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Shinjuku

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Gardens · Dinner Theaters · Landmarks
Home to towering skyscrapers, a bustling entertainment district, and the world busiest train station, Tokyo's Shinjuku attracts visitors from all over the world with its exuberant atmosphere. A nightlife hotspot, Shinjuku boasts lively dining and clubbing scenes, as well a large red-light district and LGBT-friendly establishments. On a tour of Shinjuku, you can enjoy a variety of local delicacies, drinks, and street foods at tiny, unassuming restaurants and bars lining the narrow streets near the train station. Before you visit Japan, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

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Popular things to do in Shinjuku

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Garden
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden
4.6
Duration: 2 hours
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Government Building
Tokyo Metropolitan Government Buildings Nishishinjuku
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Beer Tasting / Tour
ORIZURU Kabukicho
5.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Landmark
Shinjuku Golden Gai Kabukicho
4.0
Duration: 1 hour

Side trips from Shinjuku

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Landmark
Meiji Jingu Shrine Shibuya
4.6
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Architectural Building
Tokyo Tower Shibakoen
4.2
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Neighborhood
Odaiba District Daiba
4.2
Duration: 5 hours
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Observation Deck
Tokyo Skytree Oshiage
4.2
Duration: 3 hours

Hidden gems in Shinjuku

Spa
Grand Reve Shinjuku Shinjuku 3 Chome
5.0
Duration: 1h 30 min
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Religious Site
Anahachimangu
4.0
Duration: 1 hour
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Specialty Museum
Samurai Museum Kabukicho
4.5
Duration: 30 minutes
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Neighborhood
Kagurazaka
4.1
Duration: 1 hour

Historic Sites in Shinjuku

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Historic Walking Area
Omoide Yokocho Nishishinjuku
3.8
Duration: 1 hour
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Church
Mejiro Seikokai
4.1
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Zenkokuji Temple
3.6
Duration: 1 hour
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Religious Site
Hanazono Shrine
3.8
Duration: 30 minutes

Spas in Shinjuku

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Thermal Spa
Thermae Yu Kabukicho
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min

Parks in Shinjuku

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Park
Meiji Jingu Gaien
4.3
Duration: 1 hour
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Playground
Otomeyama Park
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min