Shinjuku (Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo)
An area rich in historical and cultural atmosphere where you can enjoy unique shopping areas and walking through the parks.
Fascinating Discoveries From The Observation Platform At The Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office Building
Standing 202 meters tall and providing a sweeping view of the whole city, the observation platform at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office Building is a leading landmark.
The Tokyo Tourism Information Center is located on the 1st floor of the First Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office Building, and on the 2nd floor you will find the "Nationwide Tourism PR Corner" with information on every part of Japan. In addition, tours are provided for foreign visitors to the Government Office Building.
- (Mar. - May)
- (Jun. - Aug.)
- (Sept. - Nov.)
- (Dec. - Feb.)
- : Culture
- : Gourmet
- : Relaxation
- : Shopping
- : Scenery
- : Convenience
- Kagurazaka - An Area Replete With Culture And History
Kagurazaka has a special atmosphere and it is a center for specialty shops selling kimonos, accessories, and tea sets to people with refined tastes, such as kabuki actors and artists, etc. proof that the world of style still remains.
- A type of theater unique to Japan, dating back to the first part of the 17th century
- The traditional clothing of Japan
- Stylish. This is one concept of beauty in Japan, ranging from smart to rakish, and it means that one's appearance, possessions and conduct are refined.
- A Shopping Area Representative Of Japan
This is one of the prominent downtown shopping areas in Japan, lined with shops selling electrical appliances, restaurants and cafes, and theaters. Here you can walk down the bustling streets and enjoy shopping to your heart's content.
- The Shinjuku Imperial Gardens
It is very rare to find such a large number of plants growing within the metropolitan area and the Shinjuku Gardens provides a refreshing atmosphere in the midst of the city. The gardens were established as an Imperial Garden, and now they are a Citizen's Park. The parks are famous for the incorporation of elements of the French formal gardens and the English landscape gardens, as well as the traditional Japanese gardens.
- By train:
- Narita International Airport - Shinjuku Station; about 1 hour 20 minutes
- Haneda Airport - Shinjuku Station; about 50 minutes
- Tokyo Tourism Information Center