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Shibuya City free walking tour with hidden wonderful places with local

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Guru: Kosuke
Quality Verified Registered on October 16, 2022

Hi! I'm Kosuke. I was born and grow up in Shibuya. And I have been in Canada for three years to study English. I consider myself a friendly person. I love speaking to new people and knowing about them! If you wanna know more about Shibuya's culture, if you wanna know secret places in Shibuya, if you wanna know famous places among Japanese teenagers, I might be a good person to ask! I will put 100% of myself to make your vacation in Shibuya, my hometown, way much better! You will love Shibuya with my tour!

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

What are we going to find?

Shibuya is known as some of the most famous and coolest cities in the world, aka the city that always catches the trend

As well tourists from foreign countries, Shibuya is that kind of city for Japanese people, a lot of people visit Shibuya from other prefectures of Japan.
My tour is mainly composed by three parts, first of all I am going to give you the background story of Shibuya's icon, Hachi-kou's story.
Then we are walking through business district of Shibuya and give you recommendation for what to eat in Japan based on where local people often go, and how local people like to eat.
Finally, we are going to the history side of Shibuya and give you brief explanation of Japanese culture and Shibuya's history.

  • You will find something you might not find in a guidebook!

I think you can find a lot of information about Shibuya on the internet or guidebook. But, I can offer you the secret history and places of Shibuya (and some of the famous places that I don't want you to miss...). If you wanna have a great experience with some of the hidden great places in Shibuya, you know what you should do. Sign up, and have fun with me!!

  • Make new friends!

If you are coming to Tokyo alone or if you want to make new friends in Tokyo, you should join my tour. During the tour, participants are encouraged to talk to each other and make new friends. Most people who join my tour are super friendly, so you can definitely make great friends!


  • Let's get instagramable photos!

Some of the places, I will bring you are known as instagramable spots among Japanese teenagers. So, we have opportunities to get a lot of pictures. You will get a lot of likes from your friends and family! Let's get some great pictures!

  • Have some local experience

In my tour, I will do my best to make you feel like you are actually one of Shibuya's citizens!


Brief Travel Plan:

The purpose of this tour is to find great experiences with not-so-famous but wonderful places, after a brief introduction we will begin to walk around the Shibuya area within radius 500 meters from Shibuya station and through the best buildings in the entire district, I will also tell you the history of these buildings or taking some picture time.
Once we finish the walk, we will walk back to the Hach statue where I will give you time to ask questions, share opinions about the area or about Shibuya and I will try to help you find the perfect place to eat, shop or visit!

These are examples of places that we will visit during the tour:

  • Hachi statue 忠犬ハチ公像
  • Scramble crossing aka Shibuya crossing スクランブル交差点
  • Mega Don Quijote メガドンキホーテ
  • Yoshimoto∞Hall ヨシモト∞ホール
  • Shibuya-Parco パルコ渋谷
  • Miyashita Park 宮下公園
  • Shibuya Yokocho 渋谷横丁
  • ToyosakaInari-Shirine  豊栄稲荷神社


During the tour, that would be so nice if we can share ourself like your hobby, what brings you to Japan, etc!

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    2 Chome-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya City, To...
    2 Chome-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya City, Tokyo 150-0043, Japan
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    The Tour will start from the Hachi Bronze statue, around the Hachi statue we have bench. I will hold the paper with Guru walk while waiting. Since Shibuya station is super complicated, I highly recommend you to make plan with some getting lost calculation. If you are confused, plz text me.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Hachikō Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Yoshimoto ∞ hall
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Shibuya Parco
  • 4
    Outside visit
    MIYASHITA PARK North
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Toyosaka Inari Shrine
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Konno Hachimangu Shrine

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Philip 13 Jun 2024
Masterton

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Really enjoyed Kosuke’s tour, exceeded my expectations. He provided information and places one would otherwise never know or see. I now know what to do upon visiting a shrine or where to buy anime or find a tasty ramen place to eat ( which tried and it was delicious, then he assisted us to buy train tickets. Highly recommend
Solimar 13 Jun 2024
London

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Great guide and nice way to discover the city. Thanks for all the tips!
ANDRES 04 Jun 2024
Bogotá

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Travelled alone - Jun 2024
Kosuke is a great and kind guide. His English is perfect and he explains everything in detail. The places we visited were stunning and I had a really good time
Kevin 01 Jun 2024

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Kosuke was a great host. Lively and as a Japanese himself, could answer a lot of questions about local culture and more.
Luigi 01 Jun 2024
Palermo

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
It was a very interesting walking tour, our guide Kosuke was really good in explaining the history of these fascinating places. Moreover he gave us some suggestions about typical food and where to eat and drink. We highly recommend this tour with Kosuke.
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 10 people.
Pets
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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