Neighborhood Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

Shibuya – one of the 23 districts of Tokyo, the main center of entertainment and shopping in the city. Shibuyu called the most colorful and crowded area of ​​the city – it is located countless shops, shopping centers, restaurants, cafes, clubs and hotels.

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Although primarily Shibuya is the center of youth fashion and culture, here everyone can find something of their own: at Shibuya are the largest department stores of Japan, most of which are owned by Seibu and Tokyu.

One of the main features of the area – it’s a giant crossroads before going to the JR station. Whenever the traffic lights turn green, at the same time begin to cross the road, dozens of people. From all sides of the intersection is surrounded by neon signs, posters, multi-storey screens.

Shibuya is constantly updated: currently under reconstruction eponymous station and construction of a new 230-meter business center. It is also planned to expand the pedestrian zone on the west side of the station and to reorganize the bus stops and taxi ranks. It is expected that the reorganization plan of the district will be fully implemented by 2027.

 

Famous streets and neighborhoods:

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Center-Gai (Center Gai).

Crowded and noisy pedestrian zone in the heart of Shibuya with plenty of boutiques, shops and gaming centers. It was here at the time originated many future fashion trends. In the evenings here are going to the company of young people for going to clubs, bars and restaurants.

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Cohen-Dori (of Koen Dori ).

“Park Street” originates from the department store Marui and ends Yoyogi Park. It received its name in honor of the department store Parco (in Trans. From the Italian. “Park”), and Yoyogi Park.

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Spain Slope (Spain Slope)

Spain Slope, or “Spanish Hill» (Supein-zaka) – narrow, pedestrian street, length 100 meters, leading to the Parco department store up the hill. There are plenty of little boutiques and cafes.

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Love like Hill (Love Hotel Hill)

This part of the area reserved for the so-called “hotel for lovers.” Here couples can book a room – for 2-3 hours (about 5 thousand yen.) Or overnight (about 10 thousand yen.).

Department of Tokyu

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Shibuya Hikarie

Hours: 10:00 to 21:00

Restaurant: 11:00 to 23:00

Website: http://www.hikarie.jp/en/

The new multi-level center of culture and art to the east of Shibuya station. The main space is occupied exhibition halls and theater, located on the upper floors of office space, and on the lower row of shops and cafes.

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Tokyu

Hours: 10:00 to 20:00 (station store to 21:00 on all days except Sunday)
Restaurants: usually from 11:00 to 22:30
Website:   http://www.tokyu-dept.co. jp / honten /

two Tokyu department store is located in the district of Shibuya: directly above the station is a twelve-center, and the second, ten-is a five minute walk to the north-west of the first.

20143107170055Shibuya 109

Hours: from 10.00 to 21.00
Restaurant: from 11.00 to 22.00
Closed: 1 January

Website: http://shibuya109.jp/en/

The famous shopping center – the center of the youth women’s fashion and the unofficial symbol of Shibuya.On the floor there are ten more than a hundred shops and boutiques. The name is pronounced «Shibuya ichi maru kyu», another name – «Shibuya to kyu» – indicates a center belonging to the conglomerate Tokyu.

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Tokyu Hands

Hours: from 10.00 to 20.30 Opening hours: from 10.00 to 21.00
Site: http://www.tokyu-hands.co.jp/en/

Here you will find everything for interior, handicrafts, various hobbies, travel, as well as stationery and more.

Department of Seibu:

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Seibu

Hours: from 10.00 to 21.00 (Sundays and holidays until 20.00)
Restaurant: from 11.00 to 22.00
Site: http://www.sogo-seibu.jp.e.ld.hp.transer.com/foreign/en/shibuya /index.html

On the ninth floor Seibu department store fashion boutiques are located. Cafes and restaurants can be found on the last and first floors.

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Loft

Hours: from 10.00 to 21.00
Site: http://www.loft.co.jp/shoplist/shibuya

Alternative store Tokyu Hands. TC at Shibuya occupies seven floors.

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Parco

Hours: from 10.00 to 21.00
Restaurant: from 11.00 to 23.30 (24.00 on Fridays, Saturdays and after-holidays)
Website: http://www.parco.co.jp/customer/shibuya/

Center of fashion shopping, a large number of branches scattered across the area.

Other shops:

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Marui

Hours: from 11.00 to 21.00 (until 20.30 on Sundays and public holidays)
Website: http://www.0101.co.jp/stores/guide/store140.html

A large retail center with branches in major areas of Tokyo. TC on the coat is located to the north of the station, she specializes in selling women’s and men’s clothing.

Other attractions:

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Statue of Hachiko (Hachiko Statue)

Statue of faithful dog Hachiko, who waited for his master in front of Shibuya Station every day, even after the latter’s death. Installed in front of the exit of the Shibuya Station, exit «Hachico exit». A popular meeting place.

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Bunkamura

Museum Hours: from 10.00 to 19.00 (21.00 on Fridays and Saturdays, box office closes one hour before closing time)
Stores: from 10.00 to 21.00
Restaurant: from 11.00 to 22.00
Closed: January 1,
Website: http: //www.bunkamura. co.jp/english/index.html

Located next door to the department store Tokyu (main store). Bunkamura Literally translated as “campus culture” includes a concert hall, a theater, a museum, shops, restaurants and two cinemas.

 

How to get there:

 Station Shibuya, one of the busiest Tokyo station, which is served by the following lines: the JR the Yamanote the Linethe JR Saikyo the Linethe JR Shonan of Shinjuku the Line , Hanzomon the Subway the Line, the Ginza the Subway the Line, Fukutoshin the Subway the Line, Tokyu is of Toyoko the Line, Tokyu is Den-Entoshi the Line, Keio Inokashira Line and the Narita Express .

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