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[4K] Walking in Shibuya, a lively town for young people

Updated: Sep 26, 2021

walked around Shibuya station

Shibuya Scramble Crossing was full of people and I saw young people coming and going. Center Street and Miyashita Park were also very lively.

Famous for the Shibuya Scramble Crossing, Shibuya is known around the world as the birthplace of Japan's youth culture. But in fact, Shibuya is a multi-layered city with many other attractions besides youth culture. In fact, when you visit Shibuya, you will see many young people coming and going in the streets.

Shibuya is also a town of art.

There are many museums in Shibuya, such as Bunkamura The Museum, which holds unique exhibitions, the Shoto Museum of Art in Shibuya Ward, the Toguri Museum of Art, which exhibits ceramics from Japan and abroad, Tokyo Wonder Site Shibuya, which exhibits works by young artists, and Gallery TOM, which is a museum for the visually impaired. Gallery TOM, a museum for the visually impaired. Please experience the "now" of Japanese art in Shibuya.

As a center of youth culture, Shibuya also has a high concentration of live music venues and theaters. What is easier for tourists to visit are the clubs where you can enter on the day without buying a ticket in advance. Shibuya is home to some of the most popular clubs for visitors to Japan, such as WOMB, club asia, and ATOM TOKYO.

I hope these walking routes and walking videos are helpful to you as you plan your trip to Japan!

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