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Top Seven Things to Do in Shinjuku

Shinjuku is one of the main business and entertainment hubs in Tokyo. Because of this, there are a ton of hotels situated here, providing travelers with easy with access to the rest of the city. Naturally, there are no shortage of things to do here. However, with so many things to do in Shinjuku, it can be hard to decide on what to do. That said, with my (almost) local knowledge from 18 years here, here are our top seven things to do in Shinjuku. We hope this short guide will give you an idea of where to start.

We'll start at the station!

If you don't want to read a long article, all the main points are covered in this short video.

Shinjuku Station

Shinjuku is the busiest station in the world! Standing still for any length of time in any part of the station, you will witness hordes of people passing by. At rush hour particularly, it will be like a sea of people - no exaggeration! It serves about 3.5 million passengers daily. Putting that into perspective the entire London Underground serves 3.9 million passengers daily. Thinking differently, it is as if the entire population of Uruguay passes through Shinjuku every day!