Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble, Shibuya

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Take part in one of the most iconic scenes in Tokyo by joining the crowds through Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble, an enormous bustling intersection outside Shibuya station. Flanked by illuminated skyscrapers on each corner, the intersection buzzes with organized chaos as pedestrians cross in every direction at once. Watch the hypnotic movement of the crowds from afar--ideally from the windows of one of the surrounding buildings--before diving into the packed but orderly masses yourself. To visit Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble on your trip to Tokyo, use our Tokyo online trip itinerary builder .
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  • You can see this Shibuya Valley intersection at the magazine or on TV, too! To be able to witness the popular culture and the Japanese commuters often
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  • Bedlam. Organised chaos. Very exciting to be amongst the hordes of people walking across every few minutes, at all hours of the day.  more »
  • We recommend that if you pass the intersection, go to the second floor of a building near the. View the whole picture. And because traffic lights are people, people, people.
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