Category: Shinjuku

Shinjuku at Night – Government Building

The Shinjuku Government Building is the tallest building in Shinjuku and gives you a fantastic view of Tokyo, especially at night! Visit in the evening for a stunning night view and with clear weather during daytime you can see Mount Fuji. You’re allowed to take photos, however the use of...

Shinjuku Gyoen

Shinjuku Gyoen (新宿御苑) is beautiful all year round, especially during the Sakura period. The park is one of Tokyo’s most popular Hanami (Sakura viewing) spots, but is large enough to reserve a nice spot for yourself to pick-nick under the Sakura trees. The park also has a beautiful greenhouse with...

Shinjuku Eisa Matsuri

If you’re in Tokyo in July, the Shinjuku Eisa Matsuri is a must see! Eisa is a form of dance originating from Okinawa and usually performed to mark the end of the Obon period. At the Shinjuku Eisa Matsuri you’ll see many different performances of dancing, Taiko drumming and more,...

Busy Shinjuku

Shinjuku (新宿) is one of the busiest of the 23 city wards of Tokyo. It’s a large entertainment, shopping and business area. Huge department stores, shopping malls and electronic shops can be found on all sides of the Station. Northeast of the station you can find Kabukicho, which is Japan’s...