Shinjuku

Shinjuku

Shinjuku is located in the West of Tokyo. It is a city where the Tokyo government offices resides and hence where a lot of business also resides. It has a population of approximately 340,000 people. Shinjuku has the most busiest train station in the world where approximately 3.7 million passengers pass through the train station everyday.

Buildings

Shinjuku is mostly a business district and hence has many modern buildings and skyscrapers.

Buildings of Shinjuku

Areas

Shinjuku is generally split into West Shinjuku where most of the government offices, business and skyscrapers reside. East Shinjuku is where the entertainment and red light district resides.

Districts

Nishi-Shinjuku

This is the Skyscraper district and has the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building which is one of the biggest buildings in Tokyo. This used to be called Yodobashi.

Nishi-Shinjuku

Ochiai

Is the residential area in Shinjuku.

Ochiai, Shinjuku

 Ōkubo

This considered Korean town of tokyo. Many Koreans and korean restaurants resides here.

Ōkubo

Kabukicho

Entertainment district which has lots of bars and restaurants. It is also the red-light district in Tokyo.

Kabukicho

Golden Gai

This area is packed full of narrow alleyways, bars, eateries and club. Generally, taking photography is prohibited or looked down upon.

Golden Gai

Shinjuku Ni-chome

This area is predominately a gay area with lots of gay clubs and bars.

Shinjuku Ni-chome

Totsuka

This area is predominately a residential and university student area.

Totsuka

Ushigome

This is also a residential area on the east side of Shinjuku

Ushigome

Yotsuya

This area has a mix of commercial and residential buildings.

Yotsuya

Yotsuya

Parks

Shinjuku has one of the biggest parks in Tokyo called Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (新宿御苑 ). It is approximately 59 hectares with French, English and traditional Japanese designs.

Gyoen National Garden