5 Things to Know about Hikarie Shibuya

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Hikarie Shibuya
Source: Dick Thomas Johnson

Located in Shibuya, one of the busiest and most vibrant parts of Tokyo, Hikarie Shibuya opened its doors in 2012. This skyscraper immediately became very popular among both locals and tourists due to the fact that it combines numerous restaurants and various shops with premium entertainment. Therefore, you can spend hours and hours inside, exploring the complex and trying new and delicious foods. Of course, there are a number of retail stores inside Hikarie Shibuya so it is a perfect place for shopping as well. Hikarie Shibuya fits the surroundings and looks absolutely magnificent, especially in the nighttime.

1. You can dine at high-end restaurants

Shibuya is usually crowded with young people who are not frequenting high-end restaurants but Hikarie Shibuya is attracting more mature and well to do clients who love dining at expensive and beautiful restaurants. Therefore, you can find plenty of amazing restaurants on the Hikarie Shibuya’s floors that are reserved for dining only.

2. Hikarie Shibuya is for shopping

Hikarie Shibuya
Source: Dick Thomas Johnson

What we particularly love about Hikarie Shibuya is the fact that there is a wide selections of shops inside – you can go through your entire shopping list in just one location. So it doesn’t matter if you plan on buying just clothes or shoes, or you want to complete your grocery shopping – Hikarie Shibuya has it all.

3. Entertainment is a big part of Hikarie Shibuya

Tokyu Theatre Orb is the centerpiece of this building. It occupies several floors and it is a magnificent place designed for great entertainment. There you can see musicals, theater shows, concerts, or movies – pretty much anything you can imagine. It has cutting edge sound system and Tokyu Theatre Orb guarantees a good time.


  • Name: Tokyu Theatre Orb
  • Address: Shibuya Hikarie 11th Floor 2-21-1 Shibuya, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
  • Opening hour: 11:00AM-07:00PM
  • Website: http://theatre-orb.com/english/

4. Restrooms in Hikarie Shibuya are very special

The restrooms or switch rooms in Hikarie Shibuya are simply amazing, besides soft lightning which is installed to soothe your eyes and free Wi-Fi, each switch room has a different theme. As an example, there is a switch room designed especially for mothers where they can tend to their babies in a relaxing atmosphere and there is a switch room that displays art in each bathroom stall.

5. Creative Space will spark your imagination

If you want to see amazing art and you are looking for inspiration, Hikarie Shibuya has a Creative Space that will take you to a whole new level. You can choose to see various exhibitions and installations in galleries, or you can go and work on your own art or designs in a beautiful creative lounge.

Hikarie Shibuya is truly a special building that will compel you to spend your entire day inside. It is recognizable, unique and it will make your visit to Tokyo unforgettable. Shibuya is a great place and Hikarie Shibuya makes it even more unique.

Have a good trip and travel!