LIVING in SHINJUKU

Updated: Jul 2

Shinjuku, one of the most popular areas for tourists to visit and also a well-known area for Japaneses to hangout. You can find all kinds of department stores, restaurants, movie theaters, night life and commercial buildings over here.


Shinjuku station is one of the most convenient & busiest station in Tokyo. Serving as the main connecting hub for rail traffic allowing us to easily access to every parts of Tokyo. Hence, benefiting from the conveniences of both living and transporting, Shinjuku is an attractive area for people to live in.


ACCESS



FAMOUS LOCATION

1. Kabukicho

Famous red light district , with some sexually oriented industries as well as nightclubs, izakayas, restaurants, theaters, business hotels, and "love hotels". Although this area may seems a bit seedy, it is generally safe. You can have fun until the late night without feeling worried here.


2. Shin-Okubo (Korea Town) , Okubo (Small China Town)

Shin-Okubo, Tokyo‘s most well-known Korea Town. You can find a lot of Local Korean Cuisines, Groceries and K-POP merchandise here. Besides Koreans and Chinese, others communities from Asia including Vietnamese, Indonesians, Thais and Malaysians are found in Okubo. Therefore, you can find authentic South East Asian cuisine, Asian grocery stores, Indian restaurants and even Halal Shops here.


3. Shinjuku Gyoen

Largest parks in the city. Popular parks which comprised of three different types of gardens. Formerly an Imperial Owned Family Park for recreation, but now had opened for public. It is very famous for Cherry Blossom viewing in the spring as well as autumn when the leaves change.


4. Shinjuku Ni-Chome & Shinjuku San-Chome

Shinjuku Ni-Chome, You may find similar to the Kabukicho Area over here, there are many pubs and bars here, particularly gay bars. Meanwhile, Shinjuku San-Chome has many department stores such as ISETAN, ISETAN Men, IOIO, IOIO Annex, and IOIO Men.


5. Takadanobaba

Neighbouring with Many Language School and Famous Private University "Waseda University" , this area is synonymous with student. Come students, come cheap everything. Expect budget izakaya, bars, cafes and all groceries. Takadanobaba is an area with prominent Southeast Asian Population too.


AVERAGE RENT near SHINJUKU

Apartment Type Average Rent

1R / 1K ¥ 110,000

1LDK / 2K / 2DK ¥ 170,000

2LDK / 3K / 3DK ¥ 260,000


HOSPITALS

Tokyo Medical University Hospital, TEL: 03-3342-6111

Address: 6 Chome-7-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City


Tokyo Yamate Medical Center, TEL: 03-3364-0251

Address: 3 Chome-22-1 Hyakunincho, Shinjuku City


Seibo Hospital Shinjuku, TEL: 03-3951-1111

Address: 2 Chome-5-1 Nakaochiai, Shinjuku City


Keio University Hospital, TEL: 03-3353-1211

Address: 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku City


UNIVERSITIES


FITNESS (24hrs)

  • Anytime Fitness Nishi-Shinjuku

  • JOYFIT 24 Yotsuya

  • Anytime Fitness Kagurazaka

  • JOYFIT Nishiwaseda

*simple selection in the area


SUPERMARKETS

  • Ito Yokado

  • Maruetsu

  • Marushō Wakaba Shop

  • Kitchen Court

  • Kagurazaka KIMURAYA

  • Ito Yokado Waseda

  • Peacock Takadanobaba

*simple selection in the area


DEPARTMENT STORES

  • Odakyu Department Store Shinjuku

  • Keio Department Store Shinjuku

  • Shinjuku Marui Main Building

  • NEWoman Shinjuku

  • Takashimaya Shinjuku

  • Lumine EST Shinjuku

  • ISETAN Shinjuku


FAMILY FRIENDLY FEATURES

  • Nishi-Shinjuku Children Hall

  • Shinjuku Ward Yotsuya Children Hall

  • Bentencho Kids Centre

  • Takadanobaba 2nd Children Hall

  • Takadanobaba Children Hall

  • Shinjuku City Yotsuya Library


USEFUL INFO

City Office

Shinjuku City Office,

Address: 1 Chome-4-1 Kabukicho, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-8484

TEL: 03-3209-1111

Website: http://www.city.shinjuku.lg.jp/


Police Station

Shinjuku Police Station,

Address: 6 Chome-1-1 Nishishinjuku, Shinjuku City, Tokyo 160-0023

TEL: 03-3346-0110

Website:https://www.keishicho.metro.tokyo.jp/about_mpd/shokai/ichiran/kankatsu/shinjuku/index.html



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