Shibuya Crossing – Tokyo | Travel Information

Shibuya Crossing can be chaotic with thousands of people crossing the street at the same time

Shibuya Crossing is the busiest intersection the world with crossings in every direction, and no trip to Tokyo would be complete without visiting this busy pedestrian crossing. While Tokyo certainly has some memorable and iconic tourist attractions, the Shibuya Crossing stands out among them all.

The Shibuya Crossing is featured in most media surrounding Japan, and almost every vlogger who visits Tokyo takes a time lapse of this incredible marvel. At it’s peak, there can be thousands of people crossing at the same time. In it’s madness and chaos, it can be a little disorientating and one could easily loose track of their group while crossing the road. At night, three  neon advertisments line the buildings and the area becomes an attraction similar to Time Square or Dotonbori.

Accessing Shibuya Crossing

The Shibuya Crossing is directly outside of the the Hachiko Exit from Shibuya Station. 

Hours and Admission

  • Hours: 24/7
  • Free
  • Average Time Spent: 15 Minutes

Where To Stay Near Shibuya Crossing

Nearby Attractions


Joren-ji Temple

Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

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