The annual Christmas illumination event in Shibuya, “Ao no Dokutsu,” will be held.

23.October.2017 | SPOT

 “Ao no Dokutsu SHIBUYA” will be held in the area between Shibuya Park Street to Yoyogi Park Zelkova Street from the 22nd of November 2017 (Wed.) to the 31st of December 2017 (Sun.)

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This event started in the winter season of 2014 with the name, “Nakamguro Ao no Dokutsu” and has been gaining much popularity. The event was renewed last year and the venue of the event was changed to Shibuya.

The number of the visitors to “Ao no Dokutstu SHIBUYA” exceeded one million within three weeks and more than 2.4 million visitors in total visited the event. The event is gaining popularity from both Japanese and foreign visitors as one of the most popular winter illumination spots.

 

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 “Ao no Dokutsu” which is becoming more famous every year will be held in 2017. The event will turn all of Shibuya into a blue color.

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The illumination can be viewed until late December so why not check out this venue when you visit Shibuya.

 

■Information

Ao no Dokutsu SHIBUYA
Venue: The street (800m long) between Shibuya Park Street and Yoyogi Park Zelkova Street

Access: 2 minutes on foot from Shibuya Station (JR/Tokyo Metro/ Kyoo Inogashira Line/Each line of Tokyu)

You can get off at JR Harajuku Station, Tokyo Metro Meiji Jingukyu Mae Station/Yoyogi Park Station/Odakyu Line Yoyogi Hachiman Station to get to the venue.

 

Light-up time: 17:00 to 22:00 ※Please note that the time might be changed.

Light-up period: 2017,11,22 (Wed.) to 2017,12,31 (Sun.)

Number of light bulbs: about 600 thousand.

URL:http://shibuya-aonodokutsu.jp ※Information will be released subsequently

 

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    AKIRA ART OF WALL × nana-nana

     

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    ©MASH・ROOM/KODANSHA ©Kosuke Kawamura ©︎AKIRA ART OF WALL EXHIBITION

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