Posts tagged "Shibuya"
Shibuya

Shibuya

Shibuya (渋谷) is one of Tokyo’s 23 special wards, and the name of a municipality and the large transit hub within that ward. But the area it most commonly denotes is the pumping commercial heart fanning out up the slope to the northwest side of the station. A map will tell you this consists of...
Kamukura in Shibuya

Kamukura in Shibuya

This is where it all started. Everything went down on a cold evening just after New Year 2008 in Shibuya’s Center Gai (渋谷センター街), a lively pedestrian street that’s a wonderful example of what happens when transit, walkability and placemaking all come together. Before coming to Japan I had long been acquainted with ramen in its...