There is a scramble crossing right in front of Shibuya station, and it is always crowded. And this place seems to have become a tourist attraction for foreign tourists. The symbol of Shibuya used to be a statue of Hachiko, the loyal dog, but this scramble crossing seems to have supplanted it without our knowing it. Foreign visitors don't pay attention to the little dog statue. Sure, the story behind it may be interesting, but the statue in front of the station is just a dog. Instead of seeing a statue of a dog, the foreign tourist is looking at the people crossing the scramble crossing. What appears to be a mere busy intersection may be of interest to visitors from abroad.
The scramble intersection in Shibuya was crowded again this day. When the light turned green, people poured out of the sidewalk and the roadway was filled with pedestrians. It is as if there is no such thing as a car in this world.
December 9, 2019
RICOH GR III