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  Shinjuku, Tokyo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shinjuku (新宿区-ku) is one of the 23 special wards of Tokyo, Japan.
Tokyo wards around Shinjuku are: Chiyoda to the east; Bunkyo and Toshima to the north; Nakano to the west, and Shibuya and Minato to the south.
Shinjuku is a major urban transit hub: JR Shinjuku Station sees an estimated 3 million passengers pass through each day, making it the busiest station in the world.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shinjuku,_Tokyo   (855 words)

 Tokyo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Tokyo was already the nation's political, economic, and cultural center, and the emperor's residence made it a de facto imperial capital as well with the former Edo Castle becoming the Imperial Palace.
Its headquarters are in the ward of Shinjuku.
Tokyo was rated by the Economist Intelligence Unit as the most expensive (highest cost-of-living) city in the world for 14 years in a row ending in 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tokyo   (2972 words)

Shinjuku is one of the 23 wards of the metropolis of Tokyo, but commonly refers to just the large entertainment, business and shopping area around Shinjuku Station.
West of the station is Shinjuku' skyscraper district, home to many of Tokyo's tallest buildings, including several premier hotels and the Metropolitan Government Office, whose observation decks are open to the public for free.
Shinjuku Station is Japan's busiest railway station, served by about a dozen railway lines, including the JR Yamanote Line.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e3011.html   (1107 words)

 Tokyo/Shinjuku - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Shinjuku san-chome and related red-light districts to the east of the station.
Tokyo's most famous techno club, the Liquid Room, used to be in Kabukicho but has now moved to Ebisu.
The Tokyo Tourist Information Center, a good source of information on not just Tokyo but all of Japan, is now located on the 1st floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building 1. /en/Tokyo/Shinjuku   (2103 words)

Shinjuku (新宿) is a major district of Tokyo for work or play.
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden is a park with an eminent garden.
Tokyo Opera City is a skyscraper with a shopping centre and art museum that often has interesting multimedia exhibits.
www.japaneselifestyle.com.au /tokyo/shinjuku.htm   (1060 words)

 Study Abroad & Cultural Immersion with Languages Abroad - Japan - Tokyo
The metropolis of Tokyo is the capital and cultural center of Japan.
Tokyo is a very large and diverse area, but all points of interest can be reached by public transportation.
Average temperature in Tokyo is 16°C (61°F), August being the hottest and January the coldest.
www.languagesabroad.com /countries/tokyo.html   (1028 words)

 Aaccessmaps.com presents a road map of Shinjuku, Metro Goverment
Tokyo, known as Edo until 1868, is a coastal city with an intricate history.
By the early 1700's, the population of Tokyo was already estimated at 1.2 million, while the population of London and Paris was 650,000 and 500,000 respectively.
Ikebukuro is in the northwest, and the cultural center of the city, Ueno and Asakusa, is northeast of the Imperial Palace.
www.aaccessmaps.com /show/map/shinjuku   (261 words)

 Tokyo travel guide
Tokyo is really, really big, and depending on who you talk to, the largest city in the world.
Tokyo has been the capitol of Japan since 1868 when it replaced the old Capitol of Kyoto (just north of Osaka, the 2nd largest city in Japan).
Among the highlights of Tokyo no one can afford to miss are: the Sony building in Ginza, the Imperial Palace, the temples of Asakusa, Shinjuku Gyoen park in Shinjuku, Meiji Shrine, Korakuen Garden, the sight of the sacred mountain of Fuji in early morning (mainly visible during winter.
www.world66.com /asia/northeastasia/japan/tokyo   (1043 words)

 *Area > Shinjuku- Tokyo, Japan - VirtualTourist.com
As the main business section of Tokyo, it is probably the most crowded place in the city, and this is where you can see thousands of people rushing off to work.
Shinjuku is the Tokyo district (together with Shibuya) where you kind find the coolest shopping and the best city atmosphere.
Shinjuku isn't all that great by day but the night is where you go to see the neon and the nightlife beneath it.
www.virtualtourist.com /travel/Asia/Japan/Tokyo_to/Tokyo-969164/Things_To_Do-Tokyo-Area_Shinjuku-BR-5.html   (589 words)

 Shinjuku, Tokyo - Photo exhibit - STEFAN STENUDD - - - - - - - - - -
Mainly I spent my time in the Shinjuku area, which is where the Aikido Hombu dojo, the "headquarters" of aikido, is situated.
It is also a very intense shopping and amusement center of Tokyo - with many a skyscraper defying the risk of earthquake, as well as narrow alleys with numerous noodle and sushi bars, sleazy quarters offering all kinds of services or performances of girls, et cetera.
But I stayed mostly on the streets, with their impressive buildings and the continuous flow of people passing, meeting, rushing, resting, working, performing, spending their time.
www.stenudd.com /art/shinjuku   (339 words)

