Things to do in Nishishinjuku

Top Things to Do in Nishishinjuku

Things to Do in Nishishinjuku

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  • mjbcmjbc
    Pitt Meadows, Canada450 contributions
    Blue sky and clear which spells a nice view to Mount Fuji. Follow the signs to observatory, make sure line up for the observatory elevator. There is a quick check for bags and backpacks. You go up 47 floors and the view is magnificent. There’s a souvenir and coffee shop. No time limit so spend as much time as you want. Attraction is free.
    Written 10 May 2022
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  • Type_rider
    Pascoe Vale, Australia415 contributions
    While there was a queue to get up into the towers, it was worth the effort as the view is magnificent. And a heck of a lot cheaper than Skytree.
    Written 30 January 2021
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  • johnandlizb
    Leamington Spa, UK1,005 contributions
    This tiny street is really quite lovely. It is tiny made up entirely of for outlets, so it is fatty, grimy and smells of food. But it is pretty, with fake flowers strung up across the alley and lots of people bustling around. Over in minutes unless you stop to eat there, but nice never-the-less.
    Written 29 March 2020
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  • gcx10
    Bushey, UK217 contributions
    Went for a couple of early morning walks watching the world go by. Park was spotless like the rest of the city and very relaxing.
    Written 6 November 2019
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  • Mabel
    Singapore56 contributions
    A small-ish shrine in Shinjuku's Central Park. It was a lovely visit as it was not overcrowded. A few locals came by during our brief visit there for prayers.
    Written 28 May 2019
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  • Brian M
    Montrose, UK1,554 contributions
    We found they staff very helpful. They gave us lots of very useful advice to help us make the most of our time in Tokyo and for our travels in Japan.
    Written 1 March 2019
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  • tlarraya
    Community of Madrid, Spain245 contributions
    The building is a work of art by day and by night and the surrounding area is great to walk around without tourists, with skyscrapers and a wonderful view of the wide road with traffic and lights at night from a nearby bridge.
    Written 17 August 2019
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  • Stevee Lee Chung Im
    Seoul, South Korea10 contributions
    Ran the Tokyo Marathon last year and I don't regret doing so!

    You have to ballot for the slots where you have a 1 in 10 chance of getting it. My Japanese friends have told me that some of them have tried for 5 years to enter the race, but to no avail.

    I was pretty lucky to get in the first time, and I didn't expect the atmosphere and the high level of organization behind the race.

    The race start was packed, but also full of pathways that lead to toilets in case you ever needed to relief yourself while waiting to flag off.

    Volunteers and supporters were extremely enthusiastic and the whole race felt like it was only 4.2195km long!

    Bag drop was fantastic pre and post race, with the Japanese noting the number on your bib and pointing you directly to your bag.

    If I can run this again, I would, but my luck isn't that good!!!!!
    Written 26 February 2019
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  • IvanaSydney2010
    Sydney, Australia296 contributions
    An ordinary office block apart from the public art including Robert Indiana’s love sculpture among others. It has some restaurants and coffee shops open during the working week. Not a destination but if you have gone to see the views from the government building it’s worth your while taking a stroll to see the art.
    Written 31 March 2019
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  • AoTenjo
    Tokyo, Japan327 contributions
    Nice complex and hall facilities, so convenient with parking by car or close to Hatsudai station by train. The Tokyo Opera City Recital Hall was so nice for bit more casual audience too, but of course with good acoustics. Seems like they have a good line-up of performers. If you go, they also have a nice selection of casual restaurants and an open air atrium with a huge statue “Opera Man” that sings sometimes, and performers play.
    Written 21 April 2019
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  • BMilano
    New York City, NY1,008 contributions
    Busy, confusing and Amazing! I will admit, we got lost here and overwhelmed by all the signs,l and people but somehow, that all added to the experience. This is a great place to start your exploration of the neighborhood, just wander the street and admire the city life.
    Written 18 May 2019
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  • Zfy Ed
    Singapore, Singapore7,191 contributions
    The huge departmental store is located just next to the bustling Shinjuku train station, covering 8 storeys (including the basements and one rooftop, which I will explain later).

    It seems that it caters to everyone in the family, selling all kinds of merchandise including fashion, bags, shoes, cosmestics, toys etc. Escalators and lifts are easily accessible, just like the washrooms.

    The lower basements are mainly supermarket and food stalls, where you will be spoiled for choices. And this is one of the most crowded places in the departmental store at any time of the day!

    In addition, several medium to high end restaurants are located on the 8th storey, mainly Japanese and Western cuisines. This is "quieter" than at the basements and prices are generally steeper.

    And if you go up another floor to the rooftop, there is a plant nursery outdoor and an indoor pets stores, selling all kinds of accessories relating to pets, dogs, cats, fishes etc. And I especially like this "greenery" as it allows shoppers to take a break from the "noise and crowd" from the lower floors and indulge in some peace and greenery. There is also a cafe here which you can help yourself with some fingerfood.

    If you are into shopping and staying near the train station, you will not miss this huge departmental store for sure! Make sure you have sufficient time allocated here (and cash too) for shopping!
    Written 22 December 2019
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  • Cris
    Greater Adelaide, Australia383 contributions
    This museum is purely from a Japanese perspective, only mentions atrocities the Japanese people suffered.

    It is however interesting as little has been written in the western society about Japanese soldiers some 500,000 taken to work camps in Siberia.

    It becomes obvious that politicians make wars the common soldier fights the war and he and his family suffer in the aftermath.

    The museum is not easy to find but if you have time visit it for the hour it requires.

    Westerners should go in with an open mind.
    Written 27 October 2018
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  • Eric J
    Munich5,848 contributions
    The clock in the lobby area is really cool, and it's very near the Shinjuku Metropolitan Government building (and its 230m high free observatory)so you can stop by and catch this with close to zero extra effort. The top two floors are all restaurants, some of them good, and a bridge across the huge atrium with a glass view down the whole way. Worth stopping by!
    Written 8 November 2017
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  • Antony88
    Singapore, Singapore136 contributions
    Best Udon dish to order here is the Salmon & Avocado in Creamy Soup. Order it as a set with a sushi(secret here is the sushi is fantastic but can order only 1 per set). We also ordered the broth soup but found it a bit salty.

    Next is to order the dessert bowl with a drink. I ordered the green tea ice cream with ginger ale drink. Good deal.

    The queue was shortest among the restaurants on the same floor so we chose it. Surprisingly it was pretty good.
    Written 13 December 2019
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