Walking around in Shibuya, Tokyo - Richard Gere's Hachiko: A Dog's Story!

Still remember a movie, played by Richard Gere in the film moving about a dog belonging to a professor? "Hachiko: A Dog's Story"... A dog is loyal to the professor's dog generally exceeds loyalty.

Touching story even for someone who's not a dog's lover when watching this movie can shed a tear.

Richard Gere portrayed Professor Parker Wilson very well, so the film becomes more beautiful and touching. The professor treats Hachiko like human beings, they greet each other, playing in his spare time, need each other.

Well, apparently the film is inspired by the true story of a dog named Hachiko was born on 10 November 1923 belongs to a professor from the University of Tokyo, Ueno Hidesaburō until his death on March 8, 1935 in Shibuya, Tokyo. His body was found lying motionless on the streets of Shibuya, cancer and filarial worm infection is mentioned as a cause of death.

Each year on April 8, Hachikō's devotion is honored with a solemn ceremony of remembrance at Tokyo's Shibuya railroad station. Hundreds of dog lovers often turn out to honor his memory and loyalty.

Fidelity of Hachiko was the inspiration for the citizens of Tokyo in the Shibuya area to build a memory for him, a statue of a dog. It's easy to find the statue, say every resident of Shibuya will soon know where.

The statue is always inspire every citizen of the capital, he was always there and the statue as if life were called out to every passerby. The statue is the Landmark area of ​​Shibuya, so easy when the lost and used as a benchmark to meet, when they are around the shopping center at night.

"Let's meet there! Where? Hachiko Statue," and with the enthusiasm of the walkers will show you how to get there!

Hachiko Entrance is a clue to find the statue of Hachiko, not too big in the middle of bustling Shibuya district. The statue is a famous meeting place at the entranceway to Shibuya Crossing (Hachiko Crossing), one of the world's busiest pedestrian intersections.

Shibuya Station was now a large and spacious station in the capital Tokyo. Shopping centers are scattered everywhere filled with lights at night, but the statue remains loyal and upright greet everyone who passed by. So easy to meet a variety of gift and souvenir, especially if you want a little culinary adventure hunt at Shibuya.

Despite the progress and modern life that occurred later, they still have respect for the history of the place.

(Many sources / Image CC and wiki)


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