2024-03-13 | Recommendations

Best Solo Traveler Activities in Shibuya

As a solo traveler you may wonder what kinds of activities you can do while traveling alone in Tokyo. Fortunately there are plenty of things to do as a solo traveler in Tokyo, especially in Shibuya. From iconic landmarks to hidden gems, you can explore the dynamic energy and culture of this area from the comforts of your home away from home at HOTEL GRAPHY SHIBUYA or The Millennials Shibuya. Whether you’re seeking exhilarating urban adventures, tranquil respites from the city’s hustle and bustle or opportunities to connect with fellow explorers, Shibuya promises an unforgettable journey filled with discovery, excitement and endless possibilities.

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Shibuya Crossing

There’s no better place to start your solo journey through Shibuya than at the famous Shibuya Crossing. Known as one of the busiest intersections in the world, this iconic landmark serves as the exemplification of Tokyo’s bustling energy. Surrounding Shibuya Crossing is a sea of towering digital billboards with their bright lights and colorful displays casting a neon glow over the streets below. The air buzzes with the sounds of the city—the hum of conversation, the rhythm of footsteps and the occasional melody escaping from the open doors of nearby shops and cafes. It’s the perfect welcome to your journey in Japan.

Explore Center-Gai

Center-Gai is a bustling pedestrian street full of shops, boutiques and restaurants. As a solo traveler, you have the advantage of immersing yourself completely in the local atmosphere, following the rhythm of your own curiosity and pace. Feel free to explore the variety of storefronts at your own leisure, spending as little or as much time as you wish in each shop. Sample a variety of street foods, from savory to sweet, and immerse yourself in the vibrant ambiance of this popular shopping district.

Visit Meiji Shrine

As a solo traveler navigating the bustling streets of Shibuya, you may want to seek a moment of peace and calm, which is why you should visit Meiji Shrine. The path to the shrine leads you through a towering gateway, marking the transition from the chaotic to the peaceful. You’re immediately enveloped by the lush greenery that guards the shrine’s perimeters, with majestic trees and vibrant shrubbery. For the solo traveler, Meiji Shrine is a reminder of the tranquility that can be found even in the heart of one of the world’s busiest cities.

Shop in Shibuya 109

Shibuya 109 sells the most popular fashion trends among the youth. This iconic tower, a symbol of youth culture and fashion innovation, allows you to enjoy a solo shopping spree, where you navigate the floors at your own pace, taking the time to explore each boutique that catches your eye. Whether you’re seeking to update your wardrobe with pieces that embody the dynamic spirit of Tokyo street fashion or searching for unique accessories that stand out, Shibuya 109 has it all.

Discover Cat Street

Cat Street is a haven for fashion enthusiasts, art lovers and anyone with a penchant for the unique and extraordinary. This street, known for its vibrant atmosphere and eclectic charm, offers an escape from the conventional tourist paths, inviting solo travelers to delve into its maze of narrow alleyways. The variety of boutique shops offers everything from high-end designer labels to unique, independent brands that you won’t find anywhere else. Art enthusiasts can also enjoy Cat Street by visiting some of the many galleries, each showcasing the works of local and international artists. There are also many cute local cafes, where you can enjoy a book or people watch while enjoying a cup of artisanal coffee.

Relax at a Cat Cafe

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If you’re a cat lover, then no visit to Japan is complete without a visit to a cat cafe. This is the perfect spot to visit for solo travelers, since you can enjoy the setting of a home away from home while connecting with feline friends. A cat cafe offers a moment of comforting companionship for those traveling solo.

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