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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

Access from Shinjuku to Tokyo Stadium

Keio Line Limited Express from Shinjuku to Chofu: change to the Keio Line local train to Tobitakyu Station (About 30 minutes, ¥240). 10-minute walk.

Things To Do

Experience

  • Ramen:  Mutekiya

    Ikebukuro - Experience

    Ramen: Mutekiya

    Mutekiya in Ikebukuro is an award-winning ramen restaurant that attracts people from all over the world, so if you’re in Tokyo head over! Menus are available in English, Chinese and Korean.

  • Art: Yayoi Kusama Museum

    Shinjuku – Experience

    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!
    You can only buy tickets for this museum on the museum website. The tickets are sold two months in advance, at 10am JST, on the first day of the month. (Image: 1F Museum Exterior ©YAYOI KUSAMA)

Shopping

  • Subculture : BOOK AND BED TOKYO / Tokyu Hands

    Ikebukuro - Shopping

    Subculture : BOOK AND BED TOKYO / Tokyu Hands

    There are many department stores in Ikebukuro to get lost in, such as Tokyu Hands. You could even stay the night and read a book at BOOK AND BED TOKYO!

Nature

  • Garden: Shinjuku Gyo-en

    Shinjuku - Nature

    Garden: 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!

Nightlife

  • Golden Street,  Omoide Yokocho, Kabukicho

    Shinjuku - Night Life

    Golden Street, Omoide Yokocho, Kabukicho

    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.

  • Sports Bar for rugby fans : No Side Club

    Shinjuku - Night life

    Sports Bar for rugby fans : 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!

Sports experience

  • Seishinkan Aikido Dojo

    Seishinkan Aikido Dojo

    Aikido is a sport that trains both body and mind. It is also an art of self-defense in which strength doesn’t just come from being big or powerful.

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  • Raien Sumo Experience Lesson

    Raien Sumo Experience Lesson

    Sumo is a sport in which wrestlers try to push each other out of a ring to win. It is recognized as Japan's national sport, and the grand sumo tournament is one of the most popular sporting events in Japan. At Raien, anyone older than the age of 10 can experience sumo.

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  • VR ZONE

    VR ZONE

    Everything you can find here are once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Right in the centre of Shinjuku is the extensive facility "VR ZONE SHINJUKU". With cutting-edge VR technology and the haptic feedback machine, immerse yourself into the worlds of Mario Kart, Dragonball and Neo Genesis Evangelion like you've never experienced before and be astonished by the realism. Racing together with Luigi and Bowser in Mario Kart is a truly amazing experience! With the addition of Dragon Quest, VR ZONE SHINJUKU has transformed into a theme park.©BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Inc.

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  • Forest & Water Okutama

    Forest & Water Okutama

    Only 50 minutes from Shinjuku! Enjoy genuine rafting in Tokyo.
    If you want to enjoy genuine rafting in Tokyo, look no further than here! Experienced rafting guides will take you through Tamagawa River's rafting course with thrilling torrents with guaranteed satisfaction.
    You can rent wetsuits and marine shoes, so will only need a swimsuit to participate!

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  • OKUTAMA CANYONING

    OKUTAMA CANYONING

    Supplying the "WOW!" to our customers that exceeds all expectations.All over the world people are beset by the stresses of day to day life as they go through the same motions on a daily basis.
    Refresh yourself in great nature of Tokyo Okutama!
    Canyons aims to be an oasis among all of that.

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