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1 Dogenzaka | Shibuya Train Station, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
Shibuya, Harajuku, Ebisu
+81 3-3378-1703
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Reviewed today via mobile

Everyone is so respectful around this statue...people wait in line to get pictures!! So remarkable that an animal had such an impact...lessons to be learned...

Thank kimswiler
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It a statue of a dog that died while waiting for his owner to come back. He never did. It reminds me of the episode in Futurerama with Fry and his dog waiting for him to return in front of the pizza parlor. I recommend...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I watched the movie so I cried to see the statue of the dog ... if only humanity was this loyal. Linking the movie , Richard Gere to this location was priceless. This place should inspire all pet owners to have unconditional love for their...More

Thank Vivashal S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the tourist attractions in Tokyo. Hachiko statue is just right beside Shibuya Crossing and most tourists come in the afternoon.

Thank andymarie11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s not big in terms of size but Hachikō’s status speaks volumes knowing his true and touching story. It’s also not difficult to find, for first timers, assuming you are arriving in Shibuya Station, there is a gate/exit named after him called the Hachiko Gate/exit,...More

Thank iluv2eatntravel
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Reminds me more of Thailand than Tokyo .. the main pedestrian strip is full of ice cream and crepe spots plus lots of tacky tourist shops selling cheap t shirts and so forth. There are some much nicer shops nearby, but just the big international...More

Thank Aussies_Abroad_Again
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you have seen the movie, then it is a must in your visit! Crowded at certain times but it doesn’t impede you to have a nice shot of the statue and enjoy it at the most!!!

Thank San L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always wanted to visit him! And now I have!! There's a small group taking turns, mostly polite, you may have to be a bit pushy just to get your shot with him. Takes less than 5 mins, so don't miss him. Watch out for his...More

Thank Pepper W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is what it is: a statue of a dog. If you are in the area be sure to check it out, but if you are travelling to Shibuya solely to see this statue, it's not worth it. It's constantly surrounded by crowds of people,...More

Thank simoneadamiuk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For me, as an international tourist, this is not a single tourist 'attraction'. It's a beautiful story with a lot of meaning and I guess it's nice to see the statue to add that extra feeling. Luckily, it's right outside the station and right on...More

Thank Ajay P
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Nearby
Shibuya / Harajuku / Ebisu
There are countless opportunities to shop in the
Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops
that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest
areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's
Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to
recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh
yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast,
Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool.
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Lisa D
23 January 2016|
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Response from Whangs | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is at the Green train caboose (Tourist Information)
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brettbam
14 February 2015|
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Response from BrisbaneBetty | Reviewed this property |
When you arrive in Shibuya Station follow the signs to the Hachiko exit. There is a square with the Hachiko statue. This is also the location for the famed Shibuya crossing.
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