Shinjuku is located in the West of Tokyo. It is a city where the Tokyo government offices resides and hence where a lot of business also resides. It has a population of approximately 340,000 people. Shinjuku has the most busiest train station in the world where approximately 3.7 million passengers pass through the train station everyday.
Shinjuku is mostly a business district and hence has many modern buildings and skyscrapers.
Buildings of Shinjuku
Shinjuku is generally split into West Shinjuku where most of the government offices, business and skyscrapers reside. East Shinjuku is where the entertainment and red light district resides.
This is the Skyscraper district and has the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building which is one of the biggest buildings in Tokyo. This used to be called Yodobashi.
Is the residential area in Shinjuku.
This considered Korean town of tokyo. Many Koreans and korean restaurants resides here.
Entertainment district which has lots of bars and restaurants. It is also the red-light district in Tokyo.
This area is packed full of narrow alleyways, bars, eateries and club. Generally, taking photography is prohibited or looked down upon.
This area is predominately a gay area with lots of gay clubs and bars.
This area is predominately a residential and university student area.
This is also a residential area on the east side of Shinjuku
This area has a mix of commercial and residential buildings.
Shinjuku has one of the biggest parks in Tokyo called Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden (新宿御苑 ). It is approximately 59 hectares with French, English and traditional Japanese designs.