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 Shinjuku, Tokyo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shinjuku is a major urban-transit hub: Shinjuku Station sees an estimated 2 million passengers pass through it each day, with three subway lines, two private-rail commuter lines, and several JR lines passing through it.
Shinjuku (新宿区; -ku) is one of the special wards of Tokyo, Japan.
Consequently, West Shinjuku is one of the few areas in Tokyo with many skyscrapers.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shinjuku,_Tokyo   (411 words)

  
 Shinjuku Station - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Shinjuku is the busiest train station in the world, as well as the second-largest (after Nagoya Station) when measured by area.
Shinjuku Station (新宿駅; -eki) is the main train station in the western city centre of Tokyo, Japan.
Shinjuku was still a quiet community at the time and the station was not heavily trafficked at first.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Shinjuku_Station   (342 words)

  
 Shinjuku
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 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.
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   (1109 words)

  
 Great Public Spaces: Shinjuku Eki (Train Station) Project for Public Spaces (PPS) - Placemaking for Communities
Shinjuku Station is one of the most common meeting places for people because it is the point where all trains in Tokyo converge, so it is convenient to use as a meeting place.
To someone who lived in an American suburb, Shinjuku Station could be overwhelming, but to someone like me who's always lived in crowded cities, such as Manila and Hong Kong, I am completely at home with the massive crowd.
Since it is a transfer station for trains, buses, taxis and shuttles to the airport, most people are there to catch their trains.
www.pps.org /gps/one?public_place_id=761   (825 words)

  
 Tokyo/Shinjuku - Wikitravel
The Kabukichō (歌舞伎町) district, to the northeast of JR Shinjuku station, is Tokyo's most notorious red-light district — although during the daytime you might not even notice, especially if you can't decode the elaborate Japanese codewords on the billboards.
Train is the obvious option for arrival, as Shinjuku Station is on the JR Yamanote, Chuo, Sobu, and Saikyo lines.
The west side of Shinjuku, a seismically stable area that escaped the last earthquake with nary a scratch, is Tokyo's skyscraper district featuring (among others) the gargantuan Tokyo Metropolitan Government Offices.
wikitravel.org /en/Tokyo/Shinjuku   (1552 words)

  
 Station Information - Shinjuku
Shinjuku (新宿区; -ku) is the capital special ward located in western Tokyo, Japan and is a major commercial and administrative centre as well as the location of one of Tokyo's largest public transport interchange, Shinjuku Station.
Shinjuku Ward is home to Waseda University, the Yakult Swallows baseball team, and a barracks of the Self-Defense Forces.
Not only is Shinjuku convenient, but it is also often considered to be a great place to hang out: there are many shopping malls, restaurants, and movie theaters packed into the small city of Shinjuku.
www.stationinformation.com /encyclopedia/s/sh/shinjuku.html   (173 words)

  
 Shinjuku - the heart of Tokyo (well one of the many hearts, but a good one)
As you approach Shinjuku Station from the West you run into some pretty big electronics stores (Yodobashi may be the biggest - and they do a good job on film developing too (click here for photo-op translation cheats).
Past the station to the East is a flood of neon, multi-leveled restaurant buildings, and designer shops (there are lots of smaller spots between these too).
As you're generally only ever a major block from one subway station exit or another, there are 20 or 50 or 100 bikes at a time near every street corner.
www.studiobraun.com /travel/tokyo/shinjuku   (601 words)

  
 matthew burton
Shinjuku Station, the busiest train station in the world: 2 million people per day.
mywebpages.comcast.net /msburton/tokyo/10.htm   (14 words)

  
 Shinjuku Station
And our map showed at least four buildings (several blocks apart) which are simply labeled “Shinjuku Station,” as if that distinguished them.
The Station is probably one of those architectural achievements which is impossible to appreciate fully because it’s impossible to stand still for long (although much longer than at, say, the fish market).
The station proper is enormous, with somewhere between ten and twenty commuter train, express train, Shinkansen, and subway lines running through it.
www.saturnvalley.org /japan/shinjuku-station.html   (264 words)

  
 Tuesday, December 8
Shinjuku station is the busiest train station in the world and also my favorite.
From Shinjuku you take the JR Chuou line to Ochanomizu, and then either switch to the Soubu line which stops at Akihabra, or just get off and walk which is usually what I do.
I tried to take a picture of the best kept secret in Tokyo, a subway station on the Ginza line with the innocuous name of Suehirochou, which turns out to be one of the best (and cheapest) ways to get to Akihabara, but which many of the locals don't seem to know about.
www.halfaya.org /leo/Japan/1998/Tuesday.htm   (1678 words)

