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Shibuya (aJ) is one of the 23 city wards of Tokyo, but often refers to just the popular shopping and entertainment area found around Shibuya Station. In this regard, Shibuya is one of Tokyo's most colorful and busy districts, packed with shopping, dining and nightclubs serving swarms of visitors that come to the district everyday.

Shibuya is a center for youth fashion and culture, and its streets are the birthplace to many of Japan's fashion and entertainment trends. Numerous department stores and shopping malls can be found around the area catering to all types of shoppers. Many of the area's large shopping complexes belong to either Tokyu or Seibu, two competing corporations.

Shibuya's most prominent landmark is the busy intersection in front of the station's Hachiko Exit. The intersection is heavily decorated by neon advertisements and giant video screens and gets flooded by pedestrians each time the lights turn green, making it a popular photo spot.

Shibuya Station and surroundings are currently undergoing major redevelopment, lasting almost two decades. Several new buildings have opened over recent years, including Shibuya Hikarie (in 2012), Shibuya Stream (2018), Shibuya Scramble Square (2019) and Miyashita Park (2020), and more will be opening until works are completed around 2028. In addition, the flow of pedestrian traffic around the station is gradually being improved.

Famous streets and districts

Center Gai

Koen Dori

Spain Slope

Love Hotel Hill

Tokyu-affiliated attractions

Shibuya Scramble Square

Shops: 10:00 to 21:00
Restaurants: 11:00 to 23:00
Observation Deck Hours: 10:00 to 22:30 (entry until 21:20)
Observation Deck Admission: 2000 yen (1800 yen if purchased online)

Shibuya Hikarie

Shops: 11:00 to 21:00
Restaurants: 11:00 to 23:00

Shibuya 109

Hours: 10:00 to 21:00
Restaurants: 11:00 to 22:00

Shibuya Stream

Restaurants: typically 11:00 to 22:00

Shibuya Mark City

Hours: 10:00 to 21:00
Restaurants: 11:00 to 23:00

Tokyu Hands

Hours: 10:00 to 21:00

Seibu-affiliated attractions

Seibu

Hours: 10:00 to 20:00
Restaurants: 11:00 to 22:00

Loft

Hours: 11:00 to 21:00

Parco

Shops: 11:00 to 22:00
Restaurants: 11:30 to 23:00

Other points of interest

Miyashita Park

Shops: 11:00 to 21:00 (restaurants until 23:00)

Hachiko Statue

Bunkamura

Getting there and around

Shibuya Station is one of Tokyo's busiest stations. It is served by the JR Yamanote Line, JR Saikyo Line, JR Shonan Shinjuku Line, Hanzomon Subway Line, Ginza Subway Line, Fukutoshin Subway Line, Tokyu Toyoko Line, Tokyu Den-Entoshi Line and Keio Inokashira Line. It is also served by many Narita Express trains.

