How to Spend an Evening in Shibuya beyond Shopping

Japan, Tokyo Guide (B): How to Spend an Evening in Shibuya beyond Shopping

The early settlement in Shibuya began when Shibuya family built a castle in the area during the Edo Period in the 11th century. Its transformation from a wealthy family residential site to the busiest railway station was marked by the establishment of JR (Japan Railway) Yamanote Line, previously known as Shinagawa Line, in 1885. Nowadays, Shibuya Station consists of over 8 lines and to be honest, it is more than easy to get lost in between. Fear not, though. What you need to remember when you get off in Shibuya Station is to find the most notable exit of the station, which is exit no. 8 called Hachiko Exit, to reach the city center. My friend and I did that the whole time and it worked.

Known as one of the most hectic districts in Tokyo with skyscrapers and their flashing advertisement and video screens, Shibuya is a melting pot of shops, cafes, restaurants, bars and nightclubs. And don’t forget about the crowds too, it’s incredibly insane! Nonetheless, if you’re not so much into shopping, taking some booze and clubbing (I purposely exclude the “dining” thing because you may some fuel to explore the city although you’re not a foodie), what other things you can do in Shibuya? ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend an Evening in Shibuya beyond Shopping
Guide Location: Japan » Tokyo
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Hachiko Exit   Hachiko statue   Shibuya Crossing   Starbucks Coffee Shibuya Tsutaya   L’Occitane Cafe   Meiji Shrine  
Author: Nydia Susanto
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