  
 Shinjuku :: Tokyo Essentials :: Tokyo Tourist Guide
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.
Shinjuku Station is a good place to start.
Located in Shinjuku, the Keio Plaza hotel is located within just a 5 minute walk from Shinjuku Station.
www.tokyoessentials.com /shinjuku.html   (1084 words)

  
 INSPEC JAPAN
Shinjuku Station is located on the JR Yamanote Line which encircles the central part of MetropolitanTokyo and is located on the west side of the city at roughly 9 o’clock.
Most overnight climbers on the last bus from Shinjuku will greet the sunrise around the altitude of the 8th station.
The bus station is immediately in front of the local railway station and next to a small economy hotel.
www.inspecjapan.com /fuji/gettingthere.html   (2895 words)

  
 SHINJUKU STATION
Shinjuku Station (新宿駅; -eki) is Japan's busiest station.
Located in the commercial centre of Shinjuku ward, it is served by a multitude of JR, private and underground (subway) lines.
www.websters-online-dictionary.org /definition/SHINJUKU+STATION   (56 words)

  
 JNTO Website > Regional Tourist Guides
Shinjuku Station at the Shinjuku renewal project area in Shinjuku-ku is a great terminal where JR Chuo Line, Yamanote Line, Sobu Line, Saikyo Line, Metropolitan subways Shinjuku Line and Oedo Line, private railways Odakyu Line, Keio Line and Seibu-Shinjuku Line concentrate, and over 500,000 people use this station everyday.
Transfer to JR Chuo Line for 14 minutes from Tokyo Station to Shinjuku Station.
If you are coming from Osaka, take JR Tokaido Shinkansen Line for 2 hours and 30 minutes from Shin-Osaka Station to Tokyo Station.
www.jnto.go.jp /eng/RTG/RI/kanto/tokyo/sinjuku/shinjuku.html   (258 words)

  
 JR Yamanote Line
Hamamatsucho is the closest JR station to the Tokyo Tower and Zojoji Temple.
Shinagawa is the closest JR station to Sengakuji Temple.
Yurakucho Station is the closest JR station to the Sakuradamon entrance gate of the Imperial Palace and to the famous Ginza shopping and entertainment district.
www.japan-guide.com /e/e2370.html   (393 words)

  
 International Conference of Science and Humanities
The East side of JR Shinjuku Station also has hundreds of shops and restaurants, but these may be a bit far from the campus if you are intending to have a quick lunch.
There are many places to get a quick bite in the JR Shinjuku Station underground complex, and on the small streets bordered by the Post Office, Koshu Avenue, and JR Shinjuku Station.
Shinjuku is one of the major areas for dining, shopping and entertainment in Tokyo.
www.iccconcepts.com /Kogakuin_ul/about_japan.html   (256 words)

  
 Heavens Music: SHINJUKU STATION
Several commuter rail lines intersect at Shinjuku, and the station is quite busy.
But at Shinjuku Station, with it's many platform, each platform has it's own distinct tune, some quite beautiful and melodic.
Commuter train stations in Tokyo often have a buzzer or sound of some kind to signal a train's arrival and departure.
www.heavenswelsh.com /music/shinjuku.html   (111 words)

  
 Articles - Train station
The world's busiest train station, in terms of daily passenger throughput, is Shinjuku Station in Tokyo, Japan.
Many train stations — unsurprisingly — date from the 19th century and reflect the architecture of the time, grand in scale and size, lending prestige to the city as well as to railway operations.
The first railway stations in the modern sense were on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, opened in 1830.
www.gaple.com /articles/Train_station?mySession=13023ecf25ea459cce6d3288d9f33c07   (966 words)

  
 Catapult Japan
From any subway other than the Toei Shinjuku or other Toei lines, take the Tozai line (light blue) to Nakano station (usually the end of the line).
Shinjuku should be the fourth stop (about 9 minutes).
It takes a total of about 5 minutes to walk from Nakano Station to the office (including time waiting for the signal to change).
www.catapult.com /locations/japan_1.htm   (214 words)

  
 The Wanderlust [ reports.thewanderlust.net and reports.thewanderlust.com ] - a collection of travel reports from around the world
As I suspected the bus only went to Shinjuku station, and not to the hotel I was staying in, thanks for no advice Flight Centre.
Shinjuku station divides this ward in to two unique sides, East and West Shinjuku.
The trip from Narita airport to Shinjuku station took about an hour and a half.
www.thewanderlust.net /reports/asia/tokyo.php   (869 words)