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    • TRUNK (HOTEL)
      Luxury
      Located a 11-minute walk from JR Shibuya Station, Trunk (Hotel) offers free WiFi throughout the property. A bar and 2 dining options are available at this non-smoking hotel. A designated smoking area is provided on site. A 24-hour front desk at this hotel offers concierge service and free luggage storage. Guests can unwind in the shared garden and terrace or shop for souvenirs at the gift shop on site. All carpeted rooms come with air conditioning, soundproofing and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. For guests' comfort, a minibar, free toiletries and bathrobes are provided. Some units include a private terrace or balcony with views as well as a private outdoor dining area. Meiji Jingu Shrine is a 11-minute stroll from Trunk (Hotel), while Roppongi Hills is a 10-minute drive away. Nezu Museum can be reached with a 15-minute bus ride and walk.
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    • The Millennials Shibuya
      Budget-friendly
      Situated in Tokyo, 400 metres from Hachiko Statue, The Millennials Shibuya is an adult only accommodation. The property has a terrace and rooms with free WiFi access. Popular points of interest nearby include NHK Studio Park, Shibuya Center Town and Meiji Jingu Shrine. The accommodation offers a shared kitchen and a shared lounge for guests. Each room has a shared bathroom with free toiletries. Bread and pastries are served each morning at the property, along with coffee and green tea. The hotel offers a business centre for guest use. Nezu Museum is 1.6 km from The Millennials Shibuya. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda Airport, 13 km from the accommodation.
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    • Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel, A Pan Pacific Partner Hotel
      Luxury
      Centrally located in Shibuya, Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel offers spacious rooms with panoramic city views. The hotel features a fitness centre and a range of dining options. The Cerulean Tower is just a 5-minute walk away from Shibuya Station, providing access to many train and subway lines. From there it is a 2-minute train ride to Harajuku and the Meiji Jingu Shrine. Overlooking the greater metropolitan area, all rooms are located on the 19th floor and above. They feature air conditioning, a desk, flat-screen TV and minibar. The private bathrooms have a bath, shower and free toiletries including toothbrushes, shampoo, conditioner and body soap. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Guests at Tokyu Hotel Cerulean Tower can unwind in the sauna or hot tub, or enjoy a treatment in the beauty salon. The many other facilities include a pastry shop and a nursery. Cerulean Tower Tokyu Hotel boasts 8 restaurants, serving Japanese, Chinese and French cuisine. Beverages can be savoured at the top floor bar, the Garden Lounge and the Jazz Club.
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    • Shibuya Stream Excel Hotel Tokyu
      Luxury
      Located in Tokyo, 500 metres from Konno Hachimangu Shrine, Shibuya Stream Excel Hotel Tokyu provides accommodation with a bar and private parking. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is close to popular attractions like Shibuya Mark City, Hachiko Statue and Shibuya Center Town. All rooms in the hotel are equipped with a kettle. All units will provide guests with air conditioning, a safety deposit box and a flat-screen TV. A buffet breakfast is available daily at Shibuya Stream Excel Hotel Tokyu. Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Moyai Statue, Shibuya Scramble Crossing and Ancient Egyptian Art Museum. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 26 km from Shibuya Stream Excel Hotel Tokyu.
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    • all day place shibuya
      Luxury
      Conveniently situated in the Shibuya Ward district of Tokyo, all day place shibuya is located 200 metres from Ancient Egyptian Art Museum, 300 metres from Magnet by Shibuya 109 and 300 metres from Shidax Culture Hall. With free WiFi, this 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space. The hotel features family rooms. A Full English/Irish breakfast is available daily at the hotel. Popular points of interest near all day place shibuya include Shibuya Scramble Crossing, Hachiko Statue and Moyai Statue. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 13 km from the accommodation.
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    • sequence MIYASHITA PARK / SHIBUYA
      Luxury
      Situated in Tokyo, within 200 metres of Shidax Culture Hall and 300 metres of Ancient Egyptian Art Museum, sequence MIYASHITA PARK / SHIBUYA features a bar. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and luggage storage space, along with free WiFi. Guests can have a drink at the snack bar. Complete with a private bathroom fitted with a bidet and slippers, all rooms at the hotel have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and selected rooms also boast a seating area. At sequence MIYASHITA PARK / SHIBUYA the rooms have bed linen and towels. Guests at the accommodation can enjoy a ? la carte or an Asian breakfast. Popular points of interest near sequence MIYASHITA PARK / SHIBUYA include Shikisai Museum, Magnet by Shibuya 109 and Shibuya Scramble Crossing. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 26 km from the hotel.
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    • Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu
      Luxury
      Directly connected to Shibuya Train Station, Shibuya Excel Hotel Tokyu offers easy transportation links, 2 high-floor restaurants and comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi access and a satellite flat-screen TV. Overlooking Shibuya Scramble intersection, the hotel is just a 3-minute walk to the famous Shibuya 109 Building. The Harajuku area and Yoyogi Park are a 15-minute walk away. Shibuya Stationfs 6 train lines and 3 subway lines offer convenient transport. Rooms at Hotel Shibuya Excel feature a calm, sophisticated decor. Each is fitted with a satellite TV, minibar and en suite bathroom with hairdryer. Guests can sip a fresh cup of tea and enjoy city views. Excel Tokyu Shibuya Hotelfs 24-hour front desk offers fax/photocopying services and luggage storage. Guests can relax with a massage or sleep in and have an in-room breakfast. The lobby has free Wi-Fi. Shunsai Japanese Restaurant and French Restaurant A Bientot offer fine dining with panoramic 25th-floor views of Tokyo. The spacious and bright Estacion Cafe serves coffee and cake.
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    • Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya (Female Only)
      Budget-friendly
      Ideally situated in the Shibuya Ward district of Tokyo, Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya (Female Only) is situated 500 metres from Kon Ichikawa Memorial Room, 600 metres from Shunichi Atsumi Museum and 600 metres from The Shoto Museum of Art. Featuring a shared lounge, the 1-star capsule hotel has air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, each with a shared bathroom. The property is close to popular attractions like Shibuya Mark City, Nabeshima Shoto Park and Kamimeguro Hikawa Shrine. At the capsule hotel, the rooms include a wardrobe. At Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya (Female Only) the rooms have bed linen and towels. At the accommodation guests are welcome to take advantage of a hot tub. Popular points of interest near Nadeshiko Hotel Shibuya (Female Only) include Shibuya Center Town, Sugekari Park and Saigoyama Park. The nearest airport is Tokyo Haneda International Airport, 26 km from the capsule hotel.
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    • Dormy Inn Premium Shibuya-jingumae
      Mid-range
      A 5-minute walk from Meiji Jingumae Subway Station, the completely non-smoking Dormy Inn Premium Shibuya-jingumae features modern accommodations with a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. The air-conditioned rooms feature carpeted floors, a fridge and an electric kettle with green tea bags. The en suite bathroom comes with shampoo, conditioner and a hairdryer. Shibuya-jingumae Premium Dormy Inn is a 10-minute walk from Yoyogi Park and Takeshita Street. Shibuya Station and JR Harajuku Train Station are both a 10-minute walk. A spacious public bath is available for guests to relax in. A coin-operated launderette and drink vending machines are available on-site as well. Guests can rent a humidifier or DVD player to use in their rooms. A Japanese/Western breakfast is available at Hatago. Free Yonaki Soba ramen noodles are catered at night.
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    • Tokyu Stay Shibuya
      Mid-range
      Only a 10-minute walk from Shibuya Station, Tokyu Stay Shibuya offers modern spacious accommodation that underwent thorough renovations in December 2011. Guests can use free Wi-Fi at the entire property and enjoy a breakfast buffet. The air-conditioned rooms feature a flat-screen satellite TV, a washing machine and a safety deposit box. The kitchenette comes with a microwave, a fridge and an electric kettle. Kitchenware is also provided and the en suite bathroom comes with a hairdryer and free toiletries. Nightwear and slippers are offered for all guests. Dry cleaning, photocopying and courier services are available at the 24-hour front desk. Free luggage storage is provided as well. A breakfast buffet is served between 07:00 and 09:30. Shibuya Tokyu Stay Hotel is within a 10-minute train ride from lively Harajuku or Shinjuku area. Yoyogi Park and Meiji Shrine can be reached within a 15-minute drive from the property.
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