This tourist attraction has been added into "Japan Trip Planner".

You have no favorite spots yet. Click +button in this website to favorite spots. Check out the TIPS page for more usage instructions.
We use cookies on this site to enhance your user experience. If you continue to browse, you accept the use of cookies on our site. See our Cookie Policy for more information.

Home to the world’s busiest train station, Shinjuku is a lively and diverse neighborhood.

Visit Shinjuku

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


  • Yayoi Kusama Museum

    Shinjuku - Art

    Yayoi Kusama Museum

    Yayoi Kusama Museum in the Shinjuku area houses a collection of this celebrated artist’s work. Same day tickets are not available. The museum is very popular so make sure you get your tickets in advance!

    Website Map

Nature & Park

  • Shinjuku Gyo-en

    Shinjuku - Nature & Park

    Shinjuku Gyo-en

    Shinjuku Gyo-en is one of Tokyo’s largest and most elegant parks. Consisting of Japanese, English and French style gardens, it’s a great place to have a picnic and explore!

    Website Map
  • Shinjuku Central 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.

    Website Map


  • Golden Gai

    Shinjuku - Nightlife

    Golden Gai

    Some atmospheric places to visit at nighttime in Shinjuku are Golden Gai—a tiny maze of traditional izakayas—and Kabukicho, one of Tokyo’s famous entertainment districts.

    Website Map
  • Sports Bar: <a href="/sports_bars/#sports-bar_no-side-club">No Side Club</a>

    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!


  • Juniso Kumano Shrine

    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.

    Website Map


  • Combuger

    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.

    Website Map


For more insights on how to get the most out of your time in Shinjuku, make sure to visit GO TOKYO.

In Shinjuku and not sure where to eat? Check out EAT TOKYO, which features comprehensive listings of restaurants by location, type of cuisine and more.