Shibuya Crosswalk: The Busiest Crosswalk In The World
Planning a Tokyo trip? You must cross Shibuya Crosswalk!
Going through my hard drive and computer, I have found some old video clips from my round the world trip. I have been trying to edit them and post them to my YouTube channel. One of the videos I found was when I was in Tokyo and staying in Shibuya. The video is a little snippet from the world famous Shibuya Shibuya Crosswalk, which is known for being the busiest crosswalk in the world.
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Shibuya Crosswalk is located in the Shibuya district of Tokyo, which is a popular shopping area known for its nightlife and fashion boutiques. The crosswalk goes in all directions and is located right by Shibuya Station, one of the busiest train stations in the country.
In my video, it doesn’t look that busy but when you cross the road people are going in every direction. It looks like people are coming at you. Somehow the chaos is controlled. Japanese people are polite so they are not in your face but if you fear crowds it can be overwhelming.