Shibuya is Tokyo’s youth mecca, never short of shopping complexes, bars, art, music and — luckily for us — things to do. You don’t need all the money in the world; a lot of what there is to see and do is on the streets. We’ve got all the highlights covered here — where to score the best views and souvenirs, how to beat (or join!) the crowds, and recommendations for digging into Shibuya’s famous nightlife and music scene.
Pro tip: Make new friends and experience the local nightlife on a bar-hopping tour of Shibuya.
People watch at Shibuya Crossing
Near Shibuya Station is where most people get their first glimpse of the Scramble
We can’t talk about Shibuya without mentioning the mega-famous Sh