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Hachiko, Tokyo

#20 of 5,475 in Things to do in Tokyo
Monument · Landmark
One of Tokyo's more touching attractions, the statue of Hachiko depicts a dog that became world-famous for the incredible loyalty to his owner. Nine years after his master's death, the dog still waited for him in the same spot near a local train station, repeating the same routine day after day. The bronze monument remains one of the city's top spots for photographs. Plan to visit Hachiko during your Tokyo vacation using our convenient Tokyo road trip planner.
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  • It's right next to Shibuya crossing so it's hard to miss... which is what makes it hard to take a picture next to it. We waited in line for about 30 minutes so I don't know if it would be worth the...  more »
  • Although it’s crowded around the area of the Hachiko Exit at Shibuya Station, it’s definitely worth a look. Once you see the famous loyal dog statue and have your photo taken, you can go shopping at.....  more »
  • Always crowded here, so many people sit around this statue. Made the tourist hard to get a good photo easily. But its strategist position in near Station and Scrambled Cross road, make this statue is a nice place for short time visit tourists.
  • A legend story Japanese dog that filmed few years ago
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