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Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble, Shibuya

Categories: Landmarks, Tourist Spots
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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. Make Shibuya Pedestrian Scramble part of your personalized Tokyo itinerary using our Tokyo trip generator.
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  • Watch seemingly thousands of polite, obidient Japanese line up by the hundreds and patiently await the "Walk" signal before pouring across the intersection like well-disciplined ants let loose. Unlike...  read more »
  • At each crossing pedestrians and the machine alternate in this junction instead, when cars stop, pedestrians pass in every direction, in a shambles. Thousands of people cross at the same time.
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  • Crossing the worlds busiest pedestrian crosswalk is a must when in this bustling city. Check out the Hachiko Statue right at the crossing. 
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