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Shibuya is an extremely busy district and is considered as one of the major shopping and nightlife areas of Tokyo.
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Wikipedia - Shibuya, Tokyo

Shibuya station (JR Line)
Shibuya station (JR Line)

Shibuya is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan. As of 2008, it had an estimated population of 208,371 and a density of 13,540 persons per km². The total area is 15.11 km².

The name "Shibuya" is also used to refer to the central business district of Shibuya Ward, which surrounds Shibuya Station, one of Tokyo's busiest railway stations. Shibuya is known as one of the fashion centers of Japan, particularly for young people, and as a major nightlife area.

Shibuya includes many well-known commercial and residential districts such as Daikanyama, Ebisu, Harajuku, Hiroo, Higashi, Omotesandō, Sendagaya, and Yoyogi.
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Wikitravel - Tokyo / Shibuya

Shibuya, Tokyo
On a rainy day

Shibuya is a shopping and eating district popular with a lot of young Tokyoites. It's within walking distance from two other large shopping districts - Omotesando and Harajuku - as well as being quite close to Yoyogi Park and the Meiji Jingu shrine.

Shibuya deserves a prize as the district with more two-story televisions than any other area in the world.

Most of the action in Shibuya is in the hectic blocks to the northwest of the JR station. The best place to get oriented is the Hachikō exit, which opens onto the five-way "scramble crossing" under the giant video screen.
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