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Okubo Area Guide, Shibuya Ward Neighbourhoods: 大久保 

Updated: Jun 12, 2022

Situated inside Shinjuku Ward, the neighborhood of Okubo is only north of the rambling downtown area of Shinjuku Station. Moving north from Okubo you'll experience Takadanobaba, the vivacious worker/understudy center point. East of Okubo itself is Shin-Okubo, the current Koreatown area of interest in Tokyo. Also, traveling west from Okubo will carry you to more private neighborhoods among Nakano and Shinjuku.

Considering this topographical situating, Okubo possesses a piece of Shinjuku Ward where the garish lights of the city disappear and the roads give way to more private, more settled residing climate.


AVERAGE RENT near Okubo, Shinjuku

Apartment Type Average Rent

1R / 1K ¥ 120,000

1LDK / 2K / 2DK ¥ 180,000

2LDK / 3K / 3DK ¥ 260,000

Okubo is regularly eclipsed by the prevalence of it's kin station, Shin-Okubo. Shin-Okubo's area on the Yamanote Line and it's different, worldwide neighborhood cosmetics give it a young and exuberant climate. These different sides of northern Shinjuku give us an investigate the many appearances to Tokyo. On one hand, the marvelousness and style of Shin-Okubo flaunts the mainstream society and current side of Tokyo; which is differentiated by the more laid-back, sensible climate in Okubo.


1.Tokyo Metropolitan Toyama Park 東京都立 戸山公園(大久保地区)

In metropolitan "Toyama park" which is brimming with green, the entire region around "Mount Hakone" is supposed to be renowned spot for its cherry blooms. "Mount Hakone" is the ideal possibilities point that can disregard tall structure of Shinjuku from top in the most elevated mountain in Shinjuku-ku, however tallness is just 44.6 meters. In rural home of a daimyo of the Owari Tokugawas, it was supposed to be well known name "Toyama mountain house" initially. Absolute real esatate gave 25 perspectives 136,000 tsubo rests in walking garden and was Koraku-en Garden of Mito place of Koishikawa and well known nursery to arrange. We arrived at the Meiji Restoration after a short time and turned into the military Toyama school and proceeded until World War II end. "Mount Hakone" of Tsukiyama that was a piece of the nursery at the time is left at this point. Likewise, things which painter of Buncho Tani and Kano bunch drew picture look about state at the time are left.

2. Korean Town shin okubo

Near the Shinjuku region is an intriguing difference in landscape from the customary Tokyo spots: Shin-Okubo. Tokyo's 'Korean Town' isn't only for those fixated on the beautiful essences of the Korean Pop world. All things considered, the little yet dynamic region in Shin-Okubo brags a ton road food, karaoke, markets, eateries and bars that hotshot the South Korean energy and lifestyle.


Ohkubo Hospital 大久保病院

Address: 2-4-4-1 Kabukicho, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-8488

TEL: +81352737711


  • Waseda University Faculty of Science and Engineering 早稲田大学理工学術院


  • DEED Personal Training Gym ∞ Higashi Shinjuku

  • Anytime Fitness Higashi Shinjuku

*Simple selection of the area.


  • Asian Ingredients Supermarket Nikko Sohonten Ashu Food Museum

  • Seoul market

  • Maruetsu Orange Court Store

  • Gyomu Super Shinjuku Okubo Store

  • Olympic

  • My Basket Okubo

*Simple selection of the area.

Department Store

Useful Information:

Police Station:

Yoyogi Police Station

Address: 6-1-1 Nishi-Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo

TEL: 03-3346-0110

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