.
Shibuya Hikarie can be accessed by JR, Tokyo Metro Subway's Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line, Fukutoshin Line, Keio Railway's Inokashira Line, Tokyu Railway's Toyoko Line, Tokyu Den-en-toshi Line. On each of the lines, get off at Shibuya Station. Shibuya Hikarie is connected to the station so it is difficult to get lost. By car, take the "Shibuya" exit on the Shuto Metropolitan Expressway #3. There is a parking lot available and it is open from 6:50AM to midnight (last entry at 11:30PM). Parking fees are 400 yen per 30 minutes, however, there are discounts for shopping at Shibuya Hikarie. Spend 3000 yen and 1 hour is free, spend 10,000 yen and 2 hours are free, spend 30,000 yen and 3 hours are free. Please be sure to present your parking ticket at the time of payment.
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|Sights||Shibuya Hikarie (渋谷ヒカリエ)|
Tokyo, Shibuya-ku, Shibuya 2-21-1
|Phone / Fax||Phone: 03-5468-5892|
|Closed dates||NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY|
|Admission Fee||Free admission|
Spring (March - May)Summer (June - August) Autumn (September - November) Winter (December - February)
|Recommended target||Family Couples Groups Child (ages 7-17) Adult (ages 20+) Single traveller|