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Shibuya Center Town

Udagawacho, Shibuya, Tokyo Prefecture 150-0042, Japan
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Ranked #3 of 61 attractions in Shibuya
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Neighborhoods
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Zagreb, Croatia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
5 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

So vibrant, packed with people, you can get lost in hundreds of shops and restaurants, everything is open 24/7, you have sushizanmai there as well to snack (great sushi for an ok price), a starbucks for refreshment and a couple of malls (of which 109 is the least fancy), so picturesque...

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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

It's worth it to wonder around (and somewhat get lost) in Shibuya. Lots of places to stop and shop, unique places, and food options as well.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Amazing place and very subreal! I loved it! Tokyo is great and most attractions are low cost or free. I cannot wait for the Olympic games here in 2020!

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Barcelona, Spain
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65 reviews 65 reviews
17 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Absolutely crazy place, not very pretty but lots of lights, signs and good shops. Mainly chain stores, if you're not from Japan, don't miss the enormous Muji.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This intersection reminded me of Times Square with the throngs of people and the bright lights. Shibuya is unique, however, in that this is an intersection. It is amazing how many people continually walk through this intersection in all manner of directions. It's certainly worth visiting and the area around it has a lot to offer as well.

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Woodbridge, United Kingdom
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96 reviews 96 reviews
41 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is the area for the young with loads of trendy shops and cafes. Loads of styles of clothing from 60s look, to modern trendy clothing. The streets Inokashira-Dori and Bunkamura-Dori in the west and Cat Street, Takeshita Street and Harajuku Street in the east are the best for alternative boutiques. The streets in between have the more well known... More

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Winnipeg
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83 reviews 83 reviews
42 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Everyone going to Tokyo must experience Shibuya crossing. We were feeling jet lagged so decided to head out to Shibuya crossing first thing in the morning. Haha. There was no one there. We did go back in the evening for the full effect. It sure did not disappoint. Must see.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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108 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is the Tokyo one tends to think about. Lots of signs. Lots of people. Lots of fun. You will certainly find what you want to buy and what you want to eat here. Besides the shops lining the streets, there are even malls to explore. Bring your wallet!

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Boise, Idaho
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94 reviews 94 reviews
45 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

A handful of Tokyo neighborhoods illustrate the culture of the City, one is Shibuya. Lots of shops and lots of people to watch. The main drag is tree lined, affording relief from the August heat. Check our the Nike store for cool Japan exclusives. Another good walk when the jet lag takes over.

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Quezon city
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Shibuya is Tokyo at full charge ( as opposed to low batt ) & is a must see & experience place to visit when in Tokyo. Do the crossing at peak hours ( week-ends, after office hours ) or sit some where nearby & watch the locals do it. For die-hard shoppers, Shibuya is the place to base yourself from... More

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