Home to the world’s busiest train station, Shinjuku is a lively and diverse neighborhood.
Home to the world’s busiest train station, Shinjuku is a lively and diverse neighborhood where you can find huge department stores and luxury brand stores, as well as Shinjuku Gyo-en, one of the city’s most beautiful parks. If you’re looking for entertainment, this neighborhood also has you covered, with options ranging from the dozens of bars and izakaya to be found in the Golden Gai, to the earthy charms of Kabukicho. Dotted throughout the neighborhood, you can find a plethora of sports bars where you can watch matches from around the world.
Access from Narita Airport to Roppongi Station
・Keisei Skyliner to Nippori Station; Change to the Yamanote Line and go to Shinjuku Station (about 1h 10min.)
・Airport Limousine Bus to Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal (Shinjuku Station) (about 2h.)
Access from Haneda Airport to Shinjuku Station
・Keikyu Airport Express to Shinagawa Station; Change to the Yamanote Line and go to Shinjuku Station (about 50 min.)
・Airport Limousine Bus to Shinjuku Expressway Bus Terminal (Shinjuku Station) (about 45 min.)
Things To Do
Nature & Park
Shinjuku - Nature & Park
Shinjuku Central Park
People looking for an escape from busy streets should make a trip to Shinjuku Central Park. With 88,000 square meters of space, the park is an oasis of greenery, with other facilities such as fountains, vast lawns and a sports corner for recreational activities.
Shinjuku - Nightlife
Sports Bar: No Side Club
No Side Club in Shinjuku is the rugby bar in Tokyo. With food, drink and rugby streamed on the big screen, it’s the place to watch the Rugby maches!
Shinjuku - History
Juniso Kumano Shrine
Purported to have been established around the 14th century, and located near the party district of Kabukicho, Juniso Kumano Shrine serves as Shinjuku's main shrine. Surrounded by ponds and waterfalls in the Edo era, it became a haven of writers and artists of all stripes.
Shinjuku - Experience
Kimono Tea Ceremony Maikoya Tokyo
A tea ceremony is a great way to experience traditional Japanese culture, and doing it dressed in a kimono is even better. The kimono tea ceremony experience by Maikoya is the only one of its kind to receive Tripadvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Award in 2018 and 2019. With a variety of options on offer, Maikoya allows visitors to enjoy an elegant experience in Kyoto, Tokyo or Osaka with explanations in English.
Shinjuku - Experience
Don’t be fooled by the name: Comburger isn’t actually a burger restaurant! It’s a cooking school that offers lessons out of the owner’s apartment in Shinjuku. Drop in for a morning or an evening class and learn how to make a wide range of Japanese dishes, from traditional favorites to more exotic items. If you join the morning class, you can go on an optional trip around the neighborhood afterwards.