Hatagaya, Shibuya

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Hatagaya (幡ヶ谷) is an area within Shibuya, Tokyo, Japan.

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Olympus old office in Hatagaya the green sign in the top right is the Terumo office sign

It is served by Hatagaya Station on the Keio New Line. It is also served by bus, linking Shinjuku, Nakano, Shibuya, Asagaya and Yoyogi.

Hatagaya Station Platform No2

Olympus and Terumo have offices there. The main shopping district in Hatagaya is Rokugo dori (六号通り) which is a main street along which there are many shops, restaurants and bars.

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It is said the origin of the name Hatagaya, comes from the year 1082, when Minamoto no Yoshiie was returning to his home and stopped in the area and washed a white flag, put it up on a pole and hosted a banquet. (Hatagaya translates to "flag valley.")[1] Coordinates: 35°40′41″N 139°40′25″E / 35.6781°N 139.6736°E / 35.6781; 139.6736


  1. ^ 渋谷区史