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The Eyes that Survey an Ever-Changing City- Shibuya, Tokyo

TRAVEL 2019 30 mins Episode(s): 1 none: None Japanese
When asked where they would like to visit in Japan, the most popular answer that foreign tourists give is “Shibuya”. Yet with major developments planned, the site is about to change drastically. We shift our view to observe “Shibuya” from the perspective of foreigners and tourists in order to see how they view this ever-changing city!

Part of "Beauty of Japan- Season 2"!

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