Hachiko Square, Shibuya Scramble Crossing

Hachiko Square, Shibuya Scramble Crossing

The statue of Hachi-ko, a dog which is the most famous dog in Japan in the Shibuya Eki-Mae Plaza adjacent to the crossing is a symbol of Shibuya. It is famous as a meeting place. There is a story that Hachi-ko had been waiting for his master for 9 years after his death. It became a novel, TV drama, and a movie and made Hachi-ko the most famous Akita dog in Japan.

The Shibuya Scramble Crossing is a representative scene of Tokyo where you can see a lot of people walking from various directions. It can be used by about 3,000 people at a time and about 400,000 people in a day.

Address

2-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo

Summary

EntranceAlmost flat
InsideAlmost flat
ParkingNo parking space
AccessAlmost flat
Accessiblity
Available language
None
Nearest stationShibuya:JR, Keio (Inokashira Line), Tokyo Metro (Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line), Tokyu (Den-en-toshi Line)
Elevator between platform and ticket gateJR:Exit is on the ground floor
Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line, Den-en-toshi Line, Inokashira Line:Elevator available
Elevator between ticket gate and outsideJR, Hanzomon Line, Den-en-toshi Line:Elevator available
Inokashira Line:Platform and ticket gate are on the same floor
Ginza Line:Chair lift available
Recommended route
From Shibuya, Hachiko gate (Hachiko-guchi) exit
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