  
 New Page 2
Shinjuku is a business and shopping district found in the west of Tokyo.
When touring through Shinjuku, Shinjuku Station is a good place to start.
Right outside of Shibuya Station is the very famous statue, Hachiko, the legendary dog.
www.nd.edu /~phidaka/index-3.htm   (636 words)

  
 Shinjuku
Shinjuku is located on the western edge of the Yamanote line loop and Shinjuku station is the nation's busiest.
Shinjuku is known for its bars and adult entertainment.
Shinjuku is a favorite spot for young adults and business men.
www.artisandevelopers.com /web/tokyo/shinjuku.htm   (195 words)

  
 ag0ny's homepage: ag0ny.com: Tokyo pictures (June-July 2001): Around Shinjuku station
With almost 1.5 million commuters each day, Shinjuku station is one of the busiests of the world, and one of the most visited places in Tokyo.
Shinjuku street in the afternoon, viewed from a brigde over a road in front of Shinjuku station minamiguchi (south exit).
North side of Shinjuku Station (the station is to the right).
www.ag0ny.com /tokyo-200106-shinjuku.php   (332 words)

  
 Tokyo Eye: Tokyo Travel Guide
JR Shinjuku Station is said to be the busiest station in the world with 760 thousand passengers boarding trains daily.
Shinjuku is Tokyo's western terminal and the starting point for Odakyu Railway services to Hakone, a mountainous hot-spring resort with a beautiful lake.
Just minutes away from Shinjuku Station at the end of a moving walkway, Takashimaya Times Square is a massive shopping/entertainment/dining complex.
tokyo-i.tripod.com /tokyo/shinjuku.htm   (658 words)

  
 Fodor's Travel Guides Forums Messages
Shinjuku Station is a major subway and train hub so lots of connections available to anywhere in Japan.
Also there is an Odakyu Rail station at Shinjuku where you can buy a Hakone Free Pass and you can take their train from Shinjuku through Odawara to Hakone-Yumoto.
The Keio Plaza is closer to Shinjuku station than the Hilton.
www.fodors.com /forums/pgMessages.jsp?fid=27&tid=34584847&numresponses=13&start=0   (912 words)

  
 USD 233 News - Japan Study Tour - Teacher's Report
Shinjuku Station is considered the busiest train station in the world with about 2 million people per day traversing through it.
Maneuvering through Shinjuku station was an experience the kids will not soon forget.
We stayed for one night in Shinjuku, one of the busiest areas of Tokyo.
www.olathe.k12.ks.us /media/releases/061504.php   (835 words)

  
 Directions to Aikido Hombu Dojo Tokyo Japan
From there, walk to the Shinjuku-nishiguchi Station, which is located north and west of the JR Shinjuku Station (the main Japan Railways station).
It is only a few minutes walk from the JR Shinjuku Station to the Shinjuku-nishiguchi station.
The Shinjuku-nishiguchi Station can be reached from the main Shinjuku station by underground passage.
www.aikidoohana.org /hombu_direction.htm   (332 words)

  
 Shinjuku Prince Hotel
Shinjuku, the new city center of Tokyo, is full of exciting activities.
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.
In Kabuki-cho, the very heart of this district, Shinjuku Prince Hotel, the 25-story building is standing.
www.asiatravel.com /hongkong/ex-hk/shinjuku-prince.html   (433 words)

  
 Shinjuku Station - Lyle (Hiroshi) Saxon, Images Through Glass, ITG
Motionless pictures don't quite capture the feeling of constant motion that is Shinjuku Station, but these might at least give you a hint.
I'm always reading conflicting figures for just how many people pass through Shinjuku Station, but apparently it is the highest number in the country (in the world?).
Shinjuku Station - Lyle (Hiroshi) Saxon, Images Through Glass, ITG
www5d.biglobe.ne.jp /~LLLtrs/PhotoGlryMain/PhotoGlryA/ShinjukuStation.html   (112 words)

  
 TCVB Recommendations -Shinjuku Station-
Station workers facilitate the process by shoving them into the trains from behind.
Most department stores around the station open on the stroke of 10:00 with a small, regimented ceremony at the main entrance.
It is said that office workers spend an average of two hours a day commuting in and out of the city.
www.tcvb.or.jp /en/infomation/7recom/wt2.html   (429 words)

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