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Hachiko, Shibuya

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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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  • Every evening, Akita dog Hachikō would go to Shibuya Station to greet his companion. It's a practice he kept up everyday for 10 years after the professor's death, and until his own. This small...  more »
  • Worth visiting, if you know the story. It's often quite crowded and people are taking turns (or not so much at times) to get a picture with the statue. Don't go out of your way to see it, but pass by....  more »

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