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Shibuya

Tokyo

Shibuya

Known for Shopping, Dining and Temples

Step from Tokyo’s busiest train station into streets filled with endless shopping and dining options and the largest concentration of “love hotels” in the city.

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One of Tokyo’s major downtown areas, Shibuya is filled with restaurants, shops and cafés catering to all tastes and budgets. Packed with locals and tourists pouring from the city’s busiest train station, Shibuya is one of Tokyo’s most popular neighborhoods. Visit this spot, the perfect place to wander for a few hours.

Browse the shops in Shibuya 109, one of the leading fashion centers for young women. This landmark building houses more than 100 boutiques spread across 10 floors. Stroll through the diverse collection in Tokyu Hands, a massive store where you’ll find everything from craft supplies to stationery and household items. Then, wander down “Spain Slope,” or Supeinzaka, a narrow road lined with boutiques, that finishes at the department store Parco. This street is named for its resemblance to a typical Spanish street.

Take a peek at the hotels clustered on Love Hotel Hill, one of the largest concentrations of love hotels in Tokyo. These short-stay hotels offer a discrete location for couples to have some “alone time” together.

Check out Bunkamura, a “culture village,” home to numerous cinemas, a theater, a concert hall and a museum that hosts rotating exhibitions. Then pay your respects at the Konno Hachimangu Shrine, once the site of the Shibuya family’s residence, after whom this neighborhood is named.

In the evening, Shibuya is a great neighborhood to find a restaurant offering inexpensive food and a nomihodai, a common special in which you pay a flat fee to drink as much as you want for a set amount of time.

Don’t miss the Myth of Tomorrow, a dramatic mural hanging in Shibuya Station. Painted by renowned Japanese artist Taro Okamato, the painting was lost for many years before being rediscovered in Mexico. The station’s star attraction, however, is the bronze statue of Hachikō, a faithful Akita dog who, after his owner passed away, for many years continued to wait every afternoon for his beloved master.

Activities near Shibuya

In a city where space is at a premium, this expansive park is a popular place for Tokyoites to rehearse, reconnect with nature and enjoy freedom of expression.  

Set within a large park filled with thousands of trees from all over Japan, this shrine is dedicated to a much-loved emperor and offers tranquility to visitors.

A stroll through this peaceful, colorful garden is the highlight of a trip to Tokyo at any time of year. It is especially popular for the cherry blossoms of spring.

A little piece of Paris in Tokyo, this 333 metre-high landmark offers fantastic views over the city and is a striking part of the skyline.

Dating back to the seventeenth century, this impressive seat of power lies at the centre of Tokyo amid gardens and splendid architecture.

Home to important museums, shrines and one of the city’s most photographed ponds, this public park is a perfect one-stop destination for culture and tranquility.

Japan’s cultural story is told through thousands of historical artefacts, artworks and archaeological finds in five exhibition buildings.

Ride roller coasters and watch theatrical shows as you witness the magic of Disney come to life at this family-friendly amusement park and resort.

Tickets & Tours

Tokyo’s vibrant food culture is legendary and one of the many reasons why people flock to the Japanese capital. On this 3-hour Tokyo tasting tour you’ll join a local guide and dive into the city’s food scene, feasting on some of the city’s best dishes.

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Get ready for a night of eye-popping entertainment like nothing you've seen at the Robot Restaurant, where bright lights, techno music, dinosaurs, and dancers combine with—of course—robots for a sensory spectacle in the heart of the Kabukicho red-light district.

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Discover Tokyo's top attractions by bus. In morning you can feel the Japanese history going through Meiji Shrine, the imperial palace and Sensouij temple in Asakusa. In afternoon you will experience modern Japan at the Tokyo Sky Tree tower and Tokyo Bay Cruise.

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Visit the tallest structure in Japan and enjoy views of sprawling Tokyo City from the towering observation decks of TOKYO SKYTREE®. Skip past the lines and go straight up to the 1,150-foot (350-m) Tembo Deck or 1,475-foot (450-m) Tembo Galleria to relish the breathtaking panorama.

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Take in picture-perfect views of Mount Fuji from multiple spots on Japan's east coast. Capture sights of the mountain from Arakura Sengen Park and marvel at its peak from the heights of Hakone Ropeway. End your day with a Japanese tradition—a relaxing dip in the steamy hot springs.

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Leave the hustle and bustle of Tokyo behind on this escape to Japan’s highest mountain and volcano—Mount Fuji. Enjoy a scenic cruise on the immaculate Lake Ashi, and then take in stunning sights while soaring on the Hakone Komagatake Ropeway before returning to Tokyo by bullet train.

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