Embark on an exhilarating bar hopping tour in Shibuya, delving into the local bar and izakaya scene, often elusive to foreigners. This experience transcends mere culinary indulgence; it’s a chance to mingle with locals. Our journey covers three lively locations: “Shibuya Scramble Square” for a bona fide izakaya experience, a chic bar in “Miyashita Park,” and a bustling local bar in “Shibuya Center-gai.”
At “Shibuya Scramble Square,” relish traditional dishes, drinks, and engaging conversations with the locals. “Miyashita Park” presents a modern, stylish bar setting, ideal for creating lasting memories.
Concluding at “Shibuya Center-gai,” immerse yourself in an authentic local bar atmosphere, interact with amiable locals, and perhaps partake in karaoke, belting out both Japanese and Western songs.
First, we will head to the Shibuya Scramble Crossing.
Shibuya Scramble Crossing is said to have up to 3,000 people crossing the crossroads at once, making it Japan’s busiest and largest crossing. We will head to a local izakaya near the Shibuya Scramble Crossing. There, we’ll enjoy some food and drinks for about an hour.
While we walk, I’ll share some interesting facts about Shibuya’s history and attractions before we make our way to the first izakaya.
Shibuya Kuritsu Miyashita Park
Next, we will head to Miyashita Park. Miyashita Park is a lush green park located in the bustling area of Shibuya.
The park is equipped with playgrounds, open spaces, benches, and hosts various events and concerts.
We will go to a bar inside Miyashita Park and enjoy a relaxing time there for about an hour.
Finally, we will head to Shibuya Center-gai. Shibuya Center-gai is the heart of Shibuya, filled with a plethora of restaurants, bars, and entertainment facilities. We will conclude our tour at a bar in Shibuya Center-gai, where we can all enjoy drinks together. Visiting this local bar in the bustling district will also provide a connection to the local culture.