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New Shibuya facilities give district's south side a new vibe

Sep 5, 2018

New Shibuya facilities give district's south side a new vibe

by Kazuaki Nagata

The latest facilities completed in the redevelopment project for Tokyo's Shibuya district were shown in a media preview on Wednesday ahead of their opening next week. Tokyu Corp., the Shibuya-based railway operator overseeing the redevelopment, unveiled the multipurpose complexes — Shibuya Stream and Shibuya Bridge ...

The latest take on Tokyo: Shibuya after dark

May 22, 2018

The latest take on Tokyo: Shibuya after dark

Already known for its boutiques, bars, restaurants and that famous scramble crossing, Shibuya's appeal as a destination for foreign visitors has gotten a further boost from its local tourist association: tours introducing the area's nightlife, from backstreet izakaya pubs to the "love hotel" quarter. The ...