Get Ready For Shibuya’s Magical Illumination Event “Blue Cave SHIBUYA” This Winter!
The illuminations held all over Tokyo during winter make this truly the most dazzlingly gorgeous season. Out of all the illuminations, Blue Grotto SHIBUYA is especially well-known. The area of Shibuya from Shibuya Koen-dori to Yoyogi Park Keyaki Namiki is brought to life with 600,000 blue lights in an enchanting display.
About Blue Grotto SHIBUYA
This is an illumination event using blue LEDs that started out in Nakameguro in 2014. Since the event was moved to Shibuya in 2016, it has been hugely popular every year.
During the event, blue light bathes the 800m stretch from Yoyogi Park Keyaki Namiki to Shibuya Koen-dori, inviting visitors into a romantic and magical world.
With the addition of sound to the glittering lights in 2018, it earned a great reputation, attracting around 2.8 million people.
And it’s on again this year! Come and enjoy a different side of the lively and youthful Shibuya district during this month of magical atmosphere.
Dates: Friday, November 29, 2019 - Tuesday, December 31, 2019 (inside Yoyogi Park), Friday, November 29, 2019 - Tuesday, January 14, 2020 (Shibuya Koen-dori)
Location: Shibuya Koen-dori to Yoyogi Park Keyaki Namiki
Access: around a 1-minute walk from Shibuya Station
*Also accessible from JR Shinjuku Station, Meiji Jingu-mae Station, Yoyogi Koen Station, and Yoyogi Hachiman Station (takes around 7-15 minutes on foot)
Lighting times: 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
*Lighting times may vary.
*On the final day (Monday, December 31, 2019) the lights are expected to be on until 5:00 am the following morning
Make your way to this wintertime-only event that illuminates the streets of Shibuya with its mystical lights.
*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.
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