Saturday, January 15, 2022

Shibuya (渋谷区 Shibuya-ku) is a special ward in Tokyo, Japan


Shibuya (渋谷区 Shibuya-ku) is really a special ward in Tokyo, Japan. As a major commercial and finance center, it houses two of the busiest railway stations in the world, Shinjuku Station (southern half) and Shibuya Station.

As of May 1, 2016, it has an estimated population of 221,801 and a population density of 14,679.09 people per km2 (38,018.7/sq mi). The total area is 15.11 km2 (5.83 sq mi).

The name "Shibuya" is also used to refer to the shopping district which surrounds Shibuya Station. This area is known as one of the big fashion centers of Japan, particularly for young people, and as a major nightlife area.

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

The so-called "Shibuya Sky" is the futuristic observatory.

Rising 229 meter tall and overlooking Shibuya scramble crossing, this observatory is certainly a "must visit place" in Tokyo. There are many things to do at Shibuya Sky.

Shibuya Sky is a full 360 degree big observatory overlooking Shibuya and the greater Tokyo skyline, what more its one of the most futuristic places in Tokyo and a must-visit for your Japan travels.

Shibuya Sky consists of 4 interesting floors, starting on the 14th level, visitors are welcomed in the "Sensing Hall" and made ready to take the sky pods up to the 45th level.

From the 45th floor, take the sky escalator up to the 46th floor to access the Sky Gallery. Here visitors go through a series of interesting interactive experiences. The first is the time river, followed by the parallel windows and finally the data scape. After the fascinating interactive experiences, visitors sit down at the café and bar to enjoy the beautiful view.

Glass stairs take the visitor to the 46th floor this is the open door Sky stage, the 360 degree observatory over city of Tokyo. It is possible to see the Geo compass, Crossing light, Cloud Hammock and finally the Sky Edge.



2016年5月1日現在、推定人口は221,801人、人口密度は1 km2あたり14,679.09人(38,018.7 /平方マイル)です。総面積は15.11km2(5.83平方マイル)です。









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