Where else but Tokyo could a crosswalk become such a popular attraction? Shibuya Crossing is one of the busiest pedestrian crossings in the world, and witnessing it in person drives home the population density and bustle of the average day in Tokyo. Hachiko Square, named for the famously faithful Akita Inu dog of the same name, is commemorated in a bronze statue within the square. This lovable pup became famous for returning faithfully to meet its master at the nearby train station every day. Hachiko Square has now become the most popular place in Japan to meet friends before venturing into the exciting and eclectic Shibuya district. Whether you're catching a train or just hoping to do some people watching, this area is a remarkable place to take in the energy of this vibrant city.
Travel through the labyrinth-like aisles stacked ceiling high with fun Japanese toys, action... Read more