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    In the Edo period Shinjuku was where two of the major roads form the west came together. By the early 1900s the area had become a sort of bohemian quarter, beloved of the city’s cliques of writers, artists, and intellectuals.

    After World War II it emerged a son of Tokyo’s major transportation hubs, and today an estimated three million people pass through Shinjuku Station every day.

    The station itself divides Shinjuku into two distinctly different areas, east and west.
  • West Shinjuku You can't Edit

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    West Shinjuku rejoices in a special gift of nature, its relatively stable bedrock can support earthquake-safe skyscrapers foremost among them is the new Metropolitan Government Office, more familiarly known as Tokyo City Hall.

  • East Shinjuku You can't Edit

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    East Shinjuku is really two places: a daytime quarter of department stores, vertical malls, and discount stores, and a nighttime quarter of bars (straight and gay) cheap restaurants, strip joints.

    Game parlors, jazz clubs, rooms-by- hour hotels, raves, and honky-tonks-most of the latter in a seedy, neon-lit neighborhood called Kabuki-cho.

    The neighborhood isn’t really dangerous, but its all too easy for the unwary visitor to wander into a rip-off; it you plan to explore Kabuki-cho, do so with a knowledgeable local guide.
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    • Jesus Lifehouse International Church
      2.26 Km from Shinjuku
      Jesus Lifehouse International Church is a Pentecostal church associated with the Australian Christian Churches and part of the Hillsong Church network of Churches. It has churches located in Japan (Tokyo, Yokohama, Osaka, Sendai, Sapporo, Bali and Hong Kong. The churches senior pastors, Rod and Viv Plummer, began the church in 2002 in Tokyo with a team of 10 Australians and 1 Japanese couple. Currently over 1500 people attend Tokyo services with over 3000 people across all campuses. Jesus Lifeho...
    • Akasaka Sacas
      3.75 Km from Shinjuku
      akasaka Sacas (赤坂サカス, Akasaka Sakasu) is an area in Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan, where the TBS Broadcasting Center and the site of the "Akasaka 5-chome TBS Development Project" stand.
    • Tokyo Camii
      3.77 Km from Shinjuku
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    • 21 21 Design Sight
      3.78 Km from Shinjuku
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    • Nakano Sun Plaza
      3.83 Km from Shinjuku
      Nakano Sun Plaza (中野サンプラザ, Nakano San Puraza) is a hotel in Nakano, Tokyo. The hotel includes a concert hall, the Nakano Sun Plaza Hall. Built in 1973, this concert hall seats 2,222 people.
    • Midtown Tower
      3.97 Km from Shinjuku
      Midtown Tower (ミッドタウンタワー, Middotaun tawā) is a mixed-use skyscraper in Akasaka, Minato, Tokyo. Completed in 2007, it is the tallest of the six buildings within the Tokyo Midtown complex, at 248.1 meters (814 ft), and was the tallest office building in Tokyo until 2014. The building is home to numerous companies and The Ritz-Carlton, Tokyo.
    • Tokyo Midtown
      3.99 Km from Shinjuku
      Tokyo Midtown (東京ミッドタウン, Tōkyō Middotaun) is a 569,000-square-meter (6.1 million sq ft) mixed-use development in Akasaka, Tokyo, Japan. Completed in March 2007, the $3 billion (¥370 billion) project includes office, residential, commercial, hotel, and leisure space, and the new quarters of the Suntory Museum of Art. When completed, the Midtown Tower was the tallest building in Tokyo. The project site takes up 78,000 square meters (19.4 acres) previously occupied by the Japan Defense Agency in Ro...
    • Nihonryori Ryugin
      4.12 Km from Shinjuku
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    • Roppongi Hills Mori Tower
      4.36 Km from Shinjuku
      Roppongi Hills Mori Tower (六本木ヒルズ森タワー, Roppongi Hiruzu Mori Tawā) is a 54-story mixed-use skyscraper located in Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo. Completed in 2003 and named for builder Minoru Mori, it is the centerpiece of the Roppongi Hills urban development. It is currently the sixth-tallest building in Tokyo at 238 meters (781 ft). The tower has a floor space area of 379,408m squared (4,083,910 sq ft), making it one of the largest buildings in the world by this measure. The Mori Tower building is pri...
    • Roppongi Hills
      4.46 Km from Shinjuku
      Roppongi Hills (六本木ヒルズ, Roppongi Hiruzu) is a New Urban Centre and one of Japan's largest integrated property developments, located in the Roppongi district of Minato, Tokyo. The architecture and use of the space is documented in the book Six Strata: Roppongi Hills Redefined. Constructed by building tycoon Minoru Mori, the mega-complex incorporates office space, apartments, shops, restaurants, cafés, movie theatres, a museum, a hotel, a major TV studio, an outdoor amphitheatre, and a few parks. ...

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      Japan, 〒151-8580 Tokyo, Shibuya, Sendagaya, 5−24−2 タカシマヤタイムズスクエア 13階
    • タカシマヤタイムズスクエア
      An enthralling complex of stores, a virtual arcade, cafes, restaurants and theaters, this is Shinjuku’s latest addition to innovative shopping and entertainment.
      タカシマヤタイムズスクエア Japan, 〒151-0051 Tōkyō-to, Shibuya-ku, Sendagaya, 5 Chome−24, 東京都渋谷区千駄ヶ谷5丁目24-2
    • Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
      Originally a feudal estate, this collection of gardens (in Japanese, French, and English styles) became part of the imperial household after the Meiji Restoration and in 1949, a public park- the ultimate oasis in this quarter of the city.

