Center-gai in Shibuya is a popular place for many to walk through, with no cars passing, as they pass through to shop at Tokyu Hands, HMV, Seibu Loft, Parco and the many other stores around.
The Center-gai has its own Shoppers Association. Music is played down the street like a local shouten-gai (商店街). Passing by in Center-gai you will young school kids, teenage girls to the more mature aged groups as well. The face of Center-gai is constantly changing. Recently, convenience stores (Family Mart) have appeared and some jewelery brand stores as well. The general feel is still young though.
If you have been to Japan, you probably spent a bit of time in Tokyo. If you have been to Tokyo, you probably got the chance to visit Shibuya, and if you visited Shibuya, no doubt you would have strolled down Shibuya Center-gai. What is your favorite memory of Center-gai? For those who have visited, keep watching the photos and start planning your trip.
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