Shibuya Crossing is the most famous scramble crossing in the world, located in Shibuya, one of Japan’s most famous downtown areas. 3,000 people cross Shibuya Crossing at one time, and it is said that as many as 500,000 people cross it in one day, making it one of the largest crossings in the world.

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About Shibuya Crossing

Shibuya Crossing
There is a Starbucks Coffee with a view of the scramble crossing

The Shibuya Crossing is located in front of Shibuya Station and at the entrance to the downtown area, such as Shibuya Center-Gai.
Commonly known as “Shibuya Crossing”, it is not well known that its official name is “Shibuya Ekimae Kosaten (Shibuya Station Crossing)”.

Shibuya Crossing is extremely crowded during New Year’s Eve countdown, Halloween, and FIFA World Cup matches, when many times more people than usual visit the crossing. Because of the chaos caused by the crowds, police officers are introduced to control traffic.

Hachiko Statue

Hachiko Statue at Shibuya

The famous royal Akita dog, known as “Hachiko Statue”, is located nearby Shibuya Crossing.
The “Hachiko Statue” is known to Japanese as a meeting place near Shibuya Station, but in recent years it has become one of the symbols of Shibuya, and many tourists are seen taking pictures in front of the statue.

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Shibuya Crossing (渋谷スクランブル交差点)


2-2 Dogenzaka, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0043


In front of Shibuya Station.


(JR) Shibuya Station
Yamanote Line, Saikyo Line, Shonan–Shinjuku Line

(Tokyo Metro) Shibuya Station
Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line, Fukutoshin Line

(Keio Railway) Shibuya Station
Keio Inokashira Line

(Tokyu Railways) Shibuya Station
Den-en-toshi Line, Toyoko Line