      Shinjuku Gyoen is famous for its botanical greenhouse, for its flowering cherry trees in April, and for its chrysanthemum exhibition during the first two weeks of October.
      Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden 11 Naitōmachi, Shinjuku-ku, Tōkyō-to 160-0014, Japan
    • Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building
      The city Hall complex was architect Tange Kenzo’s magnum opus, arguably the last great work of this career. It was a staggeringly expensive project, and taxpayers have had an ongoing love-hate relationship with its postmodern monumental design since it was completed in s1991.

      The complex consists of a 48-story main office building, a 34-story annex, the Metropolitan Assembly building, and a huge central courtyard. The main building soars 243 m (797ft.) splitting on the 33rd floor into two towers.

      Weather permitting, the observation decks on the 45th floors of both towers offer views all the way to Mt. Fuji.
      Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building 2 Chome-8-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tōkyō-to 163-8001, Japan
    • Tokyo
      Japan’s capital is a hurtling, modernized city in which fads come and go in days and everything seems to be electronic. Its extraordinary subway system is a test of your traveler’s nous, while its humming shopping districts welcome visitors to shopping themes that could only be here: shops dedicated to dressing as cartoon characters, half a plane being used to promote hair accessories, and even a tiny corner shop with an unsubtle specialization: Condomania.

      Underneath the glimmering façade, however, Tokyo still has its traditional side. You can stare across the clear water moat at the Imperial Palace (but, sadly, get no closer), head to the Meiji Jingu Shrine and gape wide-eyed at the mammoth lanterns labeled with oversized Chinese characters, or watch the cherry blossoms fall from the trees of Ueno Park in spring. At the shrines, grab a fortune, ask for a translation, and then tie it to the fluttering strings for luck.

      At the other end of the spectrum there’s Tokyo Central, where a meal means Sushi grabbed one plate at a time from a tiny conveyor belt, and the local teenagers drift around in costume, never stepping out of character. Check out Shibuya and see the young fashion walking the streets. Explore the Tsukiji fish market – the world’s largest – before heading over to ‘geek paradise’ and snapping up a handful of pages of the cartoon artwork fully grown men like to read on the subway.

      There are so many ‘only in Japan’ experiences to be had that you could spend your entire trip doing them. Head to the Sento public baths and relax for the evening, spend a night in a tiny ‘pod’ hotel, stacked up against a wall, slurp Sake in a pricey bar or take an Origami class in a room with paper doors. There’s the Asahi brewery to investigate, Tokyo’s own Disneyland, and the markets displaying extraordinarily ornate fans and tiny mechanical advices to take home with you.

      Tokyo is huge, and it would take years to see it all. Then again, you can pick out your highlights in a few days, and never be bored for a month. Just don’t turn up with a tight budget.
      Tokyo, Japan
    • Meiji Jingu
      The shrine dedicated to the spirits of the emperor Meiji (who died in 1912) and Empress Shoken. The entrance is marked by two huge torii gates, their pillars made from 1,700-year-old cypress trees.
      Meiji Jingu 1-1 Yoyogikamizonochō, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 151-8557, Japan
    • Takeshita Street

      Takeshita Street, Takeshita-dori, just across the railway bridge from Yoyogi park, continues this spirit of Avant-fashion with gangs like the cos-play-zuku, groups of mostly female youngsters in manga-inspired costumes and lemon and blue lipstick, turning the narrow street into a lively and impromptu catwalk of the new and bizarre.

      Takeshita Street 1 Chome-19 Jingumae, Shibuya, Tokyo 150-0001, Japan
    • Yoyogi Park

      The park is remarkable chiefly for the National Yoyogi Sports Center, comprising two stadiums designed by architect Tange Kenzo.

      The park itself was once a parade ground for the imperial Japanese army. After World War II it was taken over by the Occupation for military housing and nick named “Washington Heights,” then redeveloped as the Olympic Village site for the 1964 Tokyo Olympic Game.

      By the 1980s thanks to the broad avenues and new subway stops built for the games, this had become one of the coolest, liveliest, and place where the youngest trendiest people live, neighborhood in the city.

      Street foods to try, body painting to see, the in your face-fashion, the photo opportunities; maybe on a warm spring afternoon Youyogi Park might be more fun than any other place in town!

      Yoyogi Park 2-1 Yoyogikamizonochō, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 151-0052, Japan
    • Yoyogi National Stadium
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      Yoyogi National Stadium 2 Chome-1-1 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-0041, Japan
    • NHK Studio Park
      The NHK Broadcasting Center is headquarters for Japan’s public television network-a must for anyone wishing to see how Samurai epics are made.

      The best place for more information is your hotel or the Tourist Information Center which have information on this.  Ask for the “Studio Park” guided tour for the NHK soundstages.
      NHK Studio Park 2 Chome-2-1 Jinnan, 渋谷区 Shibuya-ku, Tōkyō-to 150-8001, Japan

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    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan 3.3 50.7 37.9 20
    Feb 4 75.3 39.2 29.6
    Mar 7.2 108.1 45 42.6
    Apr 12.8 131.8 55 51.9
    May 17.2 143.3 63 56.4
    Jun 21 174.9 69.8 68.9
    Jul 25.2 143.2 77.4 56.4
    Aug 26.4 153.4 79.5 60.4
    Sep 22.7 227.7 72.9 89.6
    Oct 16.6 205.8 61.9 81
    Nov 11.1 97.9 52 38.5
    Dec 5.8 56.4 42.4 22.2

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