In front of “Hachiko” statue is a popular meeting spot
If you hear “Hachiko (nicknamed Hachi)”, it usually refers to Shibuya. “Hachiko” statue is that well-known among many people. “Hachi” was a real dog and is known for waiting for his owner in front of the station even after his owner passed away. In 1924, dog-lover Professor Ueno owned “Hachi”. However, Professor Ueno suddenly passed away while he was working. “Hachi” used to go and meet him at Shibuya station every day and “Hachi” could not understand that the professor was dead. So “Hachi” used to go to Shibuya every day to wait for Mr Ueno to show up, this continued for more than 9 years, until Hachi too passed away That’s why the “Hachiko statue was built; as a symbol for this story.
東京メトロ 銀座線、半蔵門線 渋谷駅（徒歩1分）