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.
|Nearest station||Shibuya:JR, Keio (Inokashira Line), Tokyo Metro (Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line), Tokyu (Den-en-toshi Line)|
|Elevator between platform and ticket gate||JR:Exit is on the ground floor|
Ginza Line, Hanzomon Line, Den-en-toshi Line, Inokashira Line:Elevator available
|Elevator between ticket gate and outside||JR, Hanzomon Line, Den-en-toshi Line:Elevator available|
Inokashira Line:Platform and ticket gate are on the same floor
Ginza Line:Chair lift available
|From Shibuya, Hachiko gate (Hachiko-guchi) exit|