 Classic Tokyo, Modern Tokyo - Wikitravel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
If you are not ready to go through the full-blown whirlwind tour found in the One day in Tokyo itinerary, then consider this simple route.
The Tokyo Waterfront Railway is not covered under the Japan Rail Pass, so if you DO have a pass, you could do what this traveler did, and purchase a ticket for Osaki from the ticket machine (¥320).
Shinjuku is the country's busiest train hub, but don't stray in Shinjuku too late, as, like the rest of the country, train services stop at midnight!
wikitravel.org /en/Classic_Tokyo,_Modern_Tokyo   (1517 words)

 Shinjuku New City Hotel Tokyo, Japan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The Shinjuku New City Hotel is located in Tokyo's new bustling area of Shinjuku.
The hotel stands in a superb location viewing Shinjuku Central Park and landmark skyscrapers.
Tokyo Opera City is also a few minutes walk away.
www.ebookers.com /cheap_hotels/japan/shinjuku_new_city_hotel_tokyo.html   (123 words)

 Shinjuku Prince Hotel
Shinjuku - a city constantly on the move.
Here in this fast-paced subcenter of Tokyo, you'll find the striking, brick-colored tower of the Shinjuku Prince Hotel, which boasts 571 guest rooms and the trendy shops of the Seibu Shinjuku PePe.
Located near the towering Tokyo Metropolitan City Hall, this elegant hotel is just a few minutes walk from the skyscrapers of the financial district and the neon lights of the famous Kabuki-cho, a constantly humming nightlife quarter.
www.princehotelsjapan.com /ShinjukuPrinceHotel/index.asp   (77 words)

 Shinjuku :: Tokyo Essentials :: Tokyo Tourist Guide
Shinjuku Chuo (Central) Park is next to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building.
Shinjuku Station is on the JR Yamanote Line, the JR Chuo Line, the JR Sobu Line, the JR Saikyo Line, the Marunouchi Subway Line, the TOEI Shinjuku Line, the Oedo Line, the TOEI no 12 Line, the Odakyu Line and the Keio Line.
Located in Shinjuku, the Keio Plaza hotel is located within just a 5 minute walk from Shinjuku Station.
www.tokyoessentials.com /shinjuku.html   (1070 words)

 Regus > Tokyo Shinjuku Park Tower
Tokyo is one of the world's key business locations, and the Regus center offers aprominent address in one of the Japanese capital's leading financial districts.
The Regus center in Tokyo is part of an expanding global network which includes other centers in Tokyo and many across Asia Pacific.
There is a complimentary shuttle bus service to Shinjuku station and excellent public transport links to Narita International Airport, 80 kilometres away.
offices.regus.com /locations/JP/Tokyo/TokyoShinjukuParkTower.htm   (278 words)

 Marimari.com : Japan - Tokyo, Asakusa, Shinjuku
This is the place to go to enjoy Tokyo's modern, trendy lifestyle and its popular and raucous nightspot areas.
Shinjuku is a business and commercial area, as well as a busy entertainment center.
It is comprised of Tokyo's highest skyscrapers, with Tange Kenzo's Tokyo Metropolitan Government Offices overseeing all of them.
www.marimari.com /content/japan/popular_places/tokyo/main2.html   (517 words)

 Park Hyatt Tokyo - Luxury Tokyo Hotels at Luxedo.com
Conveniently located in the heart of Shinjuku, Tokyo's vibrant business and entertainment district, the Park Hyatt Tokyo is 90 minutes from Narita International Airport and close to Shinjuku Station, the city's major transportation hub with rail and subway access to anywhere in metropolitan Tokyo.
Providing the ultimate cosmopolitan retreat, Club on the Park is Park Hyatt Tokyo's health and fitness sanctuary, providing luxurious spa and relaxation areas, a stunning indoor pool and an unparalleled range of state-of-the-art equipment in its gymnasium and aerobics studio with panoramic views.
Park Hyatt Tokyo also offers a wide range of excellent restaurants, each with a unique style, such as the dynamic New York Grill voted number 1 for the past five years in the Zagat Tokyo Survey and the starkly beautiful Kozue, for Japanese cuisine.
www.luxedo.com /hotel.asp?hotelcode=HYTYOIPT   (394 words)

 Tokyo Food Page Restaurant Listings - Shinjuku East
A 200-year-old soba shop in the middle of Tokyo's gay bar district, serving a full selection of soba dishes.
One of Tokyo's original Thai restaurants, it hasn't improved with age.
You've probably seen it as you walk from Shinjuku station to Takashimaya Times Square - a nicely landscaped terrace, a bright yellow sign, and a metallic, retro-50s trailer home that's been converted into a grill.
www.bento.com /ra-shinj.html   (1776 words)

 Archinect : Tokyo Log : Shinjuku...still wandering
In fact, I found my first trip to Shinjuku to be similar to a first trip to Las Vegas - both interesting and slightly disappointing.
This area of Tokyo came to life during the 1964 Olympiad as the Kenzo Tange-designed gymnasiums and surrounding village focused the eyes of the world towards this once sleepy residential suburb of Aoyama.
Harajuku and Shibuya are virtual sites, or case studies, working towards a longer term project focussed on the Lower East Side, Nolita, and the East Village in New York City.
www.archinect.com /tokyolog/entry.php?id=5519_0_37_0_C   (266 words)

 Japan Hotels and Resorts - Shinjuku Washington Hotel Tokyo Japan
Shinjuku Washington Hotel is located in Nishi-Shinjuku adjacent to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Office Building.
The Washington Hotel is very popular in Japan among business travelers and tourists as a 1st class business hotel at affordable price in the heart of the most expensive city in the world.
Washington Hotel is just a 8-minute walk from the Shinjuku station and Shinjuku station is easily accessible by train from any part of Tokyo.
www.southtravels.com /asia/japan/shinjukuwashington/index.html   (334 words)

 Green Plaza Shinjuku | Tokyo Hotels | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
Staying in any capsule is a no-frills experience taken to the extreme, but if you want to try it out, the Green Plaza is the place to do it.
It's the largest capsule hotel in Tokyo, not far from the east exits of Shinjuku Station, and like in most others, women are not allowed.
You leave your luggage and clothes in a locker, change into a yukata, and settle into your "room" -- a plastic burrow 3 feet wide by 6½ feet deep, with a TV screen in the ceiling.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=tokyo@156&cur_section=lod&property_id=416066   (219 words)

 SHINJUKU NEW CITY, Tokyo-Shinjuku, Japan - Discount Hotel Reservations
SHINJUKU NEW CITY, Tokyo-Shinjuku Description: Shinjuku New City Hotel has 400 guest rooms, with tastefully designed interior and the city's beautiful night view mixed in the trees of the adjourning park, provide comfortable and relaxing space for guests tired from the day's activities.
Located in Shinjuku, Tokyo's new centre of business, culture, events, and shopping, Shinjuku New city Hotel stands in a superb location viewing Shinjuku Central Park and landmark skyscrapers.
Free shuttle bus is available to JR Shinjuku Stn in the morning and evening.
www.stayxs.com /new/booking/hotel_detail.asp?wsid=9&hhm_id=3681   (372 words)

 Shinjuku Prince Hotel, Kyoto, Japan - E-Biz-Travel.com
Shinjuku, the new city center of Tokyo, is full of exciting activities.
In Kabuki-cho, the very heart of this district, Shinjuku Prince Hotel, the 25-story building is standing.
The Seibu Shinjuku railway station is located on the second floor of the hotel and other train stations (JR, subways and private railways) are within a 5-minute walk.
www.e-biz-travel.com /japan/tokyo_hotels/shinjuku_prince_tokyo_hotel/index.asp   (435 words)

 Slurp Ramen and Scope the Mafia: Shinjuku. Tokyo, Japan. Urban Lowdown.
The area outside of Shinjuku Station’s East Exit is gaudy and exciting, and is the place I spend most of my time in Shinjuku.
But, as you may have guessed, this is probably one of the more dangerous areas in Tokyo, and even all of Japan.
When you walk through this alleyway, you will be able to get a feel for what Tokyo was like before its modern facelift.
www.urbanlowdown.com /destinations/japan/tokyo/204.html   (670 words)

 Shinjuku Photos Guide : Tokyo Pictures : Town Hall, Shinjuku Gyoen, Hanazono Jinja, Kabukicho, Yodobashi
Shinjuku : one of the 23 wards of the metropolis of Tokyo, Shinjuku commonly refers to the large entertainment, business and shopping area around Shinjuku Station (world's busiest train station with more than 4 millions passengers a day!).
Below is the list of the photos and pictures I took in Shinjuku.
At the bottom of the page you can also find a world map showing where Shinjuku is. Finally at the top of the page you can find a link to search for other guides in photos and pictures on benoa.net and a link to my photo blog.
www.benoa.net /tokyo/shinjuku/index.html   (174 words)

 Hotel Rose Garden Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan Accommodations - Hotel Details Information and Reservations with HotelBook.com
The Hotel Rose Garden is located in the heart of Tokyo, Shinjuku.
This small boutique hotel founded in 1997 is facing one of the major routes to Shinjuku.
The Hotel Rose Garden Shinjuku located in Tokyo is a 3 star hotel, and is just one of thousands of hotels available on HotelBook.com.
www.hotelbook.com /en/hotel.cfm?task=details&id_brandproperty=UZ;5235   (301 words)

 Shinjuku Park Tower, Tokyo
Shinjuku Park Tower has 3 elements; S tower, which is 235m (771ft) tall with 52-storeys, C tower which is 209m (686ft) tall with 47-storeys and N tower which is 182m (597ft) tall with 41-storeys.
Floors 1 to 8 are occupied by retail stores, floors 9 to 37 are office floors and floors 39 to 52 are occupied by the luxury Park Hyatt Tokyo hotel.
Other firms: Tokyo Gas Urban Development, Taisei Construction Co. Ltd.
www.emporis.com /en/wm/bu/?id=104943   (167 words)

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