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Moyai Statue

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Address: 1-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya 150-0043, Tokyo Prefecture
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Kind of hross

It's located right next to a smoke pit. It's hard to admire the statue over the stench. Still a good photo op, but nothing too special

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Yokosuka, Japan
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Yokosuka, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It's located right next to a smoke pit. It's hard to admire the statue over the stench. Still a good photo op, but nothing too special

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Yucca Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

This was really cool to see since I probably won't ever go to Easter Island at least I was able to see a Moyai Statue and check it off the bucket list

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

Nice stone head! As described a big stone head. I found this without even looking for it. It's impressive,right in the middle of a flower garden.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016

Who ever would have thought of planting a Statue here, its just great. Watch out for it and get a pic alongside. what a lovely City this is.

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Tokyo, Japan
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

This statue is useful for meeting point near Shibuya station,because this statue is situated in southern exit which is less population in this most crowded town.The statue of dog "Hachi-kou" is popular meeting point ,but it is too popular that too crowded and you can never meet your friend without mobile phone.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

My daughter, 7 years old, was keen on it rather than anything else in Shibuya. My wife was bored but I was enjoying to see it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016

This stone two faced sculpture may be used as a meeting place as it is close to Shibuya Station but each time we passed it seemed to be attracting only the homeless and smokers.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

The Statue of Moyai was given as a gift from the people of Niijima island. It is a two sided head statue that we frankly stumbled across. As many reviews say, you can use in as a meeting point.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

This is a cool sculpture in the middle of the pedestrian traffic for the busses and train station. Be sure to walk around it. Unfortunately it seems to gather smokers.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

Interesting to look at and ponder but nothing more than that. I'm sure there is a history to it and a reason why it's right outside the train station. I just stumbled upon it and found it kind of cool. I don't really see a reason to plan any kind of visit to it. Maybe pass by it in transit... More 

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There are countless opportunities to shop in the Shibuya and Harajuku districts, especially in shops that focus on Japan's "Kawaii" culture. The trendiest areas are around Shibuya’s Center district, Harajuku's Takeshita-dori and in Omotesando. If you need to recharge from all the shopping, you can easily refresh yourself in Meiji Jingu or Sasaki Park. In contrast, Ebisu has a more grown up ambiance of calm and cool. At the Museum of Yebisu Beer you can learn about the beer that was responsible for the town’s name, and enjoy dining at the popular noodle shops in the surrounding area.
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