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Shibuya Center Town

Udagawacho, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture 150-0042, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 60 attractions in Shibuya
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW via mobile

Shibuya has always been one of my favorite places to hang out in Tokyo, ever since I lived there in the late 70s. Returning there some 38 years later, it still is. It is colorful, crowded, loud and exciting. You will never run out of shops & restaurants. And to experience the real Japanese city way of life, have dinner... More

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Oulu, Finland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for the place where you can feel the city hear beating this is the place! One of the "must see" places in Tokyo: "the crossing", "the dog", "the place...."

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Mohegan Lake, New York
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199 reviews 199 reviews
87 attraction reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Walking through Shibuya at night is breathtaking. There are so many lights, so many stores, awesome restaurants like Uobei (see my review) and so much excitement and people watching, it is definitely awe inspiring. My family loved it. We went here twice during our vacation an could have went more. I think it's the number one attraction in Tokyo.

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Norman, Oklahoma
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37 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

What a visual delight! There are so many shops to peek into, so many foods to sample, and so many people wearing so many colorful costumes! It felt to me like Halloween, Mardi Gras, and Times Square rolled into one - but with a Tokyo vibe. (If that makes any sense!)

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Walla Walla, Washington
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I enjoyed going through the town because you can shop, eat, enjoy, and it has so much variety that you stay entertained all the way through! unlike American malls, where it is really easy to get bored. definitely check this out if you are visiting.

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Hanoi, Vietnam
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77 attraction reviews
206 helpful votes 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

I have been visiting Shibuya Center Town for man years now, but this was the first time I explained the 'lay out' to my 10 year old and realized how easy it is ... imagine the station like an L and then the 'important' streets fan out like a hand from there, all going up a bit. Head 'down' and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

SO much to do and plenty of things to explore. All kinds of shops and food! THE FOOD!! I will always stay in the Shibuya area, it is popping at night and has such good life.

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Go shopping in Shibuya as there are many so many shops jostling for attention. It is a hotspot for fashion, electrical goods and food+ drinks. I was enthralled by the pedestrian crossings where during rush hours, as many as 2500 people cross the street, reportedly to be the world's biggest and busiest crossing. When you are meeting someone in Shibuya,... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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104 reviews 104 reviews
30 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

As you would expect from Shibuya, you can find lots of shopping places and restaurants. As a fan of Japanese food, it was awesome for me.

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Singapore, Singapore
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

This is a must-see when in Tokyo. Known for the famed Shibuya-crossing and the Hachiko dog statue. A good place to view the shibuya crossing would be the Starbucks directly facing down at the crossing; but be forewarned, the Starbucks get really crowded. There is a fast-food restaurant just a few shops down the starbucks that sells pizzas, which I... More

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