If you come to Tokyo, make sure you have some time to cross the streets of the famous intersection outside Shibuya station. It would be a shame to come to Tokyo and miss it 🙂
At any given time of the year, whether on sunny afternoons or cold evenings, the surrounding area is packed with shoppers, students, young couples and commuters. Giant video screens and neon and cool Japanese writings will certainly give you the feeling of “Wow, I’m in Tokyo!”
So why is it so famous? Basically because it is said to be the busiest pedestrian crossing in the world. It is surrounded by tall buildings with giant screens and ads vying for pedestrians’ attention, this pedestrian crossing is pass through by an estimated 500,000 people each day, with roughly 3,000 pedestrians crossing every time the lights change during peak hours, making it one of the flashiest and most popular places to advertise in Japan.
After experimenting this monumental crossing phase, why not go pay a visit to Hachiko?