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Updated: November 10, 2020


Country/Region: China

Number of Visits to Japan: 10+

Have dinner in an up-scale Ginza shopping complex, and experience cutting-edge technology at the Shibuya planetarium and virtual reality park.

General Tips

  • Expect to need a reservation for the hippest of restaurants
  • Many places do not, in general, accept lunch reservations—go early around 11:30 a.m. for a higher chance of being seated
  • Always check to see if reservations can be made in advance for the most popular attractions

Map Legend

  • Walking
  • Taxi
  • Bus
  • Train
  • Water Bus


Dinner at Ginza Six


The restaurant is elegantly decorated in a distinctly Japanese way, with pictures of cranes and daruma good luck dolls. Just looking at the perfectly crafted skewers will start your mouth watering—these culinary works of art are perfect for an Instagram post. The ginkgo nut and mushroom skewers are a really original flavor combination.

TrainandWalking25 mins

Take the Ginza Line for Shibuya Station. The Planetarium is a five minute walk from the station.


Watch the stars from the center of Shibuya

Cosmo Planetarium Shibuya

Cosmo Planetarium Shibuya wraps you up in a beautiful starry sky with its projection system. Using state of the art computer graphics and narration, a trip to the planetarium is a great experience.

Walking10 mins


Experience virtual reality

VR Park Shibuya

[Notice of Permanent Closure]
Permanently closed on August 30, 2020.

I had a great time at VR Park Shibuya. There are ten different experiences including the single-player Jungle Bungee and two-player T4R Simulator. I was too scared to try the ultra scary Dead Prison. If you have been wandering the streets of Shibuya and need a rest, I really recommend this place. I had such a great time, even though I'd felt like I had run a marathon by the time I left the building. I probably lost weight by going there—ha ha ha.

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Note: This article was written by a blogger invited to contribute a story for the 2017 project promoting Tokyo nightlife tourism.

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