Neighborhood in Tokyo:

Shinjuku

About Shinjuku

Shinjuku is the most popular and prosperous commercial area in Tokyo. It is a transportation hub with several traffic lines. There is an underground complex. High-end department stores including the Odakyu Department Store, the Keio Department Store and Isetan are located here. The deluxe fruit dessert shop Takano is nearby. You can eat freely as it is a buffet dessert bar. What a great chance to experience Japan’s finest quality fruit! Toward Shinjuku-rishiguchieki, you can see the Tokyo Metropolitan Government premises, nestled amongst a concrete jungle of skyscrapers and high-end office buildings. There are also plenty of options for souvenirs, all available while you soak in the best views of Tokyo city. Shinjuku is a great place for tourists. There are big electronic stores, such as BIC Camera, Yodobashi and Yamada, where you can pick up the latest gadgets. These shops are all located on Kabukicho, nicknamed the ‘sleepless street’. This street acts as the backdrop for the popular cartoon ‘Gintama’ and is also known as the story-telling street. There is a large red light district, many cinemas, bars, nightclubs and love hotels. Make sure to take care, as it is a complex and crowded area. Be safe, but have fun!

Sights in Shinjuku

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New York Bar (Park Hyatt Hotel)

The New York Bar is located in the Park Hyatt Tokyo Hotel. It is especially famous for being one of the filming locations for the Bill Murray film "Lost in Tran

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Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building

The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building (Tochō) is located in Shinjuku. It has the benefit of an observation deck which is free for anyone to visit. When the

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Tempura Tsunahachi (Shinjuku)

Tempura Tsunahachi is a chain of Japanese restaurants specialising in delicious, crispy tempura.

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Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden

A short walk from Shinjuku Station, Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is one of Tokyo's largest and most popular parks. It is a famous spot in spring to see the ch

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Shinjuku Takashimaya

Takashimaya is a national department store chain and a former purveyor to the Japanese Imperial Household Agency.

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Robot Restaurant

Located in the heart of Tokyo, in the Shinjuku area, the Robot Restaurant is a fun night filled with lights, glitter, neon, mirrors, dancers, and of course, rob

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Mosaic Street

Mosaic Street is located inside the Odakyu department store within Shinjuku station.

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Ana Hachimangu Shrine

Ana Hachimangu Shrine is a local Shinto shrine located east of Waseda station.

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Tokyo Toy Museum

The Tokyo Toy Museum is an old school building turned playground for young and old, located in Yotsuya.

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Isetan Shinjuku

Isetan Shinjuku is a large department store just a short walk west of Shinjuku station.

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Shinjuku Marui

One of three stores by Marui in Shinjuku, this is the main building of this chain department store. Mainly aimed at women aged 25 to 35 years old, Marui offers