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Top 10 Shinjuku Spots! The Golden Route to Explore the City!
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A Lv99 dungeon even for Japanese! Cover the highlights with your guide


Shinjuku station is used by more than 3.6 million people every day, and its number is registered with Guinness record. The big city where many people come and go has evolved with the times, and it has many different attractions. For example, we recommend people who want to see the lively city, to go shopping, to try Japanese food, or those who want to spend a relaxing time in nature. See the highlights of Shinjuku, from retro scenery that feels history to glimmering neon lights full of people. Shinjuku is sometimes said that it is difficult to stroll around the area even for Japanese people living in Tokyo, but you can get around efficiently with your tour guide!

Highlights


・ In a garden with vast grounds, you can enjoy the unique view of a city where skyscrapers line up behind trees.
・ Overview of Tokyo from the observatory deck at the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. The view overlooking the buildings is amazing.
・ You can feel as if you have slipped back in time through the Retro Izakaya Street.
・ If you look at the neon lights and Godzilla heads at Kabukicho, Japan's best shopping district, you can feel the real Shinjuku.
・ At the Samurai Museum, you can take a picture with samurai armor and sword. 

Attractions


・ Shinjuku Gyoen: A park with vast grounds, a 10-minute walk from Shinjuku Station, where you can enjoy the seasonal nature. Perfect for those who want to feel relaxing and spend time slowly. The contrast between rare trees and skyscrapers is also unusual!
・ Tokyo Metropolitan Government Observation Deck: There is an observatory space on the 45th floor of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, which offers a panoramic view of Tokyo for free. You can see the Tokyo Tower, the Sky Tree, and Mt. Fuji when the weather is nice, and enjoy the spectacular views.
・Himawari Sushi: Let's go eat sushi that is very popular all over the world! This restaurant is a cheap, delicious and popular conveyor belt sushi restaurant. Of course, you can enjoy the taste of sushi, but also enjoy the sushi that comes out on the conveyor!
・ Omoide Yokocho (Alley): A small street is lined with small Izakaya and the retro atmosphere here! Let's take a picture that seems to have slipped back in the Showa era. In the evening, the Izakaya starts to open, and it becomes very busy! If you like this spot, why not visit for dinner after the tour?
・ BICQLO: A shopping center that integrates UNIQLO, an apparel shop, and BIC CAMERA, an electronics retailer. Many people visit even on weekdays because everything from clothes to daily necessities is available. If you have something you want to buy, you can enjoy shopping slowly.
・ Kabukicho Ichiban-Gai (street): Japan's best shopping district! In the past, it was difficult to visit easily due to poor security, but now it has become a spot with many tourists and a representative tourist spot in Shinjuku.
・ Godzilla head at Shinjuku Toho Building: Real Godzilla has appeared on the building! Godzilla is a monster from a movie that represents Japan and has been given a Shinjuku-ku special resident card. You can see how Godzilla is loved in Japan! If you're lucky, you'll be able to watch Godzilla's music play and see Godzilla blowing fire!
・ Samurai Museum: This museum displays the Samurai armor and swords. It is not only equipment for battle but also attract attention as art! You can also take photos with the armor and sword, which makes you an unforgettable experience!
・ Shinjuku Golden-Gai: An area with more than 200 small restaurants. The restaurant is in a wooden building that remains the atmosphere of the 1950s. You can see Shinjuku where newness and oldness atmosphere here!
・ Hanazono Shrine: Located right next to Golden-Gai, which is known as the guardian of Shinjuku. Even though it is in the city, this shrine is impressive with its bright red-colored shrine surrounded by trees. During the daytime, you can see the beautiful shrine under the blue sky, and at night you can see the magnificent figure light up.

Notes

・Please wear comfortable clothing as this tour involves a lot of walking.
・The tour begins and ends in different locations. If you would like to change the location of where the tour ends, please consult with your tour guide.
・This tour includes a lunch/dinner venue.

Expenses Not Included

The travel expense is not included in the tour fee. Please bring extra money to experience this tour to its fullest.
(Entrance fees, transportation fees, activity fees, etc. - at least about JPY3,400 /person)

Meeting Point

JR Shinjuku Station in front of the South East Exit



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