Welcome to the official website of the Shinjuku Convention & Visitors Bureau!
Explore various kinds of sightseeing information about Shinjuku City, Tokyo.
Shopping, culture, entertainment... . Shinjuku City,
the city of many fascinating spots to see, is always full of many people.
Around Shinjuku Station, you can enjoy the largest shopping area where there are bustling streets and skyscrapers.
If you go on a little further, you can also visit museums, Noh theaters, and Shinto shrines.
Shinjuku overflows with many spots that enable you to feel Japan's unique culture
with its various attraction. Shinjuku brings you special experience.
The city where innovation and
Around Shinjuku Station, the busiest station of all the stations in the world, there are many captivating spots such as the business district full of the skyscrapers more than 100 meter high, Kabuki-cho and its unique restaurants, and huge shopping malls and streets. Not only those modern places but also Japanese traditional gardens such as Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden awaits you. In addition,Classic Shinto shrines and Buddhist temples are dotted all over Shinjuku, and they are the guidepost for you to know the history and the culture.
The city where the remnant of
Edo era's culture can still be seen.
In Yotsuya, there are watch houses called Mitsukemon built around Edo castle and Tamagawajosui water supply. Although it was a small city, it was put together with Monzencho, a temple town, where there used to be Samurai residences and Shrines, and Naito Shinjuku, a post town. So, it now holds a large population for a small city. Along with widening of Koshu Highway, it was reborn as a modern city full of tall buildings, but there still remain long-established stores and many historic spots today. Also, you can enjoy walking in the city watching the beautiful scenery of the rows of cherry blossom trees and the moat.
The stylish city that keeps the old and authentic atmosphere intact.
Kagurazaka was called Yamate Ginza as one of the main downtowns of Tokyo in the last part of Meiji and the Taisho era. Particularly, the people here are faithful to Zenkokuji temple, and that is why Kagurazaka prospered as Monzencho, a temple towm. One of the remarkable geographical features of Kagurazaka is its slopes you can find in the city. Stone pavement where the old days are remembered is given everywhere, blackboard wall continues when we enter in thin alley, and tone of shamisen may sound from the inside. All of those things in Kagurazaka remind us of old times, so many people visit here to feel that.
The town of active student culture and
Around Takadanobaba station, there are Waseda University, one of the most famous universities in Japan, and also many technical schools and vocational schools. In fact, it had been a land of weed until the beginning of Meiji era. Also, in Edo era it was used by Hatamoto, the direct retainers of a lord, to practice horse-riding, and by Shogun, general, to do hawking. Even today, Horseback archery can be seen, and there still remains the monument of the help of Yasubee Horibe. So, you can enjoy the latest culture brought by the active students and the past history at the same time. Furthermore, there are many international stores in Okubo Street, which intersects with Okubo station of JR Chuo line and Shin-Okubo station of Yamanote line.
The downtown of flower and greenery
loved by cultural figures.
Although Ochiai was a farming village in a suburbs of Edo, it was gradually developed as a residential area without losing the beautiful scenery of the suburbs towards Meiji Era. In Taisho era, it began to be sold as an upper-class residential area called "Mejiro Bunkamura". Many artists and cultural figures moved to Ochiai in seeking the quiet environment and the attractive scenery. Also, Ochiai is the area where traditional fabric-dyeing techniques continue even today. Tokyo fabric-dyeing is one of the Japanese traditional fabric-dyeing techniques for a variety of beautiful patterns of kimono, and it is still vibrant in Shinjuku, especially alomg Kanda River.
We now have Shinjuku Tourist Information Center that offers comprehensive information to visitors
about the many charms of Shinjuku as well as on sightseeing spots and events taking place in the area, and so on.
We can make your Shinjuku tour even more convenient and more fun.
We are fully ready to satisfy the ever-growing needs of tourists.