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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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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed June 13, 2012

I love dogs. Period. I respect loyalty. Fact. Hachiko statue is a tribute to both, and I would never forgive mysel if I weren't visit the Japanese symbol of loyalty in Shibuya, Tokyo. For those who don't know the history, Hachiko was an Akita Inu...More

6  Thank Schwartzkopf_Reiser
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed October 29, 2012

I have watched the movie Hachi and wanted to see the statue if it's really exist so when I had a chance to visit Japan in October, I went to see Hachiko Statue in front of Shibuya Train / Subway Station. It's nice to see...More

6  Thank NarissMueller
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Reviewed yesterday

The statue is very small and with the amount of people around it, would be very easy to miss. Almost impossible to take a picture of the statue alone. Always has a bunch of people taking selfies, so good luck.

Thank Jose P
Reviewed yesterday

Hachiko statue at Shibuya station is just a statue, but mind you, your Japan trip is not complete without seeing this and having a photo taken. A lot of tourists in the place starting in the afternoon but really there is a happiness within seeing...More

Thank Daeng2016
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It’s a lovely statue and the story behind it is great but it’s at the crossing so expect lots of people, the day we went a person had placed his mother cat and kitten on the statue and wouldn’t let anyone near the statue to...More

Thank AngeChris2011
Reviewed 1 week ago

Finally we got to see the famous dog. Hachiko is up there along with Lassie and Benji. We got there during night time so people are still gathering around. There's flower and notes posted nearby. It's a meetup place, so it's a given that the...More

Thank stephencL8207DI
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This statue was very popular and there was a huge queue for people to have their photo taken we him. We just took a quick snap from the side but it was worth seeing.

Thank Wombling_Free_7548
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It’s a historical statute in front of Shibuya Station and the famous Shibuya Crossing. You can’t miss it because there is a lone line waiting for photos. People stay in line to take photos with statute. The day I go I found there is an...More

Thank jw2018939
Reviewed 1 week ago

The truth about Hachiko is that while the dog did in fact greet his master daily at the west entrance to Shibuya Station and continued to appear at that location for 8-10 years after his masters death there is a bit more to the story....More

Thank Ted C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the train to Shibuya station and the statue was just in front of the Shibuya crossing outside the exit. Crowded with people taking photos with the statue. We even saw a cat sleeping between the legs of Hachiko statue. Cute! At first glance,...More

Thank PaulSiow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I saw the movie "dog's tale" repeatedly and always fried. So being a little part of it makes me move and happy

Thank aihaibara27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As the true story goes, a Japanese Akita dog awaited its owner for many years at the Shibuya train station back in the 1930s, and even after the owner had suddenly died, Hachiko came loyally to wait for him for hours to no gain. Loyalty...More

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Lisa D
January 23, 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
February 14, 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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