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.

Known for

Shopping, Dining and Temples

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Top hotels in Shibuya

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
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Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku
3.5 out of 5
2-3-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
NZ$219
per night
24 Sep. - 25 Sep.
4.3/5Excellent! (8,219 reviews)

"Great location for travellers who want explore Tokyo!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Sep. 2019

Hotel Sunroute Plaza Shinjuku
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Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel
4.5 out of 5
26-1 Sakuragaoka-cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
NZ$544
per night
24 Sep. - 25 Sep.
4.6/5Wonderful! (1,973 reviews)

"everything is very good as expected - good location and facilities"…"

Reviewed on 16 Sep. 2019

Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel
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APA Hotel Shibuya-Dogenzaka-Ue
3 out of 5
20-1 Maruyamacho Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
NZ$159
per night
29 Sep. - 30 Sep.
3.9/5Good! (1,091 reviews)

"The location is very close to the center of Shibuya. The room was tidy, and clean. The coffee shop on the 2nd floor( Komeda Cofee ) was good."…"

Reviewed on 20 Aug. 2019

APA Hotel Shibuya-Dogenzaka-Ue
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Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu
3.5 out of 5
1-12-2, Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
NZ$289
per night
7 Oct. - 8 Oct.
4.4/5Excellent! (1,953 reviews)

"Location is the most interesting part of this property. Rooms are big enough. The view from hotel is nice. What I did not like was the fact that this huge place does not have any gym or swimming pool or anything else where you can discharge after a working day."…"

Reviewed on 19 Sep. 2019

Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu
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JR-EAST HOTEL METS SHIBUYA
3.5 out of 5
3-29-17 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo
4.5/5Wonderful! (729 reviews)

"Clean comfortable hotel with friendly staff. Conveniently placed right next to Shibuya train station, with direct access from the lift. Situated in a fantastic location, less than 15 mins walk to Shibuya crossing, and near lots of great shopping and places to eat"…"

Reviewed on 13 Sep. 2019

JR-EAST HOTEL METS SHIBUYA
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Century Southern Tower Hotel
4 out of 5
2-2-1 Yoyogi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Tokyo-to
NZ$402
per night
7 Oct. - 8 Oct.
4.6/5Wonderful! (3,524 reviews)

"Cleaniness ok. Staff helpful. Convenient location. Room a bit tired. No usb charging. TV channels really limited, no overseas sports channel provided."…"

Reviewed on 12 Sep. 2019

Century Southern Tower Hotel

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