About the Popular Meeting and Entertainment Place of Tokyo's YouthAbout the Popular Meeting and Entertainment Place of Tokyo's Youth
Shibuya, the favorite neighborhood of the young, is one of the most fashionable, noisy, bustling and fastest areas in Tokyo. The trends of Tokyo's youth take place here, such as, running around in droves, wasting money in the huge and countless shopping and entertainment complexes and more.
The great popularity of Shibuya, among the younger generation in Japan, brought and gained strength from the famous Shibuya department stores, specializing in modern fashion. One of them, for example, is Shibuya 109, a huge shopping center near the Shibuya Station. This center has become the centerpiece of unique fashion of Tokyo, such as the Kogal and Gyaru.
In fact, there is a spectacular combination of entertainment, shopping and sights of huge billboards that thrash over its huge junction. All this makes Shibuya a kind of Japanese "Times Square" in Tokyo.
One of the places considered to be a fashion fascination is Center Gai, where many fashion shops and designers work alongside cosmetic shops and more. All of these stand next to entertainment sites, cafes and restaurants, some of which operate for most of the day, while in the backround colorful variety of illuminated and flashing signs shine.
Thanks to its ceaseless movement and the tens of thousands of people who are there every day, the Shibuya region gained a name all over the world. It is very well known, especially because of its huge and bustling pedestrian crossings, which is one of the best known places in the quarter and offers the busiest cross section in the world.