People waiting at a crosswalk in Shinjuku. There are many tall buildlings in front of them.

The Best Cheap Hotels in Shinjuku

Shinjuku has gone through many changes in recent years, but the district is still a nightlife hotspot, home to a plethora of bars, izakaya and entertainment options. If you want to take full advantage of Shinjuku’s nightlife opportunities but don’t want the hassle of getting across Tokyo afterwards (Tokyo’s public transport system shuts down at … Read more

Shinjuku at Night with a sea of huge buildings everywhere. There are buildings with their lights on for what seems like miles and miles.

Things to Do in Shinjuku at Night

Shinjuku After Dark: A Wealth of Night Life Shinjuku is a different place after dark. The neon signs are turned on, and the staid business district transforms into a gaudy collection of bars and restaurants.  In West Shinjuku, the skyscraper district remains conservative. The sole exception is Yodobashi Camera, lit up with a dazzling light … Read more

A wide-shot taken of the city, with al of the huge buildings everywhere.

Things to Do in Shinjuku in the Day: Something For Everyone

Shinjuku’s skyscrapers are an iconic Tokyo sight. If you’ve ever seen a clip of Godzilla pushing over a skyscraper, chances are you’re looking at Shinjuku. Since 1991 when the Tokyo Government relocated to Shinjuku, the district has enjoyed a reputation as Tokyo’s political center. It’s also a thriving business hub. Shinjuku Station holds the world … Read more