Shibuya has not always been a safe district to hang out at night, nevertheless the town has become lively, cheerful, glamorous, dazzling and knows no sleep today. This fashonista town busy with businessmen as well as shoppers and students during daytime, welcomes the largest people-traffic on weekend evenings. The townscape of station area – from the Hachiko Statue to the scramble crosswalk – is now known worldwide through films such as Lost In Translation, Fast & Furious 3 (Tokyo Drift) and the upcoming Babel. For the last two months of the year when more decorations and illuminations glitter here and there, the town will become even more crowded with Christmas shoppers day and night.
[Access] Shibuya Station
JR: Yamanote, Saikyo, Shonan-Shinjuku Lines
Tokyu: Toyoko, Denen-Toshi Lines
Keio Inokashira Line
Tokyo Metro: Ginza, Hanzomon Lines
More about Shibuya: http://www.jmode.com/japanguide/jp3-2.html
Shopping in Shibuya: http://www.jmode.com/japanguide/kanto_e_s1.html