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Tokyo: Center Gai and love hotel hill in Shibuya

The birthplace of many Japanese fashion trends, Center Gai is a busy pedestrian zone in the heart of Shibuya lined by stores, boutiques and game centers. In the evenings the street is crowded with young people heading to night clubs, restaurants and bars, or just loitering around. We just walked through it on a Saturday… Continue reading Tokyo: Center Gai and love hotel hill in Shibuya

Japan

Tokyo: Shibuya and the crazy street crossing

After our visit to the Yoyogi Park we walked past Harajuku Station and towards the Shibuya district, which is known as 'sakariba' (party town) for Tokyo's youth. Shibuya is a center for youth fashion and culture, and its streets are the birthplace to many of Japan's fashion and entertainment trends. Over a dozen major department… Continue reading Tokyo: Shibuya and the crazy